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 Lunæ, 9 Aprilis.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Reily & al. versus Ward.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of James Reily Esquire, Hugh Reily his Son, Francis Cruise, James Keirnan, John Hogan, James Lamb, Charles Bessey, and James Reily Farmer, from a Decree, or Decretal Order, made in the High Court of Chancery in Ireland, the Tenth of February last, in a certain Cause, wherein Robert Ward Gentleman was Plaintiff, and the Petitioners and others were Defendants; praying, "That the same may be reversed:
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Robert Ward may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and is hereby required to put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on or before Monday the Fourteenth Day of May next.
Colchester Woollen Manufacture, Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for giving Liberty to Persons who have served their Apprenticeships to any Part of the Woollen Manufacture in Colchester, to work at their said Trades, and at the making Baize, within the said Town."
Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Monday next.
E Clanricard versus Burke.
Upon reading the Petition of John Earl of Clanricarde, in the Kingdom of Ireland; praying, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing his Appeal depending in this House, whereunto Gorald Burke Esquire is Respondent:"
It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Tuesday the Seventeenth Day of this Instant April, at Eleven a Clock.
Haggatt denies having signed Turner's Appeal:
Upon reading an Affidavit of Nathaniel Haggatt, of Reading, in the County of Berks, Esquire, aged Eightyone Years and upwards, who was, on the Twenty-first of March last, ordered to be attached, by the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, for signing the Appeal of John Turner Clerk, then heard before this House, in Breach of their Lordships Standing Order; deposing, That he did never sign, nor ever consented to the signing, of any such Appeal; nor ever heard thereof; nor was ever any Ways concerned therein as Counsel or otherwise; nor doth he know the said John Turner:"
Turner to attend about it.
As also upon reading a Certificate of James Brewer, Doctor in Physic, of Reading aforesaid, "That he believes the said Nathaniel Haggatt to be very infirm, and uncapable of travelling from the Place of his Abode without apparent Danger of his Life;" and Consideration had thereof:
It is Ordered, That the said John Turner do attend this House on Wednesday next, in order to be examined touching this Matter.
Endfield Highways, Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing and making more effectual an Act passed in the Twelfth Year of Her late Majesty's Reign, intituled, An Act for repairing the Highway, or Road, from The Stones-end, in the Parish of St. Leonard Shoreditch, in the County of Middlesex, to the furthermost Part of the Northern Road in the Parish of Endfield, in the same County, next to the Parish of Cheshunt, in the County of Hertford."
Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Thursday next.
Cochineal Importation, Bill.
A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir John Ward and others:
With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the free Importation of Cochineal, during the Time therein limited;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
The said Bill was read the First Time.
E. Sunderland and E. Rochester's Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, An Act to enable Charles Earl of Sunderland and Henry Earl of Rochester to take in Great Britain the Oath of Office, as Vice Treasurer and Receiver General and Paymaster General of all His Majesty's Revenues in the Kingdom of Ireland; and to qualify themselves for the Enjoyment of the said Office."
Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords following:
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Wednesday next, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, decimum diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.