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 Martis, 28 Januarii.
Deere versus Gibbon.
Upon reading the Petition of William Deere; praying, "That he may be permitted to enter into Security for his Brother Edward Deere, upon his Appeal depending in this House, to which William Gibbon is Respondent:"
State of the Public Accompts.
E. I. Company and Merchants, concerning Powers necessary to be given to an E. I. Comp.
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee, upon the reading the Papers delivered into this House by the East India Company, and the Merchants trading to The East Indies, and Consideration of the East India Trade, and such Powers as may be requisite to be given to an East India Company.
And the Lord Bishop of Salisbury reported, "That the Committee had made some Progress in the Matter relating to the East India Company; and desire another Time may be appointed, for the House to be put into a Committee again on this Matter."
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House shall be put into a Committee, on Saturday next, at Eleven of the Clock, to consider further of the East India Trade, and of such Powers as may be requisite to be given to an East India Company.
Thornhill versus Clifton.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Tuesday the Fourth Day of February next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad & in diem Mercurii, (videlicet,) vicesimum nonum diem instantis Januarii, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.