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House of Commons Journal Volume 11: 17 January 1695

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Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 11, 1693-1697. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1803.

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Jovis, 17 die Januarii;

Sexto Gulielmi Tertii.

Prayers.

Bankrupts Estates.

A BILL for the better Discovery of Bankrupts Estates was, according to Order, read the First time.

Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.

Encouragement of Privateers.

Resolved, That this House will, upon Tuesday Morning next, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the Bill for the better Encouragement of Privateers.

Tryals in Lancashire, &c.

The House, according to the Order of the Day, proceeded in the further Examination and Consideration of the late Proceedings and Tryals in Lancashire and Cheshire:

And Mr. Beresford and Mr. Bagshaw, attending according to Order, were severally called in; and examined.

And then withdrew.

Mr. Taff was called in again; and examined.

And then withdrew.

Mr. George Wilson and Mr. Gombell, attending according to Order, were severally called in; and examined.

And then withdrew.

Mr. Hayward, attending according to Order, was called in; and examined.

And then withdrew.

One Thomas Clayton, also attending, was called in; and examined.

And then withdrew.

Resolved, That the further Examination and Consideration of the late Proceedings and Tryals in Lancashire and Cheshire be adjourned till Wednesday Morning next, Eleven a Clock.

Ordered, That all such Persons as were ordered to attend this House this Day, touching the said Proceedings and Tryals, do attend this House again upon Wednesday Morning next, Eleven a Clock.

And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Nine a Clock.