House of Lords Journal Volume 26
June 1746, 1-10

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 26: June 1746, 1-10', Journal of the House of Lords volume 26: 1741-1746 (1767-1830), pp. 588-591. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=114238 Date accessed: 01 September 2014.


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June 1746, 1-10

DIE Lunæ, 2o Junii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Bangor.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Dorset, Præses.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Portland.
March. Tweeddale.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Stair.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Fitzwalter.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Hobart.
Ds. Sandys.

PRAYERS.

Sugar Colonies, better Encouragement, Bill:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better Encouragement of the Trade of His Majesty's Sugar Colonies in America."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, To-morrow.

D. of Cumberland's additional Revenue, Bill:

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for settling an additional Revenue of Twenty-five Thousand Pounds upon his Royal Highness William Duke of Cumberland, and the Heirs Males of his Body, for the signal Services done by his Royal Highness to his Country."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Warwick 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."

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for settling an additional Revenue of Twenty-five Thousand Pounds upon his Royal Highness William Duke of Cumberland, and the Heirs Males of his Body, for the signal Services done by his Royal Highness to his Country."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by the Lord Chief Baron of the Court of Exchequer and Mr. Baron Clive:

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

Adjourn.

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

DIE Martis, 3o Junii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus. Asaphen.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Dorset, Præses.
Ds. Gower, C. P. S.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Portland.
Dux Chandos.
March. Tweeddale.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Graham.
Comes Fitzwalter.
Comes Bath.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Viscount Torrington.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. (fn. 1) Berkeley.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Hobart.
Ds. Sandys.

PRAYERS.

Bp. of Bangor to preach the 11th Instant.

Ordered, That the Lord Bishop of Bangor be, and he is hereby, desired to preach before this House, in the Abbey Church, Westminster, on the 11th Day of this Instant June, being the Anniversary Thanksgiving, appointed by Authority, for His Majesty's happy Accession to the Crown.

E. Cholmondeley and Sir W. Yonge's Bill.

The Earl of Warwick reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable George Earl of Cholmondeley and Sir William Yonge Baronet, Knight of the most Honourable Order of the Bath, to take, in Great Britain, the Oath of Office, as Vice Treasurer and Receiver General and Paymaster General of all His Majesty's Revenues in the Kingdom of Ireland; and to qualify themselves for the Enjoyment of the said Offices," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and made some Amendments thereunto."

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

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

Sugar Colonies, better Encouragement, Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better Encouragement of the Trade of His Majesty's Sugar Colonies in America."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Warwick 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."

Adjourn.

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

DIE Mercurii, 4o Junii.

REX.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Fredericus Princeps Walliæ.

Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Asaphen.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Dorset, Præses.
Ds. Gower, C. P. S.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Ancaster & Kesteven, Magnus Camerarius Angl.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Portland.
Dux Chandos.
March. Tweeddale.
Comes Pembroke.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Stair.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Graham.
Comes Fitzwalter.
Comes Bath.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Fauconberg.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Torrington.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Dudley.
Ds. Clifton.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Hervey.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Monson.
Ds. Montfort.
Ds. Sandys.

PRAYERS.

Sugar Colonies better Encouragement, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better Encouragement of the Trade of His Majesty's Sugar Colonies in America."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Holford and Mr. Montague:

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

E. Cholmondeley and Sir W. Yonge's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa intituled, "An Act to enable George Earl of Cholmondeley and Sir William Yonge Baronet, Knight of the most Honourable Order of the Bath, to take, in Great Britain, the Oath of Office, as Vice Treasurer and Receiver General and Paymaster General of all His Majesty's Revenues in the Kingdom of Ireland; and to qualify themselves for the Enjoyment of the said Offices."

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 the former Messengers:

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

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, to robe.

The House was resumed.

King present:

His Majesty, being seated on the Throne, adorned with His Crown and Regal Ornaments, and attended with His Officers of State; the Prince of Wales (in his Robes) sitting in his Place on His Majesty's Right Hand; the Lords being also in their Robes; commanded the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod to let the Commons know, "It is His Majesty's Pleasure, that they attend Him immediately, in this House."

Who being come, with their Speaker;

He, after a short Speech in relation to the Bill for settling an additional Revenue on the Duke, delivered that and the Bill relating to Sail Cloth to the Clerk; who brought them to the Table; where the Clerk of the Crown read the Titles of those and the other Bills ready for the Royal Assent, as follow:

Bills passed.

"1. An Act for settling an additional Revenue of Twenty-five Thousand Pounds upon his Royal Highness William Duke of Cumberland, and the Heirs Males of his Body, for the signal Services done by his Royal Highness to his Country."

"2. An Act for the more effectual securing the Duties now payable on Foreign-made Sail Cloth imported into this Kingdom; and for charging all Foreign made Sails with a Duty; and for explaining a Doubt concerning Ships being obliged, at their first setting out to Sea, to be furnished with One complete Set of Sails made of British Sail Cloth."

To these Bills the Royal Assent was pronounced, severally, in these Words; (videlicet,)

"Le Roy remercie ses bons Sujets, accepte leur Benevolence, et ainsi le veult."

"3. An Act to attaint Alexander Earl of Kellie, William Viscount of Strathallan, Alexander Lord Pits ligo, David Wemyss Esquire commonly called Lord Elcho Eldest Son and Heir Apparent of James Earl of Wemyss, James Drummond Esquire Eldest Son and Heir Apparent of William Viscount of Strathallan, Simon Fraser Esquire Eldest Son and Heir Apparent of Simon Lord Lovat, George Murray Esquire commonly called Lord George Murray Brother to James Duke of Athol, Lewis Gordon Esquire commonly called Lord Lewis Gordon Brother to Cosmo George Duke of Gordon, James Drummond taking upon himself the Title of Duke of Perth, James Graham late of Duntroon taking on himself the Title of Viscount of Dundee, John Nairn taking upon himself the Title or Style of Lord Nairn, David Ogilvie taking upon himself the Title of Lord Ogilvie, John Drummond, taking upon himself the Style or Title of Lord John Drummond Brother to James Drummond taking on himself the Title of Duke of Perth, Robert Mercer Esquire otherwise Nairn of Aldie, Sir William Gordon of Park, John Murray of Broughton Esquire, John Gordon the Elder of Glenbuckett, Donald Cameron the Younger of Lochiel, Doctor Archibald Cameron Brother to Donald Cameron the Younger of Lochiel, Ludovick Cameron of Tor Castle, Alexander Cameron of Dungallon, Donald Mac Donald of Clanronald Junior Son to Rhonald Mac Donald of Clanronald, Donald Mac Donald of Lochgarie, Alexander Mac Donald of Keppoch, Archibald Mac Donald Son of Col. Mac Donald of Barisdale, Alexander Mac Donald of Glencoe, Evan Mac Pherson of Clunie, Lauchlan Mac Lauchlan of Castle Lauchlan, John Mac Kinnon of Mac Kinnon, Charles Stewart of Ardsheil, George Lockhart Eldest Son and Heir Apparent of George Lockhart of Carnwath, Lawrence Oliphant the Elder of Gask, Lawrence Oliphant the Younger of Gask, James Graham the Younger of Airth, John Stewart commonly called John Roy Stewart, Francis Farquharson of Monalterye, Alexander Mac Gilivrae of Drumaglash, Lauchlan Mac Intosh Merchant at Inverness, Malcolm Ross Son of Alexander Ross of Pitcalny, Alexander Mac Leod Son to Master John Mac Leod Advocate, John Hay Portioner of Restalrig Writer to the Signet, Andrew Lumsdale otherwise Lumsdain Son to William Lumsdale otherwise Lumsdain Writer in Edinburgh, and William Fidler Clerk in the Auditor's Office in the Exchequer of Scotland, of High Treason, if they shall not render themselves to One of His Majesty's Justices of the Peace on or before the Twelfth Day of July in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Forty-six, and submit to Justice."

"4. An Act to indemnify such Persons as have acted in Defence of His Majesty's Person and Government, and for the Preservation of the Public Peace of the Kingdom, during the Time of the present unnatural Rebellion; and Sheriffs and others, who have suffered Escapes occasioned thereby, from vexatious Suits and Prosecutions."

"5. An Act for calling any suspected Person or Persons, whose Estates or principal Residence are in Scotland, to appear at Edinburgh, or where it shall be judged expedient, to find Bail for their good Behaviour."

"6. An Act more effectually to prevent profane Cursing and Swearing."

"7. An Act to continue Two Acts of Parliament; One, for encouraging the Growth of Coffee in His Majesty's Plantations in America; and the other, for the better securing and encouraging the Trade of His Majesty's Sugar Colonies in America."

"8. An Act for the better Encouragement of the Trade of His Majesty's Sugar Colonies in America."

"9. An Act for the better regulating of Elections of Members to serve in Parliament, for such Cities and Towns, in that Part of Great Britain called England, as are Counties of themselves."

"10. An Act for the better Preservation of Havens, Roads, Channels, and Navigable Rivers, within that Part of Great Britain called England."

"11. An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by an Act passed in the Twelfth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the First, for repairing and enlarging the Road from Liverpool to Prescot, and other Roads therein mentioned, in the County Palatine of Lancaster; and for amending the Road leading from Prescot to the Chapel of Saint Helen, in the said County."

"12. An Act to empower Lora Pitt Widow to erect a Bridge, or Bridges, over the River Froome; and to make a Causeway to the East End of the Town of Dorchester, over Forthington Moor, in the County of Dorset."

To these Bills the Royal Assent was severally pronounced, in these Words; (videlicet,)

"Le Roy le veult."

"13. An Act for vesting Part of the settled Estates of the most Noble Henry Duke of Chandos in Trustees, for raising Money, to discharge Encumbrances affecting other Parts thereof, and for Payment of his Debts; and for securing an Equivalent to the Right Honourable James Brydges, called Marquis of Carnarvon, an Infant, and his Issue; and for raising, at Twenty-one or Marriage, the Portion charged on the said settled Estates for the Lady Caroline Brydges, only Daughter of the said Duke, and for securing to her the Interest thereof in the mean Time."

"14. An Act to empower the Guardians of Other Lewis Earl of Plimouth, an Infant, to make Leases of his Estate in the County of Glamorgan, during his Minority."

"15. An Act to enable George Earl Cholmondeley and William Pitt Esquire to take, in Great Britain, the Oath of Office, as Vice Treasurer and Receiver General and Paymaster General of all His Majesty's Revenues in the Kingdom of Ireland; and to qualify themselves for the Enjoyment of the said Offices."

"16. An Act for Sale of certain Estates of the late Earl of Fingall, in the County of Cavan, in the Kingdom of Ireland, for discharging Encumbrances charged thereon; and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

"17. An Act for Sale of the Estate late of Richard Lechmere Junior and Anne his Wife, in the County of Essex, pursuant to Articles entered into for the Purchase thereof; and for applying the Money arising by such Sale for discharging Encumbrances affecting the said Estate; and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

"18. An Act for vesting divers Lands and Tenements in the County of Northumberland, late the Estate of John Manners Gentleman, deceased, in Trustees, to enable them to make an effectual Conveyance thereof to the Purchasers under a Decree of the Court of Chancery, for the Purposes therein mentioned."

"19. An Act for Sale of certain Houses and Tenements in Wakefield, in the County of York, Part of the settled Estate of Joseph Sill, Gentleman, for discharging a Bond Debt therein mentioned."

"20. An Act to enable Walter Hawksworth Esquire, formerly called Walter Ramsden, and the Heirs of his Body, to take and use the Surname of Hawksworth, pursuant to the Will of Sir Walter Hawksworth Baronet, deceased."

"21. An Act for naturalizing Michael Baur."

"22. An Act for naturalizing John Baptist Pellet."

"23. An Act for naturalizing Charles Labelye."

To these Bills the Royal Assent was pronounced, severally, in these Words; (videlicet,)

"Soit fait comme il est desiré."

Then His Majesty was pleased to retire; and the Commons withdrew.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, to unrobe.

The House was resumed.

Message from H. C. to return the Bill for Duckinfield to take the Name of Daniel.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Sir William Duckinfield Daniel Baronet, and the Heirs Male of his Body, to take and use the Surname, and bear the Arms, of Daniel, pursuant to the Will of Sir Samuel Daniel Knight, deceased;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, whereunto they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

The said Amendments, being read Thrice, were agreed to.

And a Message was sent to the House of Commons, by the former Messengers, to acquaint them therewith.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Lunæ, 9o Junii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Hereford.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Dorset, Præses.
Ds. Gower, C. P. S.
Dux Ancaster & Kesteven, Magnus Camerarius Angl.
March. Tweeddale.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Graham.
Comes Fitzwalter.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Ds. Clinton.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Hervey.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Sandys.

PRAYERS.

Bp. of Hereford takes the Oaths.

James Lord Bishop of Hereford took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

Goostrey & al. against Nonnen: Writ of Error.

The Lord Chief Justice of the Court of King's Bench; in the usual Manner, brought up a Writ of Error; wherein,

William Goostrey Gentleman and others are Plaintiffs, and Bernard Nonnen is Defendant.

State of the Nation to be considered.

Ordered, That this House will take into Consideration the State of the Nation on Thursday next; and that the Lords be summoned.

Adjourn.

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

Footnotes

1 Bis in Originali.