House of Lords Journal Volume 20
20 August 1714

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 20: 20 August 1714', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 20: 1714-1717 (1767-1830), pp. 12-13. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=38380 Date accessed: 30 August 2014.


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Die Veneris, 20 Augusti.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Bristol.
Ds. Harcourt, Cancellarius.
Comes Poulet, Senescallus.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Dundonald.
Viscount Say & Seale,
Viscount Kitsyth.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Balmerino.
Ds. Masham.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.

PRAYERS.

Bp. of Lincoln takes the Oaths.

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

Rectifying Mistakes in Commissioners of Land Tax, and filling the Lottery, Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for rectifying Mistakes in the Names of the Commissioners for the Land Tax for the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Fourteen; and for raising so much as is wanting to make up the Sum of Fourteen Hundred Thousand Pounds, intended to be raised by a Lottery, for the Public Service in the said Year."

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

And the Lord Delawar 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."

Then the Bill was read the Third Time.

And the Question being 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. Meller and Mr. Orlebar:

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

Accounts of East India Goods and Naval Stores delivered.

The House being informed, "That some of the Commissioners of the Customs attended;"

They were called in; and delivered, at the Bar, in Pursuance of late Acts of Parliament, several Papers, intituled as follow:

"1. An Account of the prohibited East India Goods remaining in the several Warehouses in the Port of London, at Michaelmas 1713; with what has been brought in since that Time, what exported, and what remained at Lady Day 1714."

"2. An Account of the prohibited East India Goods remaining in the respective Warehouses of the Out-ports, at Michaelmas 1713; what brought in since that Time, what exported, as also what remained at Lady Day 1714."

"3. An Account of Naval Stores imported from Russia into the Port of London, from Michaelmas 1713, to Lady Day 1714."

"4. An Account of Naval Stores imported from Russia into the Ports commonly called the Out-ports, from Michaelmas 1713, to Lady Day 1714."

And then they withdrew.

And the said Titles were read.

Ordered, That the said Papers do lie on the Table, for the Perusal of the Lords.

Officers in Ireland, to take the Oaths here, Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Persons now residing in Great Britain to take the Oaths, and do all other Acts, in Great Britain, requisite to qualify themselves to continue in their respective Places, Offices, and Employments, in Ireland."

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

And the Lord Delawar 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."

Then the Bill was read the Third Time.

And the Question being 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. Meller and Mr. Orlebar:

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 Sabbati, vicesimum primum diem instantis Augusti, hora duodecima, Dominis sic decernentibus.