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 Jovis, 8 Februarii.
Message to H. C. for a Conference about Intelligence concerning the sailing of the Brest Fleet.
Message from H. C. to return Clayton's Bill.
To acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the Bill, intituled, "An Act to indemnify the Trustees of James Clayton Esquire for joining with him in selling Lands, for Payment of his Debts," without any Amendment.
Sir C. Barrington's Bill.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Part of the Estate of Henry Frere, an Infant, to raise Monies, for inning and recovering other Parts thereof now under Water, and for Payment of Debts charged thereon."
Message to H. C. with these Bills.
Answer from thence.
Report of the Conference.
L. Willoughby to execute the Office of L. G. Chamberlain.
His Majesty, being arrayed in his Royal Robes and Regal Crown, ascended His Throne, the Peers being in their Robes also: The Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod was commanded to signify His Majesty's Pleasure to the Commons, "That they presently attend "His Majesty."
Who being come, with their Speaker; he made a short Speech to the King, and delivered the Money Bill to the Clerk of the Parliaments; who delivered the same to the Clerk of the Crown; the Title whereof was read, as followeth; (videlicet,)
"1. An Act to supply the Deficiency of the Money raised by a former Act, intituled, An Act for granting to Their Majesties certain Rates and Duties of Excise, upon Beer, Ale, and other Liquors, for securing certain Recompenses and Advantages in the said Act mentioned to such Persons as shall voluntarily advance the Sum of Ten Hundred Thousand Pounds towards carrying on the War against France."
All the Judges to attend, at the Rising of the Courts.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That all the Judges do attend this House To-morrow, immediately upon the Rising of the respective Courts in Westminster Hall, and not to go away until the Rising of this House."
Voting by Balloting.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will take the same into Consideration on Saturday the Seventeenth Day of this Instant February, at Eleven of the Clock; and that all the Lords in and about the Town be summoned then to attend.
Poor Prisoners, to explain the Act for Relief of, Bill.
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee, upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the explaining and for the more effectual Execution of a former Act for Relief of poor Prisoners."
And the Lord Bishop of Salisbury reported, "That the Committee had made some Progress in the Bill; and desire another Day may be appointed, for the House to be put into a Committee again on the said Bill."
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, (videlicet,) nonum diem instantis Februarii, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.