Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 19, 1709-1714. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Jovis, 1 Februarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
The Lord Delawar reported from the Lords Committees, (to whom was referred the Consideration of the Bill intituled, "An Act for the Sale of Lands and Tenements, late of Sir Philip Monoux Baronet, deceased, in Broome and Parish of Southill, in the County of Bedford, according to his Will:) That they had gone through the said Bill, and had made some Amendments thereunto."
Which, being read Twice, were agreed to; and the Bill ordered to be engrossed, with the said Amendments.
State of the War in Spain.
The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee, to take into further Consideration the present State of the War in Spain.
And, after some Time, the House was resumed.
And the Earl of Abingdon reported, "That the Committee had made some further Progress in the Matter to them referred; and desire another Time may be appointed, for the House to be put into a Committee again, to proceed further therein."
Number of Officers in H. C. Bill to limit.
Ordered, That To-morrow, after the First Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for securing the Freedom of Parliaments, by limiting the Number of Officers in the House of Commons," this House shall be put into a Committee again, to take into further Consideration the present State of the War in Spain.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, secundum diem instantis Februarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.