Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 14, 1685-1691. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Mercurii, 23 Decembris.
Pote versus Raw.
Albyn versus Moyer.
Upon hearing Counsel this Day at the Bar upon the Petition and Appeal of Benjamine Albyn Merchant, from a Decree in Chancery, made the Five and Twentieth Day of February, One Thousand Six Hundred Eighty-nine, at the Suit of one Samuell Moyer, whereby a Decree of the said Court, made the Thirtieth Day of October, 1° Jacobi Secundi, was reversed; and another Decree of the said Court, made the Fourth Day of May, One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-one, whereby the Petitioner was charged with Six Thousand Nine Hundred Seventy-seven Dollars and Seven and Thirty Aspers more than he ought to be charged with, and of which he was discharged by the First Decree, and praying that the Decree of Reversal may be reversed, and the First Decree confirmed; as also upon the Answer of the said Samuell Moyer put in thereunto:
After due Consideration had of what was offered by Counsel upon the said Petition and Answer, it is this Day ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Decree complained of in the Petition and Appeal of Benjamine Albin Merchant, made in the Court of Chancery, the Five and Twentieth Day of February, One Thousand Six Hundred Eighty-nine, shall be, and is hereby, reversed.
Coney versus Terrell.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Cause wherein Mary Coney is Plaintiff, and Samuell Terrell Defendant, shall be heard, by Counsel on both Sides, at the Bar, on Wednesday the Thirtieth Day of this Instant December, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Hetley versus Hervey.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Cause wherein Carina Hetley is Plaintiff, and John Hervey Defendant, on Friday the Fifteenth Day of January next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable John Keeble Gentleman to sell certain Lands in Stow Markett, in the County of Suffolke; and to settle other Lands of greater Value to the said Uses."
E. Winchilsea's Bill.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of the Manor of Manworthy, with its Appurtenances, in the County of Devon, being the Lands and Estate of Nicholas Martyn Esquire, (fn. 1) by Trustees hereinafter named, for the Payment of the Debts of the said Nicholas Martyn."
Message to H. C. with it; and the E. of Winchilsea's Bill.
Deer-stealers to punish, Bill.
Bp. Bristol, Leave to be absent.
Message from H. C. to remind the Lords of Trials for Treason Bill.
Against adhering to Their Majesties Enemies Bill.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the House shall be put into a Committee, upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act against adhering to Their Majesties Enemies," on Wednesday next, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon; and that all the Judges be summoned then to attend.
Votes of H. C. concerning E. I. Comp. Regulations.
Rob'tus Atkyns, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Jovis, (videlicet,) 24um diem instantis Decembris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.