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 Mercurii, 7 Aprilis.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the enabling the Sale of the Manor of Rowling in Kent, which by Mistake was, by general Words, comprised in the Marriage Settlement of William Hammond Gentleman, contrary to the Meaning of the Parties."
Burlington Piers, Bill.
Messages from H. C. with Bills.
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for laying a Duty upon Leather, for the Term of Three Years; and making other Provision for answering the Deficiencies as well of the late Duties upon Coals and Culm, as for paying the Annuities upon the Lottery and for Lives, charged on the Tonnage of Ships and the Duties upon Salt;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for raising the Militia of this Kingdom for the Year One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-seven, although the Month's Pay formerly advanced be not re-paid;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for explaining and enforcing the Act for paving and cleansing the Streets within the Cities of London and Westminster, and Borough of Southwark, and Weekly Bills of Mortality, and Streets adjoining thereunto, and for widening the Street at the South End of London Bridge;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for licensing of Hawkers and Pedlars, (fn. 1) for a further Provision for Payment of the Interest of the Transport Debt, for the reducing of Ireland;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Booth versus E. Warrington.
Countess Westmorland versus E. of Derby.
Countess Radnor versus Vandebendy & al.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of the Countess of Radnor, and the Answer of John Vandebendy and Serjeant Rotheram put in thereunto, on Monday the Twelfth Day of this Instant April, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Joint Tenancy, for Partitions of, Bill.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lords Committees appointed to consider of a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the easier obtaining Partitions of Lands in Coparcenary, Joint-tenancy, and Tenancy in Common," do meet To-morrow, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and that all the Judges now in Town do then attend.
L. Culpeper versus L. Fairfax's Bill.
After hearing Counsel this Day, for and against the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Thomas Lord Fairfax of the Kingdom of Scotland to raise Monies, charged by Thomas Lord Culpeper deceased upon his Estate:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Debate, Whether this Bill shall be read a Second Time, shall be resumed on Monday next, at Nine of the Clock, the First Business; and that One Counsel on either Side do then attend.