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, 28 Februarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Hertford Highways Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Acts formerly made, for repairing of the Highways in the County of Hertford."
Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Bill be committed to the Lords following; (videlicet,)
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Monday the Third Day of March next, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.
Cotton House Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better securing Her Majesty's Purchase of Cotton House in Westminster."
Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Bill, be referred to the Lords Committees above named.
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet To-morrow, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
A Message from the House of Commons, by the Lord Fairfax and others:
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to vest several Lands and Hereditaments, in the County of York, in Robert Hitch Esquire and his Heirs; and to settle other Lands and Hereditaments, in the said County, in Lieu thereof, and as an Exchange thereof, to the same Uses;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Smith versus Thomas's Bill.
Upon reading the Report of Mr. Justice Tracy and Mr. Baron Price, as to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for settling the Estate of Daniel Thomas Gentleman deceased, for the Benefit of his Wife and Children;" as also the Petition of Judith Smith Widow, praying to be heard before the passing of the said Bill:
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioner shall be heard, by One Counsel, on Monday next, at Ten a Clock; as also Counsel for the said Bill, if thought fit, whereof the Petitioner is to cause Notice to be given.
Peck & al. Leave for a Bill.
After reading, and Consideration of, the Report made by the Lord Chief Baron of Her Majesty's Court of Exchequer and Mr. Justice Powel, upon the Petition of William Peck Esquire and others; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Purposes in the Petition mentioned:
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners have hereby Leave given to bring in a Bill according to the Prayer of the said Petition.
Pelley versus Madden.
Whereas To-morrow was appointed, for hearing of the Cause wherein Hyacinth Pelley is Appellant, and Hugh Maddin and Katherine his Wife are Respondents:
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause on Tuesday next, at Eleven a Clock; and that the Cause on Monday next be put off to Tuesday, and the Causes after to come on in Course.
Viscount Kingsland versus Barnwell & al.
After hearing Counsel this Day, upon the Petition of Nicholas Lord Viscount Kingsland:
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That To-morrow, at Eleven a Clock precisely, this House will proceed to hear Counsel for the Respondents Nicholas Barnwell and others; and no other Business to intervene.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Sabbati, primum diem Martii jam prox. futur. hora decima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.