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, 23 Januarii.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the vesting certain Lands and Tenements, the Estate of George Gilbert Peirce, of the Middle Temple, London, Esquire, in Trustees, for the raising Money for the Payment of his Debts."
Cosserat & al. Nat. Bill.
Message to H. C. with it, and Pierce's Bill.
Trailor Treas Bill.
The Lord Cornwallis, pursuant to the Order Yesterday, reported the Amendments made, and Clauses added, by the Committee of the whole House, to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for regulating Trials, in Cases of High Treason and Misprision of Treason."
otestagainst Amendnt toit.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House shall proceed upon the Amendments and Clauses added to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for regulating of Trials, in Cases of High Treason and Misprision of Treason," To-morrow, after the Cause appointed to be heard; and all the Lords summoned then to attend.
Basset versus Hitchins, in Error.
Upon reading the Petition of Sir Edward Hungerford Knight of the Bath, and John Hill Gentleman; shewing, "That they have brought a Writ of Error into this House, to reverse a Judgement in Ejectment, against Sir William Basset Knight, deceased, at the Suit of John Hitchins, and have assigned Errors thereupon, and praying that John Hitchins may be ordered to join Issue in this Case:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said John Hitchins shall and he is hereby required to join Issue thereupon, on or before Wednesday, the Thirtieth Day of this Instant January, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, (videlicet,) vicesimum quartum diem instantis Januarii, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.