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, 19 Februarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
The Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas sat Speaker.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Trustees to make and fill up Leases of the respective Estates of Blewett Wallop Esquire and John Wallop Gentleman, during their Minorities, and to purchase other Lands by the Fines thereby to be received, to the same Uses as the Estates so to be leased are already settled."
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.
Jones's and Gyfford's Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for settling the Personal Estates of Richard Jones Esquire and Mary Gyfford Spinster, Minors, in Trustees, for the Purposes therein mentioned."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be committed to the same Committee to whom Wallop's Bill is referred.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting certain Lands of Thomas Bigg and his Wife, in Chislet, in the Country of Kent, in Trustees, for Payment of Debts, and making Provision for their Children."
Poor Prisoners, for Relief of, Bill:
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Relief of poor Prisoners for Debt or Damages."
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 Lacon Wm. Child:
To return the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence to the Amendments.
The Earl of Stamford reported from the Committee, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enabling Trustees to sell the Manor of Pespoole, in the County of Durham, Part of the Estate of Wm. Midford an Insant, for Payment of Debts and Incumbrances charged thereon, and for preserving the rest of the said Insant's Estate," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.
Which, being read Twice, were agreed to; and the Bill ordered to be engrossed, with the said Amendments.
Highways between London and Harwich, Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Highways between the City of London and the Town of Harwich in the County of Essex."
ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House on Friday next, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Georgius Treby Miles, Capit. Justic. Com. Placit. declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, (videlicet,) vicesimum diem instantis Februarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.