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 Veneris, 3 Aprilis.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Message from H. C. for a Conference, concerning Privateers, Bill.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir John Bowles and others:
To desire a Conference, upon the Subject-matter of the Amendments made by this House to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for prohibiting all Trade and Commerce with France, and for the Encouragement of Privateers."
To which the House agreed.
And the Commons, being called in, were told, "That the Lords agree to a Conference, as desired; and appoint it to be on Monday next, at One of the Clock, in the Painted Chamber."
Regulations necessary for the Establishment of an East India Company.
Whereas this Day was appointed for the Consideration of the Report made from the Lords Committees appointed to consider of the Charters of the East India Company, and what other Regulations may be requisite for establishing an East India Company:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Report shall be considered on Tuesday next, the First Business after Twelve o'Clock.
French Goods, additional Duties on, Bill:
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for granting to His Majesty an additional Duty upon all French Goods and Merchandize."
The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to H. C. that the Lords agree to it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir John Francklyn and Mr. Pitt:
To let them know, the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.
Jones versus Shakerley:
After hearing Counsel, at the Bar, upon the Petition and Appeal of Hugh Jones Junior, Gentleman, from an Order of Dismission, in the Court of Chancery, the Twelfth Day of December, in the Third Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King James the Second, on the Behalf of Hugh Jones Senior, and Sir Jeffrey Shakerley; as also upon the Answer of Sir Jeffrey Shakerley put in thereunto:
After due Consideration of what was offered thereupon, it is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Order of Dismission complained of in the Petition and Appeal of Hugh Jones Junior, shall be, and is hereby, set aside and reversed: And it is further ORDERED, That Sir Jeffrey Shakerley shall re-convey the Estate or Tithes in Question unto Hugh Jones Junior, pursuant to the Articles dated the Tenth of April, 31° Car. Secundi, upon the said Hugh Jones' paying Sir Jeffrey Shakerley the Sum of Eighty Pounds Principal Money, with Interest for the same; that Sir Jeffrey Shakerley shall accompt for the Profits of One Moiety of the Tithes during the Life of Hugh Jones the Father, and for the Profits of the Whole since his Death.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Sabbati, (videlicet,) quartum diem instantis Aprilis, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.