House of Lords Journal Volume 19
19 May 1712

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 19: 19 May 1712', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 19: 1709-1714 (1767-1830), pp. 451-453. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=30069 Date accessed: 19 September 2014.


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DIE Lunæ, 19 Maii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Dunelm. & Ds. Crew.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Asaph.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Meneven.
Ds. Harcourt, Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Oxford, Thesaurarius.
Dux Buckingham, Præses.
Dux Shrewsbury, Camerarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Cleveland.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Devonshire.
Dux Marlborough.
Dux Rutland.
Dux Montagu.
Dux Kent.
March. Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Poulet, Senescallus.
Comes Derby.
Comes Pembroke.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Portland.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Grantham.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Godolphin.
Comes Mar.
Comes Eglintoun.
Comes Home.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Northesk.
Comes Roseberie.
Comes I'lay.
Comes Ferrers.
Comes Dartmouth.
Viscount Say & Seal.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Hatton.
Viscount Kilsyth.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Willughby Br.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Howard Escr.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Bruce.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Conway.
Ds. Cowper.
Ds. Blantyre.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Montjoie.
Ds. Burton.
Ds. Mansel.
Ds. Middleton.
Ds. Trevor.
Ds. Masham.
Ds. Bathurst.

PRAYERS.

Chetwynd's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting in Trustees the Real Estate of Barbara the Daughter and Heir of John Goring, late of the City of Litchfield, Esquire, and now the Wife of Mr. Walter Chetwynd, for the Performance of Articles on her Marriage, notwithstanding her Minority."

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

Dux Beaufort.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Kent.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Eglintoux.
Comes Northesk.
Comes Ferrers.
Viscount Say & Seal.
Viscount Hatton.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Asaph.
Epus. Meneven.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Howard Escr.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Cowper.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. Burton.
Ds. Middleton.
Ds. Trevor.
Ds. Bathurst.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Tuesday the Third Day of June next, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Lottery Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for laying several Duties upon all Soap and Paper made in Great Britain, or imported into the same; and upon chequered and striped Linens imported; and upon certain Silks, Callicoes, Linen, and Stuffs, printed, painted, or stained; and upon several Kinds of stamped Vellum, Parchment, and Paper; and upon certain printed Papers, Pamphlets, and Advertisements, for raising the Sum of Eighteen Hundred Thousand Pounds, by Way of a Lottery, towards Her Majesty's Supply; and for licensing an additional Number of Hackney Chairs; and for charging certain Stocks of Cards and Dice; and for better securing Her Majesty's Duties, to arise in the Office for the Stamp Duties, by Licenses for Marriages and otherwise; and for Relief of Persons who have not obtained their Lottery Tickets in due Time, or have lost Exchequer Bills or Lottery Tickets; and for borrowing Money upon Stock (Part of the Capital of the South Sea Company), for the Use of the Public."

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

Smith versus Blow:

Whereas this Day was appointed for hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of John Smith Clerk, from an Order of the Court of Chancery made the Tenth Day of March last, in a Cause wherein the Appellant was Plaintiff, and Grace Blow Widow and others were Defendants; as also upon the Answer of the said Grace Blow and others put in thereunto: Counsel appearing for the Respondents, but no Counsel for the Appellant:

Appeal dismissed; no Counsel for the Appellant.

It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of John Smith shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Order therein complained of shall be, and is hereby, affirmed.

Message from H. C. to return Henley's Bill, with Amendments:

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Trustees to cut and sell Timber on the Estate late of Anthony Henley Esquire, deceased; and for applying the Money thereby arising towards Payment of his Younger Childrens Portions, provided by his Marriage Settlement; and also for transferring certain Estates, by the same Settlement now vested in Richard Norton Esquire, to other Trustees, on the same Trusts;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, whereunto they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

Amendments agreed to.

The said Amendments were severally read, and agreed to.

And a Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Fellowes and Mr. Dormer, to acquaint them therewith.

Messages from H. C. with a Bill; and to return Van Homrigh's Bill, with Amendments:

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging, amending, and maintaining, the Road betwixt North Fleet, Gravesend, and Rochester, in the County of Kent;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Doctor Paske and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Estate, late of Bartholomew Van Homrigh Esquire, deceased, lying in the Kingdom of Ireland, in Trustees, to be sold;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, whereunto they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

Amendments agreed to.

The said Amendments were severally read, and agreed to.

And a Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Fellowes and Mr. Dormer, to acquaint them therewith.

Message from H. C. to return the Insolvent Debtors Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir William Pole and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Insolvent Debtors, by obliging their Creditors to accept the utmost Satisfaction they are capable to make, and restoring them to their Liberty;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments, made thereto.

Grants since the Revolution, for examining, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to appoint Commissioners to examine the Value of all Lands, and other Interests, granted by the Crown, since the Thirteenth Day of February One Thousand Six Hundred Eighty-eight; and upon what Considerations such Grants were made."

Then it was proposed, "To commit the Bill."

And Debate thereupon:

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall be committed?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

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

Then, it being moved, "That the House be put into a Committee thereupon, presently:"

After further Debate;

The Question was put, "Whether this House shall be now adjourned during Pleasure, in order to be put into a Committee of the whole House, to take the said Bill into Consideration?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

The House accordingly was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee on the said Bill.

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

And the Earl of Abingdon reported from the Committee, "That they had gone through the Bill, and made One Amendment thereunto."

Which was read, and agreed to by the House.

Ordered, That the said Bill be read the Third Time To-morrow, next after the Committee of the whole House upon the Bill for raising Eighteen Hundred Thousand Pounds by Way of a Lottery.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, vicesimum diem instantis Maii, hora duodecima, Dominis sic decernentibus.