Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 18, 1705-1709. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Veneris, 6 Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Lord North & Grey, Leave for a Bill.
Upon reading the Petition of William Lord North & Grey; praying Leave to bring in a Bill for his Lady's Naturalization:
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioner may bring in a Bill, according to the Prayer of his Petition.
Harrington et al. versus Horton.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of John Harrington Executor of Philip Higginbottom, Richard Mackrill, John Ratcliffe, and others, from a Decree made in the Court of Exchequer, the Two and Twentieth of June One Thousand Seven Hundred and Three, on the Behalf of Thomas Horton; and praying, "That the said Decree and Proceedings thereupon may be set aside and reversed; and that Thomas Horton may answer thereunto; and the Service of this Order on his Clerk in Court may be sufficient Service, in order thereunto; and that the Proceedings upon the said Decree may be stayed:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Thomas Horton may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and he is hereby required to put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Friday the Twentieth Day of this Instant December, at Eleven a Clock in the Forenoon; and that the Service of this Order upon the Respondent's Clerk in Court shall be good Service, in order thereunto; and all Proceedings upon the said Decree shall be, and they are in the mean Time hereby, stayed.
Parker versus Lamb.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of George Parker Esquire, Eldest Son and Heir of Edmund Parker Esquire, from a Decree made in the Court of Chancery, the Twentieth Day of July One Thousand Seven Hundred and Five, on the Behalf of Mary Lamb Widow; and praying the Reversal of the said Decree:
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Mary Lamb may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and she is hereby required to put in her Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Friday the Third Day of January next, at Eleven a Clock in the Forenoon.
The Lord Keeper reported Her Majesty's Answer to the Address, as follows; (videlicet,)
Queen's Answer to Address:
"I am very much pleased with the many Expressions of your Affection for My Service, and of your Zeal for the Common Cause, in the several Particulars of this Address; which is entirely to My Satisfaction; and, I assure Myself, it will have its just Weight, both at Home and Abroad."
Address and Answer to be printed.
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of England do give Order, that the Address of this House, presented to Her Majesty Yesterday, and Her Majesty's most Gracious Answer thereunto, be forthwith printed and published.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, nonum diem instantis Decembris, hora duodecima, Dominis sic decernentibus.