Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 15, 1691-1696. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Sabbati, 20 Januarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Simpson versus Broomwhorwood.
Upon hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, upon the Petition and Appeal of William Simpson, from Three Orders; the First made the Tenth Day of November, One Thousand Six Hundred and Ninety, the Second the Sixth Day of December in the same Year, and the Third the Thirteenth of the same December, in the Court of Chancery, in a Cause there depending, between Thomas Broomwhorwood Complainant, and the said William Simpson Defendant; as also upon the Answer of Thomas Broomwhorwood put in thereunto:
After due Consideration had of what was offered by Counsel thereupon, it is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of William Simpson shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Orders made in the Court of Chancery, from which he appealed, shall be, and they are hereby, affirmed: And it is further ORDERED, That the said William Simpson shall pay, or cause to be paid, unto the Respondent Thomas Broomwhorwood, the Sum of Twenty Pounds, for his Costs in defending the said Appeal in this House.
Messages from H. C. that they agree to Amendments in Bill for Importation of Italian Thrown Silk; and with a Bill.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Chadwick and others:
To acquaint this House, that the Commons have agreed to the Lords Amendments to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Importation of fine Italian, Sicilian, and Naples Thrown Silk."
A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Bowyer and others:
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the explaining and for the more effectual Execution of a former Act for Relief of poor Prisoners;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, (videlicet,) vicesimum secundum instantis Januarii, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.