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 Lunæ, 27 Januarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Sir J. Chamberlaine's Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Trustees to exchange Lands of Sir James Chamberlaine Baronet, an Infant, lying in the Common Hill or Field of Salford, in the County of Oxford, for like Quantities of Lands there, in order to the making an Enclosure."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be committed to the Lords following; (videlicet,)
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet To-morrow, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.
Small Tithes, for more easy Recovery of, Bill:
The House moved, "To read the Bill, intituled, An Act for the more easy Recovery of Small Tithes, pursuant to the Order of the Five and Twentieth Instant."
The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall be re-committed?"
It was Resolved in the Negative.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the more easy Recovery of Small Tithes."
The Question was put, "Whether this Bill, with the Amendments, shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to H. C. with Amendments to it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Miles Cooke and Sir John Hoskyns:
To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence to their Lordships Amendments.
Domville versus Oldys, in Error.
The Lord Chief Baron of His Majesty's Court of Exchequer, in the usual Manner, brought in a Writ of Error:
Charles Domville Plaintiff, William Oldys Defendant.
King's Answer to Address.
The Lord Steward reported His Majesty's Answer to the Address made to Him the Three and Twentieth Instant, concerning the East India Company, "That His Majesty hath given Order for the Papers to be laid before this House, as desired."
E. I. Company and Merchants, concerning Powers necessary to be given to an E. I. Comp.
Whereas this Day was appointed to take into Consideration the Papers delivered from the Merchants trading to The East Indies, and the East India Company, 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 Papers delivered by them respectively shall be read, in a Committee of the whole House, To-morrow, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; after which, this House will take into Consideration, as well what was offered by them to this House by Word of Mouth at the Bar, as also what is contained in the said Papers.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, (videlicet,) vicesimum octavum diem instantis Januarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.