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, 10 Martii.
Joint Stocks for charging, and continuing several Acts, Bill.
Review of the Poll Bill.
Message to H. C. that the Lords have passed it.
Boevey versus Smith & al.
The House being this Day moved, "That One Counsel on either Side may be heard, whether these Words ["by virtue of the Will of Joanna A Beale"], shall stand in the Judgement of this House, made in the Cause of Boevey versus Smith et al. the Sixth Instant:"
King's Answer to the Address about Ireland:
Address and Answer to be printed.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Address presented Yesterday to His Majesty, and His Majesty's Gracious Answer thereunto, shall be forthwith printed and published.
Hitchcock versus Sedgwick.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear One Counsel on either Side, on Monday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, to this Point only, "Whether (as well the Deed of Conveyance from the Assignees of the Commissioners of Bankrupts, as the Re-conveyance to them) shall be set aside?"
Cheatham versus Humphryes.
Upon hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, upon the Petition and Appeal of Ralph Cheatham Gentleman, Administrator of the Goods and Chattels, Rights and Credits, of George Beale Esquire, deceased, from a Decree made in the Court of Chancery, the Six and Twentieth Day of November, One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-two, in a Cause there depending, between the Petitioner Complainant, and Toby Humphryes Esquire Defendant; as also upon the Answer of the said Toby Humphryes 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 Petition and Appeal of Ralph Cheatham shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House: And it is further ORDERED, That the said Ralph Chcatham shall pay, or cause to be paid, unto the said Toby Humphryes the Sum of Ten Pounds, for his Costs sustained in defending the said Appeal in this House.
Message from H. C. for a Conference on the Dutchy of Cornwall Bill, and to remind the Lords of the Alnage Bill.
To desire a Conference, upon the Subject-matter of the Amendments made by this House to the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Their Majesties to make Grants, Leases, and Copies of Offices, Lands, and Hereditaments, Parcel of Their Dutchy of Cornwall, or annexed to the same, and for Confirmation of Leases and Grants already made."
And likewise to put this House in Mind of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for transferring the Collection of the Duty of Alnage to the Custom-house, and for giving a Recompense to the Crown for the same."
Reporters of the Conference.
Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Message from H. C. to return the Indemnity Bill.
To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for preventing Suits against such as acted for Their Majesties Service in Defence of the Kingdom;" to which they have agreed, with some Amendments, and desire the Concurrence of this House thereunto.
Report of the Conference on the Dutchy of Cornwal Bill:
And the Lord Marquis of Halifax reported, "That the Commons had returned the Bill, intituled, An Act to enable Their Majesties to make Grants, Leases, and Copies of Offices, Lands, and Hereditaments, Parcel of Their Dutchy of Cornwall, or annexed to the same, and for Confirmation of Leases and Grants already made."
"That the Commons had agreed to all their Lordships Amendments to the said Bill, but One; which is in Press the 3d, Line 13, concerning Fees to Officers; to which they disagree, and give this Reason for it; (videlicet,)
Lords insist on their Amendments;
Committee to draw Reasons for it.
Privateers to encourage, and for prohibiting all Trade with France, Bill.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That To-morrow, at Ten of the Clock, the House shall be put into a Committee, to proceed on the Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Act for prohibiting all Trade and Commerce with France, and for the Encouragement of Privateers;" and that Sir Charles Hedges shall then be heard at the Committee.
Message from H. C. to remind the Lords of the Bill to prevent double Returns.
Englefield versus Englefield.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That on Monday next, at Twelve of the Clock, this House will consider of Precedents, in the Case of Sir Charles Englefyld and Mr. Englefyld.
Double Returns of Members, to prevent, Bill.
Sea Water, to make fresh, Bill.
Crown office, to regulate Proceedings in, Bill.
Rob'tus Atkyns, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Sabbati, (videlicet), undecimum diem instantis Martii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.