DIE Sabbati, 11 Maii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
|Ds. Cowper, Cancellarius.
Dux Kent, Senescallus.
Dux Newcastle, Camerarius.
Dux Bucks & Nor.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. North & Grey.
E. of Exeter et al. Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act
for confirming a Partition lately made of the Estate of
Sir John Brownlow Baronet, deceased, in the Counties of Lincoln, York, Middlesex, and Hertford, remaining unsold, and Articles of Agreement relating thereunto; and also the several Conveyances made of the
Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Bill
be committed to the Lords following; (videlicet,)
|L. Abp. York.
L. Bp. Norwich.
L. Bp. Hereford.
L. Bp. Rochester.
L. Bp. Gloucester.
L. Bp. Lincoln.
L. North & Grey.
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on
Monday the Twenty-seventh Day of this Instant
May, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the
Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and
to adjourn as they please.
River Wear and Port of Sunderland; Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for
the Preservation and Improvement of the River Wear,
and Port and Haven of Sunderland, in the County of
Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a
Committee of the whole House, on Monday the Twentieth Day of this Instant May.
Sir John Burke's Appeal withdrawn, not coming in Time.
A Petition and Appeal of Sir John Burke Baronet;
complaining of a Decree of the Court of Chancery in
Ireland, made the Eighteenth Day of May 1716, in a
Cause wherein John Earl of Clanriccard was Plaintiff,
and the Appellant and others Defendants; and praying, "That the same may be reversed," was presented
to the House and read; and was, by their Lordships
Leave, withdrawn, no sufficient Reason having been offered why the same was not presented within the Time
limited by the Standing Order of this House.
Field et al. to be naturalized.
Upon reading the Petition of John Jacob Heldt, John
Gerekin, John Henry Vassmer, Peter Rameyer, Christian
Benjamin Mentzell, and Theodore Van Rheden; praying,
"That Leave may be given to bring in a Bill, for
It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a
Bill, according to the Prayer of the Petition.
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
A Message from the House of Commons, by the Lord
Castlecomer and others:
With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable John Barrington, alias Shute, Esquire, and his Issue Male, to
change their Surname to Barrington, according to the
Settlement of Francis Barrington Esquire, deceased;"
to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Ld. Caher versus Nagle et al.:
Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Lord Baron of
Caher in the Kingdom of Ireland; setting forth, "That
the Respondents to the Petitioner's Appeal were ordered to answer the same on the Nineteenth of April
last; and though one Mr. Glascock hath taken a Copy
of the said Appeal, yet there is no Answer put in;"
and praying, "That a peremptory Day may be appointed for the Respondents to answer; and that Service of the Order of this House on their Clerk in
Chancery in Ireland may be good Service:"
And a Person being called in, and examined upon
Oath, at the Bar, touching the Allegations of the said
Respondents to answer peremptorily.
It is Ordered, That the Respondents to the said
Appeal be, and are hereby, required peremptorily to
put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto,
in Writing, on Saturday the First Day of June next;
and that the Service of this Order on the Respondents
Clerk in Chancery in Ireland shall be good Service, in
Order concerning hearing Causes.
The House (according to Order) proceeded to take
into Consideration the Standing Order of this House, of
the 14th of January 1705, which forbids the Reading of
any private Bill before the Hearing of a Cause; and also
the Order of the 28th of June 1715, which directs Causes
to be called in precisely at Eleven a Clock, and no
other Business to intervene.
And the said Orders being read:
It is Ordered, That, for the better Observation
thereof, this House will (after the Causes already appointed to be heard) appoint Tuesdays, Thursdays, and
Saturdays only, for the Hearing of Causes, during this
Session of Parliament; upon which Days the Causes
shall be called in at the First Sitting of the House; and
nothing to intervene.
Barrington, alias Shute, Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to
enable John Barrington, alias Shute, Esquire, and his
Issue Male, to change their Surname to Barrington,
according to the Settlement of Francis Barrington
Committee to view the Parliament office.
Ordered, That the Committee, appointed to consider the Petition of William Cowper Esquire, Clerk of
the Parliaments, and view the Place where the Records
are deposited at the Parliament-office, be revived; and
meet on Tuesday next, at Ten a Clock; and that the
Earl of Warrington, Lord Bishop of Carlisle, and Lord
Foley, be added to the said Committee.
Cary versus White et al.
The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein John Cary
Esquire is Appellant, and John White and others Respondents:"
It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said
Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Saturday the Twentyfifth Day of this Instant May, at Eleven a Clock.
Hamilton versus Darcy, Pleadings proved.
The House being informed, "That several Pleadings,
to be made Use of on hearing the Appeal of Darcy
Hamilton Esquire, depending in this House, whereunto
Hyacinthus Darcy Esquire is Respondent, are brought
from Ireland; and that John Wolf, the Person who
came over to prove the same, is under a present
Necessity of going back again to that Kingdom:"
And the House being thereupon moved, "That he
may be permitted to deliver in the said Pleadings and
prove the same:" He was accordingly called in; and
delivered, at the Bar, a Bag full of Papers or Writings,
which he attested upon Oath to be true Copies, he
having examined all of them with the Originals.
Moor et al. versus Mattocks et al.
Upon reading the Petition of John Cary Esquire;
setting forth, "That the Appeal, wherein the Petitioner and others are Appellants, and Thomas Mattocks
and others Respondents, is appointed to be heard on
Wednesday next;" and praying, "That the said Hearing
may be put off for a Fortnight or Three Weeks, in regard the Papers, lodged in the Clerk of the Parliaments' Hands for the Petitioner's Perusal, are very
much broken and defaced:"
And the Petitioner being called in, and examined
upon Oath, at the Bar, touching Notice given to the
other Side, pursuant to the Standing Order:
It is Ordered, That the Hearing of the said Cause
be, and is hereby, adjourned to Tuesday the Twentyeighth Day of this Instant May, at Eleven a Clock.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, decimum quartum diem instantis Maii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.