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 Veneris, 30 Maii.
Sir W. Hodges, Lottery Tickets, Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to empower the Paymaster of the Million Lottery Tickets to pay to Sir William Hodges Baronet the Money due upon Fourteen Tickets in the said Lottery."
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing an Act, intituled, An Act, that the solemn Affirmation and Declaration of the People called Quakers shall be accepted, instead of an Oath in the usual Form."
Robertson versus Robertson.
Upon reading the Petition of Alexander Robertson Esquire; praying, "That the Hearing of his Appeal, which is appointed for Monday next, may be put off some few Days longer; that Day being the last of the Term, on which it will be difficult to get Counsel; and the Respondent consenting:"
Lillingston versus Constable & al.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Brigadier General Luke Lillingston, from an Order of the Court of Chancery, made the Sixteenth Day of this Instant May, in a Cause wherein Marmaduke Constable and Elizabeth his Wife, and others, were Plaintiffs, against the Petitioner, as Administrator of his late Brother Major Gervas Lillingston, deceased, Defendant; praying, "That the said Order may be reversed, and the Petitioner's Exceptions to the Master's Report, mentioned in the Appeal, may be allowed:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Marmaduke Constable and Elizabeth his Wife, and others, may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and are hereby required to put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, on or before Friday the Sixth Day of June next, at Eleven a Clock.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Relief of George Mathew Esquire, against a Clause in an Act of Parliament passed in Ireland, whereby several Fines and Recoveries, and a Settlement of his late Wife's Estate, are set aside."
Highgate and Barnet Road Bill:
The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Highway, between Highgate Gatchouse, in the County of Middlesex, and Barnet Blockhouse, in the County of Hertford."
Message to H. C. with as Amendment to it.
Northfleet, Gravesend, &c. Highways Bill:
The House also (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging, amending, and maintaining, the Road betwixt Northfleet, Gravesend, and Rochester, in the County of Kent."