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, 15 Maii.
Stockton Chapelry Bill.
The Lord Bishop of Durham reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for making the Chapelry of Stockton, in the County of Durham, a distinct Parish," was committed: "That they had considered the same; and think it fit to pass, without any Amendment."
Huband, alias Pollen, versus Huband:
After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of John Huband, alias Pollen, Eldest Son of Jane Pollen, Daughter of Sir John Huband Baronet, deceased, an Infant, by Edward Pollen Esquire, his Father and next Friend, and the said Edward Pollen, Executor of the last Will and Testament of the said Sir John Huband, from a Decree, or Decretal Order, of the Court of Chancery, made the Sixth Day of December One Thousand Seven Hundred and Twelve, in a Cause wherein the Petitioners were Plaintiffs, and Sir John Huband Baronet, only Son and Heir of Sir John Huband Baronet, deceased, Thomas Hutton and John Limbrey Esquires, Two other Executors of the last Will and Testament of Sir John Huband, deceased, were Defendants; as likewise in a Cross Cause, wherein the said Sir John Huband was Plaintiff, and the Petitioners and the said Thomas Hutton and John Limbrey were Defendants; praying, "That the said Decree, made in the Cause wherein the said Respondent Sir John Huband was Plaintiff, may be reversed and set aside:" As also upon the Answers of Sir John Huband, John Limbrey, and Thomas Hutton, put in thereunto; and due Confideration of what was offered thereupon:
Judgement reversed in Part.
It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Decree shall be, and is hereby, so far reversed, as it orders the Payment of Costs in Law and Equity upon the Dismission of the Bill of John and Edward Pollen: And it is further Ordered, That the said Decree, as to all the other Parts thereof, shall be, and the same is hereby, affirmed.
Stockton Chapelry Bill:
Message to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to it.
Sir Charles Gresham's Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enabling Sir Charles Gresham Baronet to raise the Sum of Five Thousand Pounds, and Interest, and Maintenance for Elizabeth the Daughter of his Brother Sir Edward Gresham Baronet, deceased; and to make Provision for his Younger Children."
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Saturday the Thirtieth Day of this Instant May, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.
Bill's Pet. referred to Judges.
Upon reading the Petition of John Ball Esquire, a Minor under the Age of One and Twenty Years, by his Guardian Francis Dobbs Esquire; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for vesting the Petitioner's Moiety of an Estate in Kerry, in the Kingdom of Ireland, in Trustees, to be sold, for the Purposes in the Petition mentioned:
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. Justice Blencowe and Mr. Justice Tracy; 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.
E. of Salisbury's Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for better enabling James Earl of Salisbury and his Trustees to make Sale of certain Manors, Lands, and Hereditaments, in the Counties of Northampton and Dorset, and a Fee-farm Rent, for the Purposes in the said Act mentioned."
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting divers Lands and Hereditaments, in the Counties of Warwick and Bedford, (late the Estate of Sir Roger Burgoyne Baronet, deceased,) in Trustees, for divers Purposes therein mentioned."
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable William Booth Gentleman to sell certain Lands and Hereditaments, in the County of Chester, for Payment of the Debts of his Brother, with whom, and for which, he stands bound; and for applying the Surplus (if any) of the Money raised for such Purpose towards Payment of his own proper Debts."
After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of John Constable Gentleman and others; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Purposes therein mentioned:
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of several Lands and Tenements of John Constable Gentleman, in the Parish of Ockley, in the County of Surrey, for Payment of his Debts; and for settling other Land, in the same County, of a better Value, to the same Uses, in Lieu thereof."