Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 13, 1675-1681. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Jovis, 18 die Novembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Augmentations to small Vicarages, &c. Bill.
The Earl of Ailesbury reported, "That the Committee for the Bill to confirm Augmentations to small Vicarages and Curacies have considered of the said Bill; and are of Opinion, that the same do pass, with some Amendments."
Which being read Twice, were Agreed to; and the Bill ordered to be engrossed, with these Amendments.
Augustine Congregation, Trinity the Less, German Church, Bill.
The Earl of Ailesbury reported, "That the Committee hath considered the Bill concerning the Augustane Protestant German Congregation in London; and are of Opinion, that the said Bill do pass as it is, without any Amendment."
Whereupon it is ORDERED, That the said Bill be engrossed.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for vesting the Lands of Alexander Davies Gentleman, deceased, in Trustees for Payment of his Debts."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to these Lords following:
Their Lordships, or any Five; to meet To-morrow Morning, at Nine of the Clock, in the Lord Keeper's Lodgings; and to adjourn from Time to Time.
Bill against Foreign Manufactures.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act concerning Foreign Manufactures."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall pass for a Law?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to H. C. with it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir William Childe and Sir Miles Cooke:
To deliver to them the Bill concerning Foreign Manufactures, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.
Darrell versus Whitchcott.
The Lord Keeper stated what was offered at the Bar, by the Counsel, in the Cause between Marmaduke Darrell Esquire and Sir Jeremy Whitchcot, on the First of June last.
And, after a long Debate thereupon, it is Ordered, That the further Debate of this Business is adjourned until Saturday next; to be resumed next after the Business between Sherley and Sir John Fagg is over.
Protests, Manner of entering.
ORDERED, That on Monday Morning next the House shall be put into a Committee, to resume the Debate concerning the Manner of entering Protestations.
Mercer versus Mercer.
Upon reading the Petition of Robert Mercer; praying, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing a Cause depending in this House, upon the Appeal of the said Robert Mercer Plaintiff, and the Answer of Alice and Ellen Mercer by their Guardian Robert Blackborn Defendants:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear Counsel, at the Bar, on both Parts, upon the said Petition and Answer, on Thursday the Second Day of December next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof the said Plaintiff is to cause timely Notice to be given to the said Defendants for that Purpose.
Sir Nich. Stoughton versus Onflow.
Upon the Petition of Sir Nicholas Stoughton Baronet; praying, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause depending in this House upon his Appeal, to which Arthur Onslow Esquire did in the last Session put in his Answer as Defendant:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear Counsel on both Parts, in the said Cause, on Monday the 30th Day of November Instant, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Veneris, 19um diem instantis Novembris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis fic decernentibus.