House of Lords Journal Volume 20
1 May 1716

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 20: 1 May 1716', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 20: 1714-1717 (1767-1830), pp. 342-344. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=38567 Date accessed: 21 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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DIE Martis, 1 Maii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. London.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Asaph.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Bangor.
Ds. Cowper, Cancellarius.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
Dux Bolton, Camerarius.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Shrewsbury.
Dux Bucks & Nor.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Roxburgh.
Dux Ancaster, Magnus Camerarius.
Dux Kingston.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Annandale.
Comes Pembroke.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Berkshire.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Holderness.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Grantham.
Comes Godolphin.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Buchan.
Comes Hadinton.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Bute.
Comes I'lay.
Comes Rockingham.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Halifax.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. St. John.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Rosse.
Ds. Belhaven.
Ds. Montjoy.
Ds. Mansel.
Ds. Trevor.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Harborough.
Ds. Carleton.
Ds. Cobham.
Ds. Parker.

Pitt versus Page.

Upon reading the Petition of George Page, Respondent to the Appeal of Mathew Pitt Esquire, brought into this House the Twenty-seventh Day of July last; praying, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the same:"

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Tuesday the Eighth Day of this Instant May, at Eleven a Clock.

Malt, &c. Bill.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Farrer and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for charging and continuing the Duties on Malt, Mum, Cyder, and Perry, for the Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Sixteen; and for compelling several Receivers to finish and clear their Accompts; and for making Duplicates of Exchequer Bills, Lottery Tickets, and Orders, lost, burnt, or destroyed; and for enlarging the Time for adjusting Claims to certain Benefit Tickets; and for allowing the Charge of executing the Lottery Act for the Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ten; and for recovering Monies of several Land Taxes, resting in the Hands of Collectors or Constables at St. Albans; and for preventing Frauds in the Duties upon Soap; and for limiting a Time for Persons, who have certain Annuities for Life or Lives, to demand the Payments thereupon at the Exchequer; and for preventing Frauds in the Duties relating to printed and painted Paper, Callicoes, and other Things therein mentioned;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Messages from H. C. with Bills.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Coniers and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting several Manors, Messuages, Lands, and Hereditaments, late of Charles Earl of Dorset and Middlesex, whereof James late Duke of Ormond, at the Time of his Attainder, was seised, as surviving Trustee named in the Will of the said Earl, in new Trustees and their Heirs, upon the same Trusts;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Treby and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better regulating Hackney Coaches, Carts, Drays, Cars, and Waggons, within the Cities of London and Westminster, and the Weekly Bills of Mortality; and for preventing Mischiefs occasioned by the Drivers riding upon such Carts, Drays, Cars, and Waggons;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Trials for Treason, &c. Bill.

The Earl of Clarendon reported from the Committee of the whole House, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for granting to all Persons the Benefit of an Act, made in the Seventh Year of the Reign of the late King William, intituled, "An Act for regulating of Trials, in Cases of Treason and Misprision of Treason," who shall be proceeded against in Parliament, for any the Crimes of Treason and Misprision of Treason in the said Act mentioned," was committed, the Amendments made by the Committee to the said Bill.

Which were read Twice, and agreed to.

Ordered, That the Bill, with the Amendments, be engrossed.

Burlington Piers, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to revive and continue an Act of the Eighth and Ninth Years of the Reign of His late Majesty King William, for Repair of the Piers of Bridlington, alias Burlington, in the East Riding of the County of York."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, To-morrow.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Campbell and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the continuing the Duty of Two Penny Scots, or One Sixth of a Penny Sterling, on every Pint of Ale and Beer that shall be vended or sold within the City of Glasgow and Privileges thereof, for the Benefit of the said City;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

E. Dorset's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting several Manors, Messuages, Lands, and Hereditaments, late of Charles Earl of Dorset and Middlesex, whereof James late Duke of Ormond, at the Time of his Attainder, was seised, as surviving Trustee named in the Will of the said Earl, in new Trustees and their Heirs, upon the same Trusts."

Ordered, That the said Bill be read a Second Time To-morrow.

Proctor's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Thomas Proctor, of Rock, in the County of Northumberland, Esquire, to raise the Sum of Four Thousand Pounds, out of his Estate, for Payment of his Debts, and making Provision for his Younger Children."

E. Marischall & al. Attainder, Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Attainder of George Earl of Marischall, William Earl of Seaforth, James Earl of Southesque, James Earl of Panmuir, and others, of High Treason, unless they shall render themselves to Justice by a Day certain, therein limited."

And, after some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Clarendon reported, from the said Committee, "That they had gone through the Bill; and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Hamilton versus University of Glasgow.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein James Hamilton of Dalziel Esquire is Appellant, and Sir James Pollock Knight, Rector, and several other Members of the University of Glasgow, are Respondents:"

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Wednesday the Ninth Day of this Instant May, at Eleven a Clock.

Hackney Coaches, &c. Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better regulating Hackney Coaches, Carts, Drays, Cars, and Waggons, within the Cities of London and Westm'r, and the Weekly Bills of Mortality; and for preventing Mischiefs occasioned by the Drivers riding upon such Carts, Drays, Cars, and Waggons."

Glasgow Duty on Beer, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the continuing the Duty of Two Pennies Scots, or One Sixth of a Penny Sterling, on every Pint of Ale and Beer that shall be vended or sold within the City of Glasgow and Privileges thereof, for the Benefit of the said City."

Stockton Parish, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for explaining and making more effectual an Act, passed in the Twelfth Year of the Reign of Her late Majesty Queen Anne, intituled, An Act for making the Chapelry of Stockton, in the County of Durham, a distinct Parish."

Wilkins & al. to attend, about printing Proceedings in a News Paper.

Whereas this Day was appointed, for W. Wilkins and A. Dodd to attend, in order to be examined, touching a Paragraph in a printed Paper, intituled, "The Evening General Post;" and also for Daniel Bridge to attend, to give an Account concerning the printing a Paper, intituled, "An Account of the Trial of the Earl of Winton:"

It is Ordered, That the said several Persons do attend this House To-morrow, for the Purposes aforesaid.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad & in diem Mercurii, secundum diem instantis Maii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.