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 Martis, 13 Februarii.
Entry of 9th Instant, for expunging Part of the Protestation of the 3d, amended.
The Earl of Nottingham reported from the Lords Subcommittees, appointed to consider of the Orders and Customs of the House, and to peruse and perfect the Journals of this and the last Parliament, the Opinion of the said Committee, how the Entry in the Journal of Friday last, for expunging Part of the Reasons for the Protestation of the Third Instant, ought to stand.
Docksey versus Docksey:
After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of Ralph Docksey Gentleman, from an Order of Dismission and a Decree made in the Court of Chancery, the Tenth Day of February One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seven, on the Behalf of Elizabeth Docksey, Widow and Executrix of Robert Docksey Gentleman; praying, "That the said Order and Decree may be reversed; and the Executrix decreed to pay the Testator's Debts, and declared to be but a Trustee of the Surplus of the Estate in the Petition mentioned, and accompt to the Petitioner touching the same; or the Petitioner to have the Redemption of the Lands decreed to him, upon Payment of the Debts and Legacies:" As also upon the Answer of the said Elizabeth Docksey 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 Ralph Docksey shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Order and Decree therein complained of shall be, and are hereby, affirmed.
Sir R. Allin's Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Sale of Part of the Estate of Sir Richard Allin, alias Anguish, Baronet, in the Counties of Suffolk and Norfolk, for Payment of his Debts; and settling the Remainder according to his Marriage Articles."
Driscoll versus Dalton.
Upon reading the Petition of Richard Dalton; shewing, That the Counsel who are instructed in the Cause (in which he is Respondent) cannot attend on Thursday next, the Day appointed for hearing thereof;" and praying a further Day may be allowed for that Purpose; to which the Appellant, Dennis Driscoll, consenting: