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, 26 Januarii.
Apothecaries, to exempt from Parish Offices, &c. Bill:
Lord Mayor, &c. of London, to be heard against it.
Upon reading the Petition of the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Commons of the City of London, in Common Council assembled; shewing, "That they take Notice of a Bill now depending in this House, intituled, "An Act for exempting Apothecaries from serving the Offices of Constable, Scavenger, and other Parish and Ward Offices, and from serving upon Juries;" and praying to be heard, by Counsel, touching such Matters as they have to offer, on Behalf of the said City, against the said Bill:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners shall be heard, by their Counsel, against the said Bill, on Monday the Fourth Day of February next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; as also Counsel for the Bill.
The Earl of Manchester reported from the Committee, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to vest certain Lands and Tenements, late of John Estost, of Etton, in the County of Yorke, Esquire, in Trustees, to be sold, towards Payment of his Debts, and raising Portions for his Daughters," as sit to pass, without any Amendment.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable William Wanley, an Infant under the Age of One and Twenty Years, to new build several Messuages or Tenements in Ax-Yard, KingStreet, Westminster, for the better securing the Payment of several Charges and Incumbrances thereon."
Address for Instructions, &c. for the Fleets last Summer.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That an humble Address shall be presented to His Majesty, from this House, by the Lords with White Staves, "That such Orders from the Council, or Secretaries of State, as relate to the Expedition of the Fleets the last Summer, may be laid before this House."
Trials for Treason, Bill:
Message to H. C. with Amendments to it.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, (videlicet,) vicesimum octavum diem instantis Januarii, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.