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 Lunæ, 9 Januarii.
Hayward's Committee revived.
Whereas Tuesday the Second Day of January Instant was appointed, for the House to be put into a Committee, upon the Bill, 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:"
Wigfall's Petition referred to Judges.
Upon reading the Petition of John Wigfall, of Renishaw, in the County of Derby, Esquire, and Frances his Wife: praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for vesting several Lands and Tenements, in the Parishes of Eckington and Norton, in the County of Derby, or so much thereof as shall be requisite, in Trustees and their Heirs, to be sold, for raising Monies, for the Payment of his Debts; and that the Trustees may have such Powers, and be subject to such Restrictions, as this Honourable House shall think fit:
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 Gould and Mr. Baron Bury; 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.