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 Veneris, 2 Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Ld. Stawell's Bill.
The Lord Bishop of Salisbury reported from the Committee, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Payment of the Debts of John Lord Stawell, lately deceased," with several Amendments.
Which were read Twice, and agreed to; and the Bill ordered to be engrossed, with the said Amendments.
Charles Turner's Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for settling the Inheritance of some Parts of the Estate of Charles Turner Esquire (which lie dispersed) in himself and his Heirs; and settling an entire Estate, of greater Value, in Lieu thereof, to the Uses the said other Parts of his Estate were settled."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of the abovesaid Bill shall be committed to the Lords following; (videlicet,)
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon, on Monday next, in the Prince's Lodgings; and to adjourn as they please.
The Lord Steward reported from the Committee appointed to draw a Clause, upon the Debate Yesterday, to be added to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Act for punishing Officers and Soldiers, who shall mutiny, or desert Their Majesties Service, and for punishing false Musters, and for the Payment of Quarters for One Year longer; that the Committee have found Difficulty in the Case, and have not come to any Conclusion."
Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee thereupon.
And, after some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.
And the Earl of Stamford reported, "That the Committee had gone through the Bill, with several Amendments."
Which were read Twice, and agreed to.
ORDERED, That the said Bill shall be read the Third Time To-morrow, the First Business.
ORDERED, That on Monday next the House shall be put into a Committee, upon the Bills following; (videlicet,)
Pardon of Felony, Bill to repeal the Act for finding Sureties for.
"An Act to repeal the Statute made in the Tenth Year of King Edward the Third, for finding Sureties for the good Abearing, by him or her that hath a Pardon of Felony."
Quarter Sessions to prevent Delays at, Bill.
As also, "An Act to prevent Delays of Proceedings at the Quarter Sessions of the Peace."
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Sabbati, (videlicet,) tertium diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.