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 Martis, 13 Decembris.
Oliver et al. versus Attorney General, in Error.
Upon reading the Petition, as well of Francis Jones (who, in Her Majesty's Attorney General's Name, is Defendant); as also of Jerome Oliver, John Besseleare, and William Haynes, Plaintiffs in a Writ of Error brought into this Honourable House, to reverse a Judgement given against the Plaintiffs in Her Majesty's Court of Exchequer; shewing, "That the Sixteenth Day of this Instant December is appointed for hearing the said Errors argued; and praying a further Time for the same:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Errors argued in this Case, on the Second Day of the Sitting of this House after the Recess now at Hand.
Records in Offices, Committee to consider of the Method of keeping.
Lords Committees appointed to consider of the Method of keeping Records and Public Papers in Offices, and what may be proper to remedy what shall be found to be amiss; whose Lordships, having considered thereof, and heard such Persons concerning the same as they shall think fit, are afterwards to report their Opinion, from Time to Time, to the House; and the said Committee have hereby Power to appoint a Sub-committee, to consider thereof, and inspect such Offices and Records as they shall think fit; and report to the Grand Committee; (videlicet,)
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Thursday next, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and afterwards to meet, when, where, and as often, as they please.
Appeals and Writs of Error, Time limited.
It is Declared and Agreed, That, after the Seventeenth Day of this Instant December, this House will not receive any Petition of Appeal, or Writ of Error, from any Decree or Judgement made or given in any the Courts below, before this Session of Parliament.