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 Mercurii, 11 Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the exchanging the Parsonage-house and certain Glebe Lands belonging to the Rectory of Watton at Stone, for a certain other House and Lands, of greater Value, lying in Watton at Stone aforesaid, of and belonging to Philip Boteler Esquire."
A Message from the House of Commons by Mr. Kynaston and others:
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for supplying a Defect (by the Death of a Trustee) in the Appointment of Provisions for the Younger Children of Henry Smalman Esquire deceased; and for making the said Provision more effectual for such Younger Children;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
The House being moved, "That the Resolution of both Houses of Parliament, agreed to Yesterday, might be laid before Her Majesty:"
Address relating to scandalous Reports of the Church of England being in Danger, Committee to prepare.
Then, Lords Committees were appointed, to draw an Address, to be presented to Her Majesty, humbly to lay before Her Majesty the Resolution of both Houses of Parliament, in relation to the scandalous Reports of the Church of England's being in Danger; and to desire Her Majesty, "That She would be graciously pleased to take such effectual Measures as Her Majesty shall think fit, for the preventing and punishing the like scandalous Reports for the future;" and report to the House; (videlicet,)
Ds. Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Their Lordships, or any Three of them; to meet presently, in the Prince's Lodgings; and to adjourn as they please.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Part of the Estate of James Hamilton Esquire, a Minor, for Payment of Debts, and for raising Portions for Younger Children; and for making Feefarms and Leases for Lives during his Minority."
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Sale of Part of the Estate of Sir Richard Anderson, of Pendley, in the County of Hertford, Baronet, deceased, for Payment of his Debts.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, decimum tertium diem instantis Decembris, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.