House of Lords Journal Volume 22
March 1724, 1-10

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 22: March 1724, 1-10 ', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 22: 1722-1726 (1767-1830), pp. 273-280. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=113795 Date accessed: 22 November 2014.


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March 1724, 1-10

DIE Martis, 3o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Asaphens.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Hereford.
Comes Macclesfield, Cancellarius.
Ds. Carleton, Præses.
Dux Kingston, Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Greenwich, Senescallus.
Dux Newcastle, Camerarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Montagu.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Kent.
Dux Wharton.
Dux Manchester.
March. Tweeddale.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Rothes.
Comes Buchan.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Stair.
Comes Ilay.
Comes Ferrers.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Uxbridge.
Comes Bristol.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Cadogan.
Comes Harborough.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Viscount Tadcaster.
Viscount St. John.
Viscount Cobham.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Harcourt.
Ds. Carteret, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Percy.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Lynne.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. Montjoy.
Ds. Trevor.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Bingley.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. Romney.
Ds. Walpole.

PRAYERS.

Brereton versus Cowper.

The Answer of Thomas Cowper Esquire, to the Petition and Appeal of Thomas Brereton Esquire, was brought in Yesterday.

Holt & al. versus Perkins:

Whereas To-morrow is appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein John Holt Esquire and the Lady Jane his Wife, and Lady Lucy Wharton, by her Guardians, are Appellants, and Hutton Perkins Gentleman is Respondent:

The House being moved, "That the said Appellants may have Leave to withdraw their said Appeal, the Respondent consenting thereto:"

Appeal withdrawn.

It is Ordered, That Leave be given to withdraw the said Appeal accordingly.

D of Norfolk's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Thomas Duke of Norfolk to make Leases for Sixty Years, of the Houses and Ground in ArundellStreet, Norfolk-Street, Howard-Street, Surrey-Street, and other his Tenements and Estate, in the Parish of St. Clement's Danes, in the County of Middlesex."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it.

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

To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.

Reeves's Bill.

The Lord North and Grey reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enabling Pelsant Reeves Gentieman to sell certain Leasehold Lands in Suffolk, settled upon his Marriage, and to purchase other Lands, to be settled to the same Uses," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and found the Allegations thereof to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents; 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.

Annuities at 5 l. per Cent. to redeem, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Farrer and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for redeeming certain Annuities, after the Rate of Five Pounds per Centum per Annum; and for Payment of the Principal and Interest on the Standing Orders for the Blank Tickets in the Lottery granted for the Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Fourteen; and for making good the Loss which happened in the Treasure of His Majesty's Exchequer by the Reduction of Guineas; and for granting Relief to Catherine Col lingwood Widow;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Then the said Bill was read the First Time.

Bathurst's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to vest in Trustees the Manors of Battlesden and Pottesgrave, and divers Lands and Hereditaments, in the County of Bedford, the Estate of Benjamin Bathurst Esquire, to the Intent that the same may be sold, in order to complete a Purchase by him made, of Lands in the County of Gloucester, to be settled to the same Uses."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it.

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

To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.

Paget's Bill:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for reimbursing to Thomas Pagett Esquire, out of Fourteen Thousand Pounds vested in Trustees by an Act of Parliament for Sale of his Wife's Estate in the County of Essex, the Sum of Fifteen Hundred Pounds, abated to the Purchaser, and answered out of the proper Monies of the said Thomas Pagett."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords following; (videlicet,)

Ld. President.
L. Privy Seal.
L. Steward.
D. Richmond.
D. Kent.
D. Wharton.
D. Manchester.
M. Tweeddale.
E. Lincoln.
E. Westmorland.
E. Scarsdale.
E. Radnor.
E. Yarmouth.
E. Scarbrough.
E. Warrington.
E. Rochford.
E. Buchan.
E. Findlater.
E. Stair.
E. Ilay.
E. Ferrers.
E. Strafford.
E. Uxbridge.
E. Sussex.
E. Harborough.
V. Say & Seale.
V. Townshend.
V. Tadcaster.
V. Cobham.
V. Falmouth.
V. Harcourt.
L. Abp. York.
L. Bp. St. Asaph.
L. Bp. Sarum.
L. Bp. Exeter.
L. Bp. Rochester.
L. Bp. Peterborough.
L. Bp. Bristol.
L. Bp. Lincoln.
L. Bp. Glocester.
L. Bp. Bangor.
L. Bp. Carlile.
L. Bp. Norwich.
L. Bp. Hereford.
L. Carteret.
L. Percy.
L. Delawarr.
L. Howard Eff.
L. North & Grey.
L. Hunsdon.
L. Cornwallis.
L. Lynne.
L. Gower.
L. Boyle.
L. Montjoy.
L. Trevor.
L. Foley.
L. Batburst.
L. Bingley.
L. Onslow.
L. Romney.
L. Walpole.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Wednesday the Eighteenth Day of this Instant March, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Instruction to Committee, to receive a Clause to it.

Ordered, That it be an Instruction to the said Committee, That they be empowered to receive a Clause, for allowing to the said Mr. Pagett Two Thousand Five Hundred Pounds more, according to the Prayer of his Petition, than is allowed him by the Bill, or such other Sum as the Committee shall think reasonable, out of the Sum of Fourteen Thousand Pounds, vested in Trustees, by an Act made in the Seventh Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, "An Act for vesting in Trustees a Moiety of divers Manors and Lands in Essex, belonging to Thomas Pagett Esquire and Mary his Wife, to enable them to convey the same, according to Articles for the Sale thereof."

Sunningwell Commons, to enclose, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enclose the Common Fields and Commons of Sunningwell cum Bayworth, in the County of Berks."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it.

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

To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.

Bagenall's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Estates of Walter Bagenal Esquire and his Two Daughters, in the Counties of Dublin and Meath, in the Kingdom of Ireland, in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of the Debts charged thereupon, and raising Portions for the said Daughters."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the same Lords Committees to whom Mr. Pagett's Bill stands committed:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet also on Wednesday the Eighteenth Day of this Instant March, at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

L. Craven and Tylney, Leave for a Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of the Right Honourable William Lord Craven and Frederick Tylney Esquire; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for adding the Surname of Tylney to the Descendants of the Petitioner William Lord Craven and Anne his Wife, sole Daughter and Heir of the Petitioner Frederick Tylney:

It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, according to the Prayer of the said Petition.

Knight's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for explaining the Will of Jacob Knight Esquire deceased; and charging his Fee Simple Estates with Two Thousand Pounds, and Interest, for the Portion of his Youngest Son Charles Knight."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the same Lords Committees to whom Mr. Pagett's Bill stands committed:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet also on Wednesday the Eighteenth Day of this Instant March, at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Brereton versus Cowper.

The House being moved, "That a Day maybe appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein Thomas Brereton Esquire is Appellant, and Thomas Cowper Esquire Respondent:"

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Tuesday the Seventeenth Day of this Instant March, at Eleven a Clock.

Blake versus Blake, touching Costs in Ireland, ordered by this House.

A Petition of Robert Blake Esquire, was presented to the House, and read; praying, "That the Lord Chancellor of Ireland may be directed to compel Elizabeth Blake to pay Fifty Pounds Costs to the Petitioner, pursuant to the Order of this House of the Fifth of August 1721, on hearing her Appeal, to which the Petitioner and Richard Blake Esquire were Respondents:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to the Lords Committees before named; whose Lordships, having considered thereof, are to report their Opinion thereupon to the House:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Thursday Morning next, at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Essex Highways, to repair, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing and amending the Highways, from the North Part of Harlow Bush Common, in the Parish of Harlow, to Woodford, in the County of Essex."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the same Lords Committees to whom Mr. Pagett's Bill stands committed:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Friday next, at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Sir H. Atkins Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to settle the Estate of Sir Henry Atkins Baronet, according to the Intention of Articles made before his Marriage with Dame Penelope his Wife, Daughter of Sir John Stonhouse Baronet."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the same Lords Committees to whom Mr. Pagett's Bill stands committed.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Tuesday the Seventeenth Day of this Instant March, at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

L. Craven's and Tylney's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for adding the Surname of Tylney to the Descendants of the Right Honourable William Lord Craven and Anne his Wife, sole Daughter and Heir of Frederick Tylney Esquire."

Reeves's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enabling Pelsant Reeves Gentleman to sell certain Leasehold Lands in Suffolk, settled upon his Marriage; and to purchase other Lands, to be settled to the same Uses."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it.

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

To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.

Bayne versus Commissioners of forfeited Estates.

The House being moved, "That Alexander Strahan Esquire may be permitted to enter into a Recognizance for Alexander Bayne Advocate, on account of his Appeal depending in this House, to which the Commissioners and Trustees of the forfeited Estates, on the Behalf of the Public, are Respondents; the Appellant residing in Scotland:"

It is Ordered, That the said Alexander Strahan may enter into a Recognizance for the said Appellant, as desired.

Paterson versus Cockburn.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Thomas Paterson Esquire; complaining of several Interlocutory Sentences of the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the Twenty-fourth and Twenty-sixth of December, the Sixteenth of January, and Nineteenth of February last, in a Cause wherein the Petitioner was Plaintiff, and Charles Cockburn Gentleman Defendant; and praying, "That the same may be reversed:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Charles Cockburn may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and he is hereby required to put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on or before Tuesday the Thirty-first Day of this Instant March; and that Service of this Order on the Respondent's Agent, or Writer, in the Court of Session in Scotland, be deemed good Service.

Coulthurst & al. Leave for a Bill.

After reading; and considering, the Repor of the Judges to whom the Petition of Henry Coulthurst Esquire and others was referred; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Purposes therein mentioned:

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

Bill read.

Then, Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Manor of Coniston Cold, in the County of York, and other Lands and Tenements therein mentioned, in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of the Debts of Henry Coulthurst Esquire; and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

Adjourn.

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

DIE Mercurii, 4o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. London.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Asaphens.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Norwic.
Comes Macclesfield, Cancellarius.
Ds. Carleton, Præses.
Dux Kingston, Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Greenwich, Senescallus.
Dux Kent.
Dux Wharton.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Litchfield.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Sutherland.
Comes Rothes.
Comes Buchan.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Stair.
Comes Ilay.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Bristol.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Sussex.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Tadcaster.
Viscount St. John.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Harcourt.
Ds. Carteret, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Clinton.
Ds. North & Grey.
2. Ds. Lynne.
1. Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. Montjoy.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. Ducie.

PRAYERS.

Goodall versus Coplestone:

Whereas Wednesday the Eleventh Day of this Instant March is appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein John Goodall Esquire is Appellant, and Joseph Coplestone Esquire Respondent:

The House being moved, "That the said Appellant may have Leave to withdraw his said Appeal:"

And thereupon the said Appellant and the Agent for the Respondent being called in:

And the Appellant expressing his Desire to withdraw the same:

And the said Agent for the Respondent acquainting the House, "That the said Respondent consented thereunto:"

Appeal withdrawn.

It is Ordered, That the said Appellant have Leave to withdraw his Appeal accordingly.

Annuities at 5 l. per Cent. to redeem, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for redeeming certain Annuities, after the Rate of Five Pounds per Centum per Annum; and for Payment of the Principal and Interest on the Standing Orders for the Blank Tickets in the Lottery granted for the Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Fourteen; and for making good the Loss which happened in the Treasure of His Majesty's Exchequer by the Reduction of Guineas; and for granting Relief to Catherine Collingwood Widow."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, presently.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure and put into a Committee thereupon.

And, after some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Findlater reported from the said Committee, "That they had gone through the said Bill; and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

L. Craven's and Tylney's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for adding the Surname of Tylney to the Descendants of the Right Honourable William Lord Craven and Anne his Wife, sole Daughter and Heir of Frederick Tylney Esquire."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords following; (videlicet,)

Ld. President.
L. Steward.
D. Wharton.
E. Warwick.
E. Scarsdale.
E. Burlington.
E. Litchfield.
E. Yarmouth.
E. Warrington.
E. Sutherland.
E. Rothes.
E. Findlater.
E. Ilay.
E. Strafford.
E. Bristol.
E. Halifax.
E. Sussex.
V. Say & Seale.
V. Tadcaster.
V. Falmouth.
V. Harcourt.
L. Bp. London.
L. Bp. Winton.
L. Bp. Exon.
L. Bp. Bristol.
L. Bp. Lincoln.
L. Bp. Glocester.
L. Bp. Carlile.
L. Bp. Norwich.
L. Carteret.
L. Delawarr.
L. Clinton.
L. North & Grey.
L. Cornwallis.
L. Lynne.
L. Ashburnham.
L. Gower.
L. Boyle.
L. Montjoy.
L. Bathurst.
L. Onslow.
L. Ducie.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet To-morrow, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Oxburgh Common, to enclose, Bill.

The Earl of Yarmouth reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the draining, improving, and enclosing, the Common called Oxburgh Common, in the Parish of Oxburgh, in the County of Norfolk; and for other Purposes therein mentioned," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and found the Allegations thereof to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and made several Amendments thereunto."

Which were read Twice by the Clerk, and agreed to by the House.

Ordered, That the said Bill, with the Amendments, be engrossed.

Kennedies versus McDowall.

The House being moved, on the Behalf of Alexander Mc Dowall of Garthland, Respondent to the Petition and Appeal of Margaret, Agnes, Mary, Marion, and Jannet Kennedies, "That a Day be appointed, for hearing thereof:"

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Monday the Thirtieth Day of this Instant March, at Eleven a Clock.

Coulthurst's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Manor of Coniston Cold, in the County of York, and other Lands and Tenements therein mentioned, in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of the Debts of Henry Coulthurst Esquire; and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the same Lords Committees to whom the Lord Craven's Bill stands committed.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Thursday the Nineteenth Day of this Instant March, at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Hamilton versus Hamilton & al.

Whereas, by Order of this House of the Twenty-fifth of February last, James Hamilton and others were required peremptorily to put in their Answer or respective Answers to the Appeal of James Hamilton of Dalzell Esquire, by that Day Sevennight; which they have neglected to do:

And the House being this Day moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the said Cause ex Parte."

Hearing appointed, ex Parte.

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, ex Parte, on Saturday the Fourteenth Day of this Instant March, at Eleven a Clock.

Murray versus Maxwell.

The House being moved, "That Mr. Patrick Mc Dowall, Writer to the Signet in Scotland, may be permitted to enter into a Recognizance for Alexander Murray of Broughtoun Esquire, on Account of his Appeal depending in this House, to which the Representatives of Sir George Maxwell and his Creditors are Respondents; the Appellant residing in Scotland:"

It is Ordered, That the said Patrick Mc Dowall, may enter into a Recognizance for the said Appellant, as desired.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, quintum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Jovis, 5o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. London.
Epus. Asaphens.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Hereford.
Comes Macclesfield, Cancellarius.
Ds. Carleton Præses.
Dux Kingston, Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Greenwich, Senescallus.
Dux Newcastle, Camerarius.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Roxburgh.
Dux Manchester.
Dux Chandos.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Godolphin.
Comes Sutherland.
Comes Rothes.
Comes Buchan.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Selkirk.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Stair.
Comes Deloraine.
Comes Ilay.
Comes Ferrers.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Bristol.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Cadogan.
Comes Harborough.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Tadcaster.
Viscount Cobham.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Harcourt.
Ds. Carteret, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Lynne.
Ds. Waldegrave.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Trevor.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Bingley.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. Romney.
Ds. Newburgh.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Lechmere.

PRAYERS.

Oxburgh Common, to enclose, Bill.:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for draining, improving, and enclosing, the Common called Oxburgh Common, in the Parish of Oxburgh, in the County of Norfolk; and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it.

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

To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.

Trial and Admission of the Lords of Session, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for explaining the Law concerning the Trial and Admission of the Ordinary Lords of Session."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Tuesday next; and the Lords to be summoned, with Notice of the Occasion; and that it be an Instruction to the said Committee, that they be empowered to receive a Clause, to prevent any further Nomination of extraordinary Lords of the Session.

Annuities at 5 l. per Cent. to redeem, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for redeeming certain Annuities, after the Rate of Five Pounds per Centum per Annum; and for Payment of the Principal and Interest on the StandingOrders for the Blank Tickets in the Lottery granted for the Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Fourteen; and for making good the Loss which happened in the Treasure of His Majesty's Exchequer by the Reduction of Guineas; and for granting Relief to Catherine Collingwood Widow."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

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

To acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

Lightburne & Ux. versus Swift & al.

An Appeal of Stafford Lightburne Clerk and Hannah his Wife, was presented to the House; complaining of several Decrees of the Court of Exchequer in Ireland, the last of which was made the Fourteenth of December 1721, but, as the House was informed, not signed till the Eighth Instant, as by a Certificate under the Hand of Mr. Palmerston did appear.

Whereupon Lawrence Noland was called in; and examined, upon Oath, at the Bar; and attested, "That he saw the said Mr. Palmerston, who is the proper Officer, sign the said Certificate."

And the same being read, as also the said Appeal; the following Order was made:

"Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Stafford Lightburne Clerk and Hannah his Wife, complaining of several Decrees of the Court of Exchequer in Ireland, of the Thirteenth of July 1717, the Fifth of December 1719, and Fourteenth of December 1721, so far as the former Decrees of the said Court, made in the Cause wherein the Petitioners were Plaintiffs, and Elizabeth Swift, and Dean Swift a Minor, were Defendants, are thereby reversed, or varied, or any Satisfaction decreed to Carleton Goddard, for the Sum of Three Hundred and Thirty Pounds, Seven Shillings and Six Pence, or either of them, or for any Interest thereof; and praying, "That the same may be reversed:" It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Elizabeth Swift, Dean Swift, and Carleton Goddard, may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and they are hereby required to put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, on or before Thursday the Ninth Day of April next; and that Service of this Order on the said Respondents, or on their Attornies or Clerks in the said Court of Exchequer in Ireland, be deemed good Service."

Lightburn's Petition to receive Appeal.

Then a Petition of the said Stafford Lightburne Clerk and Hannah his Wife, was presented to the House, and read; praying, "That an Appeal may be received, which complains of certain Orders and Decrees of the Court of Chancery in Ireland, the last of which was made the Tenth of February 1718, but relating to the same Matter complained of in the other Appeal, and proper to be heard at the same Time."

And thereupon it was agreed, that the said Appeal be received.

And the same being read; the following Order was made:

Lightburne & Ux. versus Swift & al.

"Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Stafford Lightburne Clerk and Hannah his Wife, complaining of several Orders and Decrees of the Court of Chancery in Ireland, the Fifteenth of February 1716, the Sixteenth of June and Tenth of February 1718, made on the Behalf of Elizabeth Swift, Dean Swift a Minor, and Carleton Goddard; and praying, "That the same may reversed; and that the Bill of Carleton Goddard, so far as it seeks to impeach the Petitioners just Demands, or to obstruct them in receiving Satisfaction for the same, may be dismissed with Costs:" It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Elizabeth Swift, Dean Swift, and Carleton Goddard, may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and they are hereby required to put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, on or before Thursday the Ninth Day of April next; and that Service of this Order on the said Respondents, or on their Six Clerks in the said Court of Chancery in Ireland, be deemed good Service."

Craythorne versus Taylor.

Whereas Monday next is appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein Ralph Craythorne is Plaintiff, and William Taylor Defendant:

It is Ordered, That the Hearing the said Cause be adjourned till Wednesday next.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Martis, 10o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Georgius Princeps Walliæ.

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Asaphens.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Litch & Cov.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Hereford.
Comes Macclesfield, Cancellarius.
Ds. Carleton, Præses.
Dux Kingston, Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Greenwich, Senescallus.
Dux Newcastle, Camerarius.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Rutland.
Dux Montagu.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Roxburgh.
Dux Kent.
Dux Ancaster & Kesteven, Magnus Camerarius Angliæ.
Dux Wharton.
Dux Manchester.
Dux Dorset.
Dux Bridgewater.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Exeter.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Litchfield.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Albemarle.
Comes Sutherland.
Comes Rothes.
Comes Buchan.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Selkirk.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Stair.
Comes Deloraine.
Comes Ilay.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Ferrers.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Bristol.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Cadogan.
Comes Harborough.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Viscount Tadcaster.
Viscount St. John.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Harcourt.
Viscount Torrington.
Ds. Carteret, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Percy.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Clinton.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Lynne.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Waldegrave.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. Montjoy.
Ds. Trevor.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Bingley.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. Romney.
Ds. Newburgh.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Walpole.

PRAYERS.

Messages from H. C. with Bills.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Farrer and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Duties on Malt, Mum, Cyder, and Perry, to raise Money, by Way of a Lottery, for the Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred Twenty-four; and touching lost Bills, Tickets, Certificates, or Orders; and for giving further Time for Payment of the Duties on Money given with Apprentices; and for appropriating the Supplies granted in this Session of Parliament;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Also, a Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Treby and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion; and for the better Payment of the Army and their Quarters;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Essex Highways, to repair, Bill.

The Lord Delawarr reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for reparing and amending the Highways from the North Part of Harlow Bush Common, in the Parish of Harlow, to Woodford, in the County of Essex" was committed: "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Trial and Admission of Lords of Session, Bill.

The Order of the Day, for the House to be in a Committee, upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for explaining the Law concerning the Trial and Admission of the Ordinary Lords of Session," being read:

It is Ordered, That this House be put into a Committee thereupon on Thursday next; and the Lords to be summoned, with Notice of the Occasion; and that the Hearing the Cause wherein Charlotta Marchioness Dowager of Annandale is Appellant, and James Marquis of Annandale and others are Respondents, appointed for that Day, be adjourned to this Day Sevennight; and the Cause wherein Thomas Brereton Esquire is Appellant, and Thomas Cowper Esquire Respondent, to the Thursday following.

Mutiny Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion; and for the better Payment of the Army and their Quarters."

Ordered, That the said Bill be read a Second Time on Friday next; and the Lords to be summoned, with Notice of the Occasion; and that the Cause wherein John Crookshanks Esquire is Appellant, and Richard Turner and John Marks are Respondents, appointed for that Day, be adjourned to Monday next; and that the other Causes appointed on Cause-days be removed in course.

Address for Articles of War to be laid before the House.

Ordered, That an humble Address be presented to His Majesty, "That His Majesty will be graciously pleased to cause the Articles of War, intended to be established for the Year ensuing, to be laid before this House."

Ordered, That the said Address be presented to His Majesty by the Lords with White Staves.

Lords added to Committee of Privileges.

Ordered, That all the Lords which have been present this Session, and not named of the Committee of Privileges, be added to the said Committee.

Malt Duties, &c. Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Duties on Malt, Mum, Cyder, and Perry, to raise Money, by Way of a Lottery, for the Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred Twenty-four; and touching lost Bills, Tickets, Certificates, or Orders; and for giving further Time for Payment of the Duties on Money given with Apprentices; and for appropriating the Supplies granted in this Session of Parliament."

Sir Gervas Cliston & al. Petition:

Upon reading the Petition of Sir Gervas Clifton Baronet, Dame Anne Clifton his Wife, and Robert Clifton Esquire, their Eldest Son; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, to explain and amend an Act of the last Session of Parliament, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Estates of Sir Gervas Clifton Baronet in Trustees; and to enable him to take an Estate for Life, by Way of Purchase, in Settlements intended to be made of his Estates, on the Marriage of Robert Clifton, his Son and Heir Apparent:"

Referred to Judges.

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration of the said Petition be, and is hereby, referred to the Lord Chief Baron of the Court of Exchequer and Mr. Baron Gilbert; who are forthwith to summon all Parties 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 that may be concerned in the Consequences of the Bill have signed the Petition; and also that the Judges, having perused the Bill, do sign the same.

Martin versus Martin.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Richard Martin Esquire; complaining of Part of an Order of the Court of Chancery in Ireland, of the Sixth of February 1721; as also of several Orders of the said Court, of the Twentieth of November and Twentyninth Days of January last, in a Cause there depending, wherein John Martin was Plaintiff, and the Petitioner and Anthony Martin were Defendants; and praying, "That the same may be reversed; and the Plaintiff's Bill may stand dismissed:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said John Martin may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and he is hereby required to put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on or before Tuesday the Fourteenth Day of April next; and that Service of this Order on the Respondent's Clerk in the said Court of Chancery in Ireland be deemed good Service.

Appleton & al. Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom the Petition of Joshua Appleton Gentleman, a Lunatic, by Anne Trigge his Sister and Committee, and of the said Anne Trigge and John York Gentleman, was referred; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Purposes therein mentioned:

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

Bill read.

Then, Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting certain Copyhold Lands, in the County of Suffolk, late the Estate of Henry Appleton Esquire, deceased, in Trust, to be sold, for Payment of his Children's Portions."

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, undecimum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.