Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 16, 1696-1701. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Lunæ, 29 Martii.
Messages from H. C. with Bills.
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to make perpetual and more effectual an Act, intituled, An Act to prevent Delays at the Quarter Sessions of the Peace;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Sir W. Thompson's Bill:
Message to H. C. with it.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making good the Deficiencies of several Funds therein mentioned; and for enlarging the Capital Stock of the Bank of England, and for raising the Public Credit."
Salisbury, Printer of the Flying Post, to attend, about Reflections on the D. of Bolton.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That John Salisbury, Printer of a Paper called The Flying Post, or The Post-Master, shall and he is hereby required forthwith to attend this House.
C. Derby versus E. of Derby, Privilege waived.
C. Westmorl. versus E. of Derby.
Harrington versus Harrington.
It appearing that the said John Harrington was a Servant to the Earl of Warrington, and had been so for some Years; it is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition of Sarah Harrington shall be, and is hereby, rejected.
Fanshaw versus Sir W. Fowlis:
After hearing Counsel upon the Petition and Appeal of Symon Fanshaw Esquire, from an Order of Dismission of his Bill in the Court of Exchequer in Michaelmas Term last, on Behalf of Sir William Fowlis and Jeoffry Cobb; as also upon the Answers of Sir William Fowlis and Jeoffry Cobb 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 said Petition and Appeal of Symon Fanshaw shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Order of the Court of Exchequer, therein complained of, shall be, and is hereby, affirmed.
Lustrings, &c. to encourage the Manufacture of, Bill.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the House be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the further Encouragement of the Manufacture of Lustrings and Alamodes within this Realm; and for the better preventing the Importation of prohibited Goods, and Goods without paying the Duties charged on the same," To-morrow, at Eleven of the Clock.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, (videlicet,) tricesimum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.