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 Lunæ, 27 Januarii.
Messages from H. C. with a Bill; and to return Tighe's Nat. Bill.
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for regulating and ascertaining the Duties to be paid by the Unfreemen, Importers of Coals into the Port and Borough of Great Yarmouth, in the County of Norfolke;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Neptune, a free Ship, Bill.
The Lord Viscount Townshend reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to make the Ship called The Neptune Privateer (a Foreign-built Ship, lately bought as a Wreck) a free Ship," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.
Nevill to take the Name of Grey, Bill.
The Lord Herbert reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Henry Grey, Second Son of Richard Nevill Esquire, to change his Name from Nevill to Grey, according to the Will of Ralph Lord Grey, deceased," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Henry Grey, Second Son of Richard Nevill Esquire, to change his Name from Nevill to Grey, according to the Will of Ralph Lord Grey, deceased."
Clarke versus Ward.
Whereas this Day was appointed, for hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of Winifred Clerk Spinster, an Infant, by Susan Bee Widow, her Grandmother and next Friend, whereunto John Ward Clerk is Respondent; Counsel appearing for the Respondent, but no Counsel for the Appellant; a Petition on Behalf of the Appellant being read, praying further Time for hearing the said Appeal:
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Saturday the First Day of February next, at Eleven a Clock: And it is further Ordered, That the Appellant shall forthwith pay, or cause to be paid, unto the said John Ward, the Sum of Fifteen Pounds, for his Costs, in Attendance this Day.
Upon reading the Petition of John Hatcher, Solicitor for Winifred Clerk, upon her Appeal depending in this House; praying, "That another Person may enter into Recognizance for her upon her Appeal, she being an Infant:"