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 Lunæ, 5 Januarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Lords take the Oaths.
The Lords following took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, pursuant to the Statute; (videlicet,)
Charles Duke of Somerset.
Charles Earl of Dorset & Midd'x.
Henry Lord Bishop of London.
Charles Lord Cornwallis.
John Lord Ashburnham.
The House was called over; pursuant to an Order of the Second Instant.
And the Lords following were absent; (videlicet,)
King's Answer concerning Address.
The Lord Wharton acquainted the House, "That he had attended His Majesty, as commanded; and that His Majesty was pleased to appoint, that this House should attend Him, with their Address, To-morrow, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, at Kensington."
Whole House to attend His Majesty.
ORDERED, That the whole House do attend His Majesty, with their Address, To-morrow, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, at Kensington.
The Earl of Marlborough, by His Majesty's Command, laid before this House the several Papers intituled as follow; (videlicet,)
1. "Translation of the Treaty between the Emperor, His Majesty, and The States General; 7th September, 1701."
2. "Translation of the Treaty between the King and "The States General, 11th November, 1701."
3. "Translation of a Convention between the King, the King of Sweden, and The States Generall, 26thSeptember/7th October, 1701."
4. "Translation of the Treaty between the King, the King of Denmark, and The States General, 15th June, 1701°."
5. "Translation of the secret Articles of the Treaty with Denmark, 15th June, 1701°."
Fuller and Baldwin to attend, about Books published by them, reflecting on Members of both Houses.
The Lord Keeper acquainted the House, "That he had received a Letter from William Fuller, and in it a Petition to this House."
Which being read, and Two of Fuller's Books produced:
It was proposed, and agreed by the House, to ask him,
"Whether Mr. Jones were in Being; and if he could produce him? Whether he could make good his Petition? and, By what Authority he printed his Books, or whether he was ordered by any Person to print them?"
Then, Fuller being sent for, and not to be found:
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Mr. William Fuller, and Mrs. Baldwin who dispersed the said Books, do attend this House on Wednesday next, at Eleven a Clock in the Forenoon.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, septimum diem instantis Januarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.