House of Lords Journal Volume 20: 15 March 1718

Pages 653-655

Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 20, 1714-1717. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.

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DIE Sabbati, 15 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. London.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Asaph.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Bangor.
Ds. Cowper, Cancellarius.
Dux Kingston, C. P. S.
Dux Kent, Senescallus.
Dux Newcastle, Camerarius.
Dux Marlborough.
Dux Bucks.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Roxburgh.
Comes Derby.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Berks.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Litchfield.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Holderness.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Sutherland.
Comes Rothes.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Oxford.
Viscount Castleton.
Viscount St. John.
Viscount Stanhope.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Teynham.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Lumley.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Rosse.
Ds. Belhaven.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. Montjoy.
Ds. Mansel.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Harborough.
Ds. Carleton.
Ds. Cobham.
Ds. Parker.
Ds. Coningesby.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. Torrington.


Bank Annuities, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making the Dividend of Subscribed Lottery Annuities, and other Annuities established by several Acts of Parliament, payable Half Yearly at the Bank of England."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Monday next.

Commissioners Army, Debts, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to appoint Commissioners, to take, examine, state, and determine, the Debts due to the Army; and to examine and state the Demands of several Foreign Princes and States, for Subsidies during the late War."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Monday next.

Malt Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Duties on Malt, Mum, Cyder, and Perry, for the Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighteen; and for making forth Duplicates of Exchequer Bills, Lottery Tickets, and Orders, lost, burnt or destroyed; and for appropriating the Supplies granted in this Session of Parliament."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Monday next.

Burnet's Appeal not to stay Proceedings.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Dame Margaret Burnet, Widow of Sir Thomas Burnet of Lyes, complaining of several Interlocutory Sentences and Decrees of the Lords of Session in Scotland, and Lord Ordinary; the last of which is dated the Fifth of this Instant March, made on the Behalf of Sir Alexand'r Burnet; and praying, "That the same may be reversed:"

It is Ordered, That the said Sir Alexand'r Burnet may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and is hereby required to put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on or before Saturday the Twelfth Day of April next: But, in regard the said Appeal is brought so late in the Session, the receiving the same shall not stay Proceedings in the Court below, upon the said Interlocutory Sentences and Decrees, until further Order of this House.

No more Appeals to be received this Session.

Ordered, and Declared, That this House will receive no more Appeals this Session of Parliament.

Dover Harbour Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term of Years granted by the Acts of the Eleventh and Twelfth Years of King William the Third, and Second and Third Years of Queen Anne, for the Repair of Dover Harbour."

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."

Ludolph & al. Nat. Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to naturalize Martin Ludolph, Ulrick Jansen, and John Ludolph Spellerberg."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill with the Amendments, shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with Amendments to it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Orlebar and Mr. Bennet:

To acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, whereunto their Lordships desire their Concurrence.

Running of Goods, to prevent, Bill.

Whereas this Day was appointed, for the House to be in a Committee, to consider further of the Bill to prevent the clandestine Running of Goods:

It is Ordered, That this House shall, on Monday next, be put into a Committee again, to consider further of the said Bill.

Papers concerning Dover Harbour to be returned.

Ordered, That the Book and several Papers laid before this House, in relation to the Bill for Repair of Dover Harbour, be returned to the proper Officers to whom the same belong.

Bristol Workhouse Bill.

The Earl of Clarendon (according to Order) reported from the Committee of the whole House to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better explaining several Acts therein mentioned, for erecting of Hospitals and Workhouses within the City of Bristol, for the employing and maintaining the Poor thereof, and for making the said Acts more effectual," was committed, the Amendments made by the Committee to the said Bill.

Which were read Twice, and agreed to by the House; and another Amendment was made, by the House, to the Bill.

Ordered, That the said Bill be read the Third Time on Monday next; and the Lords to be summoned; and Notice given them of the Occasion.

Rose & al. Nat. Bill:

The House proceeded to take into Consideration the Amendments made by the Commons to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Peter Rose and others."

And the same, being read, were severally agreed to by the House.

Lords agree to Amendments to it.

And a Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Orlebar and Mr. Bennet:

To acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the said Amendments.

Respondents to Carlton's Appeal to answer peremptorily.

Whereas, by Order of this House of the Sixteenth of December last, on receiving the Appeal of John Carlton and others, John Lord Bellew and others were required to answer the same by the Twentieth of January following:

The House being this Day moved, "In regard they were duly served with the said Order, and have not yet answered the said Appeal; that a peremptory Day may be appointed for that Purpose:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Respondents to the said Appeal do peremptorily put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, within Three Days after the Beginning of the next Session of Parliament.


Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, decimum septimum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.