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, 1 Martii.
Seagrave versus Eustace:
After hearing Counsel, at the Bar, upon the Petition and Appeal of Francis Seagrave Esquire and Mary his Wife, from an Order, or Decree, made in the Court of Chancery in Ireland, on the Behalf of James Eustace Esquire, the Eighth Day of November One Thousand Seven Hundred and Four, and the subsequent Rules, Orders, and Proceedings thereupon; and praying "the same may be reversed; and that the Appellants may have an Order, or Decree, for the Payment of the Legacy of Four Hundred Pounds, in the Petition mentioned, and Interest; and that James Eustace may accompt for a Moiety of the Rents and Profits of the Lands devised by Alexander Eustace, and also of Lands purchased by Katherine Eustace; and that the Appellants may have Possession of One Moiety of the Lands and Personal Estate:" As also upon the Answer of the said James Eustace put in thereunto; and due Consideration of what was offered thereupon:
It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of Francis Seagrave and Mary his Wife shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Decree and Order therein complained of shall be, and are hereby, affirmed.
Message from H. C. to return Fisher's Bill.
To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable John Brett Fisher Esquire and Judith his Wife to sell Lands, for the Payment of his Debts, and making Provision for his Wife and Children in Case they shall have any;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of the Manor of Eastevening, and other Lands and Hereditaments in Swineshead, in the County of Lincolne, late the Estate of Christopher Fairfax Gentleman, deceased, for Payment of his Debts, and Benefit of his Children."
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Saturday the Sixteenth Day of this Instant March, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.
South'ton and Wilts, for Preservation of Fish, &c. in, Bill.
Messages from H. C. to return Hore's and Ballett's Bills.
To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Estate of Elizabeth Hore, in the County of Bucks, in Trustees, to be sold; and the Monies arising thereby to be applied for the Payment of Debts charged thereon;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with One Amendment, whereunto they desire their Lordships Concurrence.
To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Sale of Lands late of John Ballett Gentleman, deceased, for the more speedy Payment of his Debts, and raising Portions for his Younger Children;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.
Growth of Popery, to prevent, Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to empower the Lord High Treasurer, or Commissioners of the Treasury, to issue, out of the Monies arising by the Coinage Duty, any Sum not exceeding the Sum of Three Thousand Pounds Yearly, for the Uses of the Mint."
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable John Farmer Gentleman to sell a Messuage and Lands, in Ratcliffe Culey, in the County of Leicester; and for making a further Settlement of other Lands, of a greater Value, to the same Uses."