Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 17, 1701-1705. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Sabbati, 24 Januarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Printing Presses, &c. for regulating, Bill, rejected.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better regulating of Printers and Printing Presses."
The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall be committed?"
It was Resolved in the Negative.
ORDERED, That the said Bill shall be rejected.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, vicesimum sextum diem instantis Januarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.