House of Lords Journal Volume 25: January 1741, 1-10

Pages 559-560

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 1741, 1-10

DIE Mercurii, 7o Januarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Glocestriens.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Comes Wilmington, Præses.
Ds. Hervey, C. P. S.
Dux Dorset, Senescallus.
Dux Grafton, Camerarius.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Devon.
Dux Athol, & Ds. Strange.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Portland.
Dux Manchester.
March. Lothian.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Berks.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Albemarle.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Godolphin.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Sutherland.
Comes Morton.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Hyndford.
Comes Ilay.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Rockingham.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Bristol.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Stanhope.
Comes Fitzwalter.
Comes Effingham.
Comes Malton.
Viscount Fauconberg.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Lymington.
Ds. Harrington, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Willoughby Br.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. North.
Ds. Poulet.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Conway.
Ds. Mansel.
Ds. Middleton.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Lovel.
Ds. Raymond.
Ds. Talbot.


Lord Mansel takes his Seat.

Thomas Lord Mansel sat first in Parliament, after the Death of his Grandfather Thomas Lord Mansel; his Lordship having, at the Table, taken the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also taken and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

Bishop of Bristol to preach 30th Instant.

Ordered, That the Lord Bishop of Bristol be, and he is hereby, desired to preach before this House, in the Abbey Church, Westminster, on Friday the 30th Day of this Instant January.

Bishop of Chichester to preach 4th February.

Ordered, That the Lord Bishop of Chichester be, and he is hereby, desired to preach before this House, at the same Place, on Wednesday the 4th Day of February next; being the Day appointed by His Majesty's Royal Proclamation for a General Fast.

Sir William Barker against Jevers.

A Petition of Sir William Barker Baronet, was presented, and read; praying, "In regard Mr. Hamilton, One of his Counsel, is lately taken ill; that the Hearing of the Petitioner's Appeal, which stands for this Day, may be put off to such 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 said Hearing be put off to Monday next; and the Cause appointed for that Day be put off to the next Cause-day in Course.

Frigg & al. peremptorily to answer McKattie's Appeal.

The House was informed, "That John Frigg and James Fraser have not put in their Answer to the Appeal of Peter McKattie, though duly served with the Order of this House for that Purpose."

And thereupon an Affidavit, made by Thomas Anderson Writer in Edinburgh, of the due Service of the said Order, being read:

It is Ordered, That the said Respondents do peremptorily put in their Answer to the said Appeal, in a Week.

Eve. Superiori, Nat. Bill.

The Lord Bishop of Glocester reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Eve Superiori alias Smith," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof; which they found to be true; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Pitcairn to amend his Appeal.

A Petition of Alexander Pitcairn of Woodhouselie Gentleman, was presented, and read; praying Leave to amend his Appeal, by inserting therein the Name of Charles Areskine Esquire, a Party Appellant for His Majesty's Interest; the Petitioner amending the Respondent's Copy; and that the said Respondent may be ordered to put in his Answer peremptorily to the said Appeal.

And thereupon an Affidavit, made by Henry Balcanquall of Edinburgh Writer, of the due Service of the Order for answering, being read:

Ordered, That the Petitioner be at Liberty to amend his said Appeal, as desired; he amending the Respondent's Copy; and that the Respondent do peremptorily put in his Answer thereunto, in a Week.

Veitch against Carruthers.

A Petition of William Veitch Gentleman, was presented, and read; praying, "In regard the Parties are desirous to have the Matter of the Petitioner's Appeal amicably determined; that the same, which stands to be heard on Friday next, may be put off to such distant Day as to this House shall seem meet."

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

And being withdrawn:

Ordered, That the Hearing of the said Cause be put off to Wednesday the 25th Day of February next.

Coppin & al. Petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of John Coppin the Elder, of Market-Cell, in the County of Hertford, Esquire, William Pittman Clerk, Minister or Curate of the Chapel lately built and founded at Market-Street, in the said County, John Howard, Schoolmaster of the School founded at Market-Street aforesaid, and of Sir John Napier Baronet, Sir Samuel Garrard Baronet, John Crawley Esquire, Thomas Ashby Esquire, Peter Warburton Esquire, John Coppin the Younger Esquire, Son of the said John Coppin the Elder, William Hatfield, Vicar of the Parish Church of Cadington, in the said County of Hertford, Richard Byrchmore, Daniel Seare, Edward Taylor, William Wescombe, William Taylor, Charles Scare, and John Goddes; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for carrying a Proposal into Execution, for making the said Chapel a perpetual Cure and Benefice; and that the said School may, after the Death of the present Schoolmaster, be annexed to the said Curacy for ever, with a Power to the Petitioner William Pitman only, during his Life, to appoint an Usher or Assistant to the said School, if he should think it necessary:

It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, as desired.

Edgworth against Edgworth:

The House being informed, "That Mr. Thomas Hartley attended, in order to deliver in several Papers and Proceedings, in the Cause wherein Packington Edgworth Esquire and Mary Edgworth are Appellants, and Edward Edgworth Esquire is Respondent:"

Pleadings proved.

He was thereupon 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.


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