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, 21 Decembris.
Conway versus Shrimpton.
The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing of the Cause wherein Henry Conway Esquire, an Infant, by Sir John Conway his Father and next Friend, and Bridget Lytton Widow, and Charlotta Mostyn Spinster, both Infants, by Richard Mostyn Esquire their Father and next Friend, are Appellants, and Philadelphia Shrimpton Widow, and Philip Shrimpton Esquire, an Infant, by the said Philadelphia his Mother and Guardian, Respondents:"
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for granting an Aid to Her Majesty, to be raised by a Land Tax in Great Britain, for the Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eleven;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Bellott's Petition referred to Judges.
Upon reading the Petition of Renatus Bellott, an Infant, by Mary Bellott his Mother, Mary Spour his Grandmother, John Worth Esquire, and Francis Hawkins Gentleman, his Guardians; setting forth, "That forasmuch as the Trustees, Guardians, and nearest Friends and Relations, of the Petitioner Renatus, conceive it will be for his Advantage, to have the Inheritance of the Estates in the Petition mentioned sold, in order to discharge the Debts and Legacies charged thereupon, and for preserving the Overplus for his Benefit, which, by reason of the Petitioner's Infancy, cannot be done but by Act of Parliament; and praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for vesting the said Estates in Trustees, in order to have the same sold, for the Purposes aforesaid:"
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. Baron Bury and Mr. Baron Price; 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.
Ld. Kinnard versus Lyon.
Upon reading the Petition of John Riddoch; shewing, "That, the last Session of Parliament, the Right Honourable Patrick Lord Kinnard and the Lady Elizabeth his Wife brought a Petition of Appeal into this House, to which the Petitioner (as Assignee of Mrs. Lyon) hath put in his Answer; and praying, That a Day may be appointed for hearing of the said Cause; and that the Appellant may be ordered to enter into a Recognizance, as is usual for Appellants to do:"
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 Thursday the Eighteenth Day of January next: And it is further Ordered, That, in the mean Time, Patrick Lord Kinnard do enter into a Recognizance, as is usual.
Paul versus Shaw, in Error.
The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the Errors argued upon the Writ of Error depending in this House, wherein William Paul and Christopher Clitherow Esquires are Plaintiffs, and Sir John Shaw Baronet is Defendant:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Errors argued thereupon, on Saturday the Thirteenth Day of January next, at Eleven a Clock in the Forenoon.
Land Tax Bill.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, vicesimum secundum diem instantis Decembris, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.