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House of Lords Journal Volume 25: January 1740, 1-10

Pages 445-446

Journal of the House of Lords Volume 25, 1737-1741. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.

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January 1740, 1-10

DIE Martis, 8o Januarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Landav.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Comes Wilmington, Præses.
Dux Dorset, Senescallus.
Dux Grafton, Camerarius.
Dux Newcastle.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Shaftesbury.
2. Comes Loudoun.
3. Comes Findlater.
1. Comes Holderness.
Comes Bristol.
Comes Graham.
Comes Harborough.
Comes Fitzwalter.
Viscount Fauconberg.
Viscount Torrington.
Ds. Willoughby Br.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Bruce.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Cadogan.

PRAYERS.

Fullerton & al. against Kinloch.

The Answer of David Kinloch Writer in Edinburgh, to the Appeal of William and Philip Fullerton and others, was brought in:

Sir J. Cunyngham against Capt. Chalmers.

As was also, the Answer of Captain John Chalmer of Gadgirth, One of the Respondents to the Appeal of Sir James Cunyngham of Milncraig Baronet.

Att. General against Walker.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Dudley Ryder Esquire, His Majesty's Attorney General, for and on Behalf of His Majesty; complaining of an Order of the Court of Exchequer, made the 6th Day of December last, for discharging their former Order of the 27th of October, granted upon an Information filed by the Appellant against Robert Walker, requiring him to shew Cause, "Why he should not be restrained from printing and publishing any Pamphlets, News-papers, or Advertisements, without paying the Stamp Duties thereon to His Majesty;" and praying, "That the said Order of the said 6th of December may be set aside, and such Order made therein as to the House shall seem meet:"

It is Ordered, That the said Robert Walker may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and he is hereby required to put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on or before Tuesday the 22d Day of this Instant January.

L. Craven, Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of Fulwarr Lord Craven and others; praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill:

It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, pursuant to the said Petition and Report.

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for explaining several Powers contained in the Will of William late Lord Craven, for making Jointures and Leases; and for rendering the same Powers more effectual for the Purposes thereby intended."

Trade to America, and Seamen encouraging, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual securing and encouraging the Trade of His Majesty's British Subjects to America; and for the Encouragement of Seamen to enter into His Majesty's Service."

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

Garvin against Damer.

A Petition of Francis Garvan Appellant, and John Damer Respondent, was presented, and read; setting forth, "That the Petitioners having referred the Matters in Difference between them to Mr. Fazakerley, for his Opinion, he hath varied the Matters appealed from, and fixed his Opinion; but the Petitioners have not had Time to reduce the same into Writing, to lay before this House;" and praying, "That their Cause may stand over some few Days, that the Agreement may be perfected."

And thereupon the Agents on both Sides were called in, and heard at the Bar.

And being withdrawn:

Ordered, That the hearing the said Cause be put off to Monday next.

Gore against Whitlaw et al.

A Petition of John Burke, Agent for Alice Whitlaw Widow and Henry Donnelly, Respondents to the Appeal of Dame Letitia Gore, Widow of Sir Nathaniel Gore, deceased, and others, was presented and read; praying, "In regard the Petitioner's Papers are not yet brought from Ireland, but retarded by the late tempestuous Weather, if not come to some Misfortune, that the hearing the said Appeal, which stands for Friday next, may be put off to such further Time as the House shall think fit."

And thereupon the Agents on both Sides were called in, and heard at the Bar.

And being withdrawn:

Ordered, That the hearing the said Cause be put off to Monday Three Weeks.

Nagle against Foot et al.; and Birmingham against E. Shelburne et al.:

The House being informed, "That a Person attended, in order to deliver in several Papers, Pleadings, and Proceedings, in the Cause wherein Joseph Nagle Esquire is Appellant, and George Foot and others are Respondents; and in the Cause wherein Edward Birmingham and others are Appellants, and the Earl of Shelburne and others Respondents:"

Pleadings proved.

He was called in; and delivered, at the Bar, the said Papers and Proceedings; and attested upon Oath, "The same were true Copies, he having examined them with the Originals in the proper Offices in Ireland."

And then he was directed to withdraw.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Mercurii, 9o Januarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Bristol.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Harborough.

PRAYERS.

Then, in order to proceed to the Abbey Church, Westminster, to solemnize this Day, being appointed by Proclamation for a general Fast and Humiliation;

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, decimum quartum diem instantis Januarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.