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House of Lords Journal Volume 18: 31 January 1708

Pages 440-442

Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 18, 1705-1709. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.

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DIE Sabbati, 31 Januarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Dunel. & D. Crewe.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Landaven.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Comes Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Dux Newcastle, C. P. S.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Marlborough.
Dux Buckingham.
Dux Queensberry.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Roxburghe.
March. Kent, Camerarius.
March. Dorchester.
March. Tweeddale.
March. Lothian.
Comes Dorset & Midd'x.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Poulett.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Bindon.
Comes Crafurd.
Comes Sutherland.
Comes Mar.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Weymyss.
Comes Leven.
Comes Seafield.
Comes Stair.
Comes Roseberie.
Comes Glasgow.
Comes I'lay.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Ds. d' Berkeley.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Hervey.

PRAYERS.

Thanks to Bp. Lincoln, for his Sermon.

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Thanks of this House shall be, and are hereby, given to the Lord Bishop of Lincoln, for his Sermon preached Yesterday before this House, in the Abbey Church at Westminster; and he is hereby desired to print and publish the same.

Bromley, Leave for a Bill.

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Lord Chief Baron of the Court of Exchequer and Mr. Justice Blencowe, upon the Petition of John Bromley Esquire and others; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Purposes in the Petition mentioned:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners have hereby Leave to bring in a Bill, according to the Prayer of their Petition.

Wood's Papers, concerning his Complaint against Commodore Kerr, to be returned.

The House being moved, at the Request of Mr. Wood, "That his Papers and Affidavits may be returned to him, he being to be examined in that Matter in another Place:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Mr. Wood's Papers and Affidavits shall be delivered to him; and that he returns them in convenient Time.

Stephens's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, Intituled, "An Act for selling the Estate of Thomas Stephens Esquire, in the Counties of Chester and Stafford; and for settling of another Estate, of as great or greater Value, in the County of Gloucester, to the same Uses."

Gay's Petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of Winifred Gay Widow, Relict and Administratrix of John Gay Gentleman, deceased, Francis Gay, Major Phillips, Quirina Philips, Mary Gay, Thomas Goddard Clerk, Ambrose Awdry, Jeremy Awdry, Thomas Dugdale Gentleman, Joseph Langton, Edward Carter, Esquires, Robert Peirce Doctor in Physic, and William Wilcox Gentleman; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for vesting of the Estate and Interest of Goddard Gay, in the Petition mentioned, in Persons in Trust, to sell and convey the same; and to pay the Money arising thereon to the said Goddard Gay (if he be living, and shall demand the same within Seven Years), or at the End of such Time to such Persons as shall be entitled to the same under him; as also to direct the Sale of the Term of Fourscore and Nineteen Years, limited by the Settlement in the Petition mentioned; and for applying the Money arising thereby for the same Trusts and Purposes as the said Term is by the said Settlement limited:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration of the said Petition shall be, and is hereby, referred to Mr. Baron Price and Mr. Justice Dormer; who are forthwith to summon all Parties that are to be concerned in the Bill; and, after hearing them, to report to the House the State of the Case, with their Opinion thereupon, under their Hands, and whether all Parties concerned in the Consequences of the Bill have signed the Petition; and also that the Judges, having perused the Bill, do sign the same.

War in Spain.

The House, pursuant to Order, was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee again, to proceed further in Consideration of the State of the Nation, in relation to the War in Spain, and the Papers relating thereto.

After some Time, the House was resum ed.

And the Lord Herbert reported, "That the Committee of the whole House had made some further Progress in the Matters to them referred; and desired another Time may be appointed, for the House to be in a Committee, to proceed therein."

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House shall be put into a Committee again, to proceed further in Consideration of the State of the Nation, in relation to the War in Spain, and the Papers relating thereto, on Wednesday next, at Twelve a Clock.

Papers delivered by the E. of Peterborrow.

The Earl of Peterborow delivered several Papers; the Titles whereof were read, as follow; (videlicet,)

"No 1.

"Translation of a Letter from the King of Spain to my Lord Peterborow, of the 25th May, 1706."

"Copy of Mr. Stanhope's Letter, 26 May, 1706."

"Translation of a Letter from my Lord Peterborow to the King of Spain, of the 26th May, 1706."

"No 2.

"A. Translation, Copy of the Earl of Peterborow's Letter to the King of Spain, June 5th, 1706."

"B. Translation of the King of Spain's Letter to the Earl of Peterborow, 9th June, 1706."

"C. My Lord Peterborow's Answer to the King of Spain's Letter of the 9th of June, translated from the French, 13th June, 1706."

"D. The Copy of a Letter to Count de Noyelles, General to the King of Spain, 18th June, 1706."

"E. Translation of Count de Noyelles' Letter, July 6th, 1706."

"F. Translation of Count de Noyelles', June 9th, 1706."

"G. H. Translation of the Portugal Ambassador's Letters to my Lord Peterborow, July 3d and 19th, 1706."

"No 3.

"I. Copy of Mr.Stanhope's Letter, June 11th, 1706."

"K. Copy of Mr. Stanhope's Letter, June 18th, 1706."

"L. Copy of Mr. Stanhope's Letter to my Lord Peterborow, June 29th, 1706.

"M. Lerida, a Copy of Mr. Stanhope's Letter, 9th July, 1706."

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"No 5.

"P. Translation of a Letter from the Earl of Peterborow to the King of Spain, June 10th, 1706."

"Q. Translation of my Lord Peterborow's Letter to His Catholic Majesty, 10th June, 1706."

"R. Translation of the Earl of Peterborow's Letter to the King of Spain, June 22d, 1706."

"S. Translation of the Earl of Peterborow's Letter to the King of Spain, June 19th, 1706."

"T. Translation of my Lord Peterborow's Letter to the King of Spain, July 1st, 1706."

"No 6.

"Translations of Extracts of Letters from the Earl of Peterborow to His Catholic Majesty, in June and July, 1706."

"A. E. Translation of the King of Spain's Letter to my Lord Peterborow, June 18th, 1706."

"A. F. Translation of the King of Spain's Letter to my Lord Peterborow, June 21st, 1706."

"Translation of the King of Spain's Letter to my Lord Peterborow, 29th June, 1706; received 3d July, 1706."

"King of Spain's Letter to the Earl of Peterborow, 2d July, 1706."

"A. H. Translation of the King of Spain's Letter to the Earl of Peterborow, 3d July, 1706."

"A. I. Translation of the King of Spain's Letter to my Lord Peterborow, 7th July, 1706."

"Copy of Mr. Stanhope's Letter, July 29th, 1706, N. S."

"No 7.

"Copy of Mr. Stanhope's Letter, June 7th, 1706."

"A. K. Copy of Mr. Stanhope's Letter, June 21st, 1706."

"A. L. Copy of Mr. Stanhope's Letter, July 1st, 1706."

"A. M. Copy of Mr. Stanhope's Letter to the Earl of Peterborow, July 17th, 1706."

"A. N. Copy of Mr. Stanhope's Letter, July 23d, 1706."

"A. O. Copy of Mr. Stanhope's Letter, July 31st, 1706."

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the several Papers delivered this Day by the Earl of Peterborow shall be, and are hereby, referred to the Lords Committees appointed to consider of the State of the Nation, in relation to the War in Spain."

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, secundum diem Februarii jam prox. futur. hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

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