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, 18 Januarii.
L. Lexington takes the Oaths.
Corn, Malt, &c. to prohibit the Exportation of, Bill.
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to prohibit the Exportation of any Corn, Malt, Meal, Flour, Bread, Biscuit, or Starch, for One Year, from the Twentieth Day of January One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-eight."
And the Earl of Stamford reported, "That the Committee had made some Progress in the Bill; and are of Opinion, that the Commissioners of the Customs attend To-morrow, and such as are concerned on the Behalf of the Inhabitants of the Islands of Jersey and Guernsey."
Commissioners of Customs, and Persons for Jersey and Guernsey, to attend.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Commissioners of the Customs, and such other Persons who are concerned on the Behalf of the Inhabitants of the Islands of Jersey and Guernsey, do attend this House To-morrow, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Oldbury versus Wynn.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear Counsel thereupon, on Tuesday the One and Thirtieth Day of this Instant January, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Buttons, to prevent making of Cloth, &c. Bill.
Georgius Treby Miles, Capitalis Justiciarius Communium Placitorum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, (videlicet,) decimum nonum diem instantis Januarii, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.