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 Mercurii, 22 Januarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Smith versus Dean of St. Paul's and Rogle.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of George Smith and Margaret his Wife, from an Order for allowing a Demurrer, made by the Lord Chancellor Jeffreys, on the Seven and Twentieth Day of February, in the Second Year of the late King James, on Behalf of the Dean of St. Paul's and Lewis Rogle:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Dean of St. Paul's and Lewis Rogle may have a Copy of the said Petition and Appeal; and shall and they are hereby required to put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, on Wednesday the Fifth Day of February next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Weavers to Lustring Company, to be heard against the Bill for supplying Defects in an Act concerning Alamodes, Lustring, &c.
Upon reading the Petition of the Weavers working for the Royal Lustring Company in Lustrings and Alamodes; praying, "That they may be heard, by their "Counsel, before the passing of a Bill depending in this House, intituled, "An Act to supply the Defects in the Act made in the last Session of Parliament (as to what relates to Alamodes and Lustrings), intituled, An Act for granting to His Majesty certain Duties upon Glass Wares, Stone and Earthen Bottles, Coals, and Culm, for carrying on the War against France:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners shall be heard, by their Counsel, on Wednesday the Nine and Twentieth Day of this Instant January, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon (on which Day the Bill shall be read the Second Time); and that the Witnesses already summoned for the Weavers, or others, do then attend; and the Counsel then heard for and against the said Bill.
Coston et al. Witnesses for the Lustring Company, to attend.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Captain Daniel Coston, John Slater, John Drignee, Richard Aubury, John Burton, John Julinson, Samuel Wild, George Reeve, Gabriel Tahurding, and James Debear, do attend this House on Wednesday the Nine and Twentieth Day of this Instant January, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, as Witnesses on the Behalf of the Lustring Company.
Merchants and E. I. Company, concerning Powers necessary to be given to an E. I. Company.
The Merchants trading to The East Indies, and the East India Company, being at the Bar this Day, pursuant to the Order of the Sixteenth Instant, delivered some Papers.
Which being read, and they heard, in relation to The East India Trade, and such Powers as may be requisite to be given to an East India Company: It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the further Consideration of this Matter shall be resumed on Friday next, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Sauber et al. in Behalf of English Weavers, to attend.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Joseph Sauber, Dargent, Ambrose Teale, Daniell Rape, and Nicholas Browne, do attend this House on Wednesday the Nine and Twentieth Day of this Instant January, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, on Behalf of the English Weavers.
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Cherrey and others:
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable John Aunger an Insant, and his Mother, to make a Lease of his Estate, for the Improvement thereof;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, (videlicet,) vicesimum tertium diem instantis Januarii, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.