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 Mercurii, 8 Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Sir George Wheeler, Leave for a Bill.
Upon reading the Petition of Sir George Wheeler Knight, and Doctor in Divinity; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, to empower him to make Leases for building some Houses in Channel-Row:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioner hath hereby Leave given him for bringing in a Bill, as desired.
Dobson versus Hearne.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of William Dobson, from a Decree of Dismission, made in the Court of Chancery, the First of June One Thousand Seven Hundred and Three, on the Behalf of Gilbert Hearne; and praying the Reversal of the said Decree:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Gilbert Hearne may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and he is hereby required to put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Wednesday the Two and Twentieth Day of this Instant December, at Eleven a Clock in the Forenoon.
Irish Trustees Report and Accompts.
The Report of the Trustees for the forfeited Estates in Ireland, as also the Abstract of the Trustees Accompts, delivered into this House the Nine and Twentieth of November last, being read:
Committee to consider of them.
Lords Committees were appointed, to consider of the said Report and Abstract; whose Lordships, having considered thereof, and sent for and heard such Persons concerning the same as they shall think fit, are afterwards to report their Opinions thereupon to this House.
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Monday next, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, nonum diem instantis Decembris, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.