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, 20 Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Farrer and others:
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for charging and continuing the Duties upon Malt, Mum, Cyder, and Perry, for the Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ten;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Malt, &c. Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for charging and continuing the Duties upon Malt, Mum, Cyder and Perry, for the Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ten."
Bp. St. Asaph to preach 30 Jan.
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lord Bishop of St. Asaph be, and he is hereby, desired to preach before this House, in the Abbey Church at Westminster, on Monday the Thirtieth Day of January next.
Gee & Ux. versus E. of Jersey, Lewis, & al.
After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of Richard Gee Esquire and Phillippa his Wife, who was the Executrix of Colonel John Beaumont, from a Report and Orders of the Court of Exchequer, upon arguing Exceptions and other Proceedings, the Tenth of February One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eight, on the Behalf of Edwin Lewis Administrator of James Pearse the Younger, the Right Honourable Edward Earl of Jersey, and the Right Honourable Barbara Countess of Jersey his Wife, William Blakeway Executor of Elizabeth Pearse, who was Executrix of James Pearse the Elder, deceased; and praying the said Report and Orders may be set aside and reversed: As also upon the Answer of Edwin Lewis, the Right Honourable Edward Earl of Jersey, and the Right Honourable Barbara Countess of Jersey his Wife, and Wm. Blakeway, Executor of Elizabeth Pearse Widow, deceased, put in thereunto; and due Consideration of what was offered thereupon:
Judgement affirmed, with Costs.
It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of Richard Gee and his Wife shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Report of the Court of Exchequer and Orders therein complained of shall be, and are hereby, affirmed: And it is further Ordered, That the said Richard Gee and his Wife shall pay, or cause to be paid, unto the said Edwin Lewis, the Earl and Countess of Jersey, and William Blakeway, the Sum of Twenty Pounds, for their Costs in this House.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making effectual the Provisions intended by William Hayward, late of Quedgley, in the County of Gloucester, Esquire, deceased, for Payment of his Debts, and providing Portions for his Younger Children."
Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Bill be referred to a Committee of the whole House, on Tuesday the Second Day of January next, at Eleven a Clock in the Forenoon.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, vicesimum primum diem instantis Decembris, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.