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 Mercurii, 7 Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
American Pine Trees, for Preservation of, Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Preservation of White and other Pine Trees, growing in Her Majesty's Colonies of New Hampshire, The Massachusets Bay, and Province of Main, Rhode Island, and Providence Plantation, the Narraganset Country or King's Province, and Connecticut, in New England; and New York, and New Jersey, in America, for the masting Her Majesty's Navy."
Ordered, That the said Bill be read the Second Time on Monday next, at Twelve a Clock.
The Earl of Thanet reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for sale of several Lands and Hereditaments of William Henden Esquire, in the County of Kent, for Payment of his Debts; and for settling other Lands in the same County, of a better Value, to the same Uses, in Lieu thereof," was committed: "That they had considered the same; and think it fit to pass, without any Amendment."
Ordered, That the Bill be engrossed.
Durham versus Lundine.
Upon reading the Petition of James Durham Esquire; shewing, "That he hath an Appeal depending in this House, to which Robert Lundine is Respondent; and praying a Day of Hearing:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Friday the Sixteenth Day of this Instant March, at Eleven a Clock.
Lucy & al. Leave for a Bill.
After reading, and considering, the Report of the Two Lord Chief Justices, to whom was referred the Petition of Sir Berkeley Lucy Baronet, 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 Leave to bring in a Bill, according to the Prayer of the Petition.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, nonum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.