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 Mercurii, 12 Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
The Lord Keeper reported, "That the House did Yesterday present to Her Majesty their humble Address; and that Her Majesty was pleased to return this most Gracious Answer; (videlicet,)
Queen's Answer to the Address.
"I take the Thanks you give Me kindly.
"I should be sorry any one could think I would not do My utmost, to recover Spain and The West-Indies from the House of Bourbon."
Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Address of this House presented to Her Majesty Yesterday, and Her Majesty's most Gracious Answer thereunto, be forthwith printed and published.
The Lord Chief Baron of Her Majesty's Court of Exchequer, in the usual Manner, brought up a Writ of Error; wherein
African Company versus Attorney General, in Error.
The Royal African Company of England, is Plaintiff; and Her Majesty's Attorney General, Defendant.
Colthurst versus Chinnery & Ux.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Nicholas Colthurst Esquire, from a Decree of the Court of Chancery in Ireland, made the Twenty-third of February One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ten, on the Behalf of George Chinnery, Anne his Wife, and others; praying, "That the same, and several Orders and Decrees complained of in the said Petition, may be set aside and reversed, and all Proceedings stayed in the Courts below; and that the Respondents may put in their Answer to the said Appeal:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said George Chinnery, Anne his Wife, and other Respondents may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and they are hereby required to put in their Answer thereunto, in Writing, on or before Wednesday the Twenty-third Day of January next; and that, in the mean Time, all Proceedings in the said cause be stayed.
Davie versus Hooper.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Magaret Davie, Frances Davie, and Trephana Davie, Daughters of Sir William Davie Baronet, deceased, Infants, by Nicholas Pollexfen Esquire, their Prochein Amy, from a Decree made by the Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of Great Britain, the Seventeenth Day of November One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ten, on the Behalf of Nicholas Hooper the Younger Esquire and Mary his Wife, who was only Daughter of the said Sir William Davie by his First Wife; praying, "That the same be reversed; and that the said Nicholas Hooper and his Wife may answer the said Appeal:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Nicholas Hooper and Mary his Wife may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and they are hereby required to put in their Answer thereunto, in Writing, on or before Wednesday the Second Day of January next, at Eleven a Clock.
D. Hamilton's Patent, creating him Duke of Brandon, to be considered.
Notice being taken, "That, in the List of the Nobility delivered by Garter King at Arms the Seventh Instant, there is inserted James Hamilton Duke of Hamilton and Brandon amongst the Dukes;" and the House being informed, "That a Patent is lately passed the Great Seal, for creating the said Duke of Hamilton Duke of Brandon;" and a Debate arising thereupon:
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That, on Thursday the Twentieth Day of this Instant December, this House will take the said Patent into Consideration; and that Bazil Herne Esquire, the Riding Six Clerk for the last Year, or his Deputy, do then lay the Privy Seal Bill of the said Patent before this House; and all the Lords summoned to attend.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, decimum tertium diem Decembris, hora duodecima, Dominis sic decernentibus.