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, 22 Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Extracts of Precedents, relating to Impeachments, reported.
The Earl of Wharton (pursuant to Order Yesterday) reported from the Lords Committees (appointed to consider of the Impeachment brought up the Fifteenth Instant from the House of Commons, of what has been usual, and what is proper to be done on this Occasion) several Extracts of what Precedents the Clerks have found, in relation to this Matter.
Ordered, That the said Extracts do lie on the Table, to be perused by the Lords.
Bigg's & al. Petition, referred to Judges.
Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Bigg, Edward Collingwood, Edward Ward, and Charles Clark; shewing, "That the Testamentary Estate of William Bigg, consisting chiefly in Mortgages in Fee, some made to himself, and others to Isabel his Wife, the Estate in Fee of such mortgaged Premises is lawfully vested in John Bigg Gentleman, a Lunatic, and his Heirs, he being Son and Heir to both the said William and Isabel, his said Father and Mother, and surviving Executor of the Will of the said William Bigg;" and praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for vesting the Personal Estate and Securities of the said William and Isabel in Trustees, for the Payment of their Debts and Legacies, and for Performance of the Trusts in the Petition mentioned:
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration of the said Petition shall be, and is hereby, referred to Mr. Justice Powell and Mr. Justice Powys; who are forthwith to summon all Parties concerned in the Bill; and, after hearing them, to report to the House the State of the Case, with their Opinion thereupon, under their Hands, and whether all Parties that may be concerned in the Consequences of the Bill have signed the Petition; and also that the Judges, having perused the Bill, do sign the same.
Nugent & al. versus Reily & al.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Robert Nugent and Michael Nugent, from a Decree and Proceedings of the Court of Exchequer in Ireland, the Five and Twentieth Day of May One Thousand Seven Hundred and Nine, on the Behalf of Charles Reily, John Reily, and Edmund Reily; and praying, "That the said Decree may be reversed; and that the said Charles, John, and Edmund Reily, may answer to the said Appeal:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Charles Reily, John Reily, and Edmund Reily, may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and they are hereby required to put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, on or before Thursday the Second Day of February next.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad & in diem Veneris, vicesimum tertium diem instantis Decembris, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.