Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 20, 1714-1717. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Sabbati, 4 Februarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Jerman's Petition referred to Judges.
Upon reading the Petition of John Jerman, on the Behalf of William Jerman, John Jerman, Thomas Jerman, Charles Jerman, and Elizabeth Jerman, Sons and Daughter of John Jerman and Elizabeth his Wife, Infants under the Age of One and Twenty Years; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, to vest the Estate of Russell Alsopp, deceased, in Trustees, to be sold (subject to, and charged with, the Annuities affecting the same), for Payment of the Incumbrances on the Estate and Debts of the said Russell Alsop; and for other Purposes in the Petition mentioned:
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition be referred to the Consideration of the Lord Chief Justice of the Court of King's Bench and the Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas; 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.
Persons to visit E. Carnwath.
Upon reading the Petition of Robert Earl of Carnwath; praying, "That his Grace the Duke of Montrose, Colonel James Grhame Member of the House of Commons, Colonel Grhame Adjutant General, and Colonel Dalyell, may be permitted to visit the Petitioner:"
It is Ordered, That the several Persons abovementioned have Liberty to have Access to the Petitioner once, severally, at any seasonable Hour.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, sextum diem instantis Februarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.