Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 10, 1688-1693. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Martis, 26 die Maii; 3° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
A PETITION of Anthony Row, Esquire, was read; setting forth, That he being duly elected a Burgess for the Borough of Stockbridge; yet nevertheless the Bailiff hath returned Thomas Jervoise, Esquire, not having so many qualified Voices as the Petitioner, in manifest Prejudice of the Petitioner's Right; and that several of those Voices the said Mr. Jervoise had were obtained by undue Practice and Threats: and praying the Consideration of the House in the Premises.
Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Petition be referred to the Committee of Privileges and Elections: Who are to examine the Matter thereof; and report the same, with their Opinions therein, to the House.
Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a new Writ for the electing a Burgess to serve in this present Parliament for the Borough of Weobly in the County of Hereford, in the room of John Birch, Esquire deceased.