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, 13 Aprilis.
The Lord Chancellor reported, "That the House did, on Saturday last, present to Her Majesty their humble Address; and that Her Majesty was pleased to return the following most Gracious Answer; (videlicet,)
Queen's Answer to the Address.
Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Address of this House, presented to Her Majesty on Saturday last, and Her Majesty's most Gracious Answer thereunto, be forthwith printed and published.
Prohibited East India Goods, and Naval Stores from Russia, Accounts of delivered.
The House being informed, "That some of the Commissioners of the Customs attended;" they were called in, and delivered, at the Bar, (pursuant to late Acts of Parliament) several Papers; the Titles whereof were read, as follows:
"1. An Account of the prohibited East India Goods, remaining in the several Warehouses in the Port of London, at Michaelmas 1711; with what has been brought in since that Time; what exported, and what remains at Michaelmas 1712.
"2. An Account of the prohibited East India Goods remaining in the respective Warehouses of the Out Ports at Michaelmas 1711; what brought in since that Time, and what exported; as also what remains at Michaelmas 1712.
Carstairs versus Dick.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of John Carstairs, of Kilconquher, Esquire, complaining of several interlocutory Sentences, pronounced by the Lords of Council and Session in Scotland, upon the Fifteenth of February 1710 / 11, the Fourth of July One Thousand Seven Hundred and Twelve, the Ninth of that Month, and the Affirmation thereof the Thirtieth of the same July, on the Behalf of Thomas Dick, Merchant in Edinburgh; and praying, "That the said Sentences may be reversed; and that the said Thomas Dick may answer the said Appeal:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Thomas Dick may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and is hereby required to put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on or before Monday the Eleventh Day of May next, at Eleven a Clock.