Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 12, 1666-1675. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Jovis, 29 die Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
The Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas sat Speaker, in the Absence of the Lord Keeper.
Sir T. Hooke & al. and Poole & al. Bill.
The Earl of Dorsett reported, "That the Committee have considered the Bill for settling an Agreement between Sir William Smith and others; and, having heard all Parties concerned, do think fit the said Bill do pass, with some Amendments."
Which, being read Twice, were Agreed to.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for settling an Agreement between Sir William Smith, Sir Thomas Hooke, Baronets, and German Poole and others."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill with the Amendments shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Sir P. Howard's and Watson's Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for granting to Sir Phillip Howard and Francis Watson Esquire the sole Use of a Manufacture, Art, or Invention, for the Benefit of Shipping."
Salmon versus Hamburgh Company.
Next, the House took into Consideration the Business concerning the Hamborough Company: And, upon reading some Passages in the Charter of the said Company, and considering the Petition of Doctor Salmon and the several Answers thereunto, and upon Debate thereof, these Lords following were appointed a Committee, to consider of the whole Charter of the said Hamborough Company; and to advise with some of the Judges, what Way the said Company may be compelled to appear before this House legally, and how the said Company may be charged with the Payment of their Debts; and make Report thereof to this House:
Their Lordships, or any Five or more of them; to meet on Wednesday next, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Prince's Lodgings; and to adjourn from Time to Time, as they shall see Cause.
ORDERED, That the Committee for the Bill for settling the Lands of John Knight shall meet on Wednesday next, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon.
Causes to be heard in Course.
ORDERED, That all Causes as have particular Days appointed for Hearing, shall stand in the same Order as now they are, and be proceeded in, in Course, after Wednesday next.
Dominus Capitalis Justiciarius de Com. Placit. declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Mercurii, quartum diem Januarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.