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 Veneris, 22 Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Messages from H. C. with Bills.
A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Pulteney and others:
With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion; and for the better Payment of the Army and their Quarters;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. London and others:
With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Isaac Kuyckvan Mierop;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Hamilton versus Beswell.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of George Hamilton an Infant, and William Hamilton of Grange, his Father, Tutor, and Administrator of the Law; complaining of an Interlocutor of the Lords of Session in Scotland, made the 24th of June 1715, and that Part of the Interlocutor of the 27th of July following, finding Margaret Boswell's Enseoffment not being quarrelled in her Life-time was sufficient to support the Courtesy; and also of the Interlocutors of the said Lords, of the 28th of July 1715, 15th of June and 4th of July 1716, made on the Behalf of George Boswell, Brother to David Boswell of Balmutto, deceased; and praying Relief:
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said George Boswell 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 Friday the Nineteenth Day of April next.
Basket & al. versus Watson.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of John Basket, His Majesty's Printer in London; William, Agnes, and Elizabeth Hamilton, Grandchildren to the deceased Andrew Anderson His Majesty's Printer, and Arcbbald Campbell Husband to the said Agnes, and Patrick Alexander Husband to the said Elizabeth, for their Interests, and Mr. John Campbell Printer in Edinburgh, His Majesty's Printers in Scotland; complaining of an Interlocutor of the Lord Grange, made the 8th of February 1715, and the Affirmance thereof by the Lords of Session in Scotland the 17th of June 1715; and also of several other Interlocutors, of the 21st of June 1716, 17th of July, 19th of July, 14th and 18th of December following, made on the Behalf of James Watson Printer in Edinburgh; and praying, "That the same may be reversed:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said James Watson 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 Friday the Nineteenth Day of April next.
Mutiny, &c. Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion; and for the better Payment of the Army and their Quarters."
Ordered, That the said Bill be read a Second Time To-morrow, at One a Clock.
Bond versus Hele & al.; Respondents further Time to answer.
Upon reading the Petition of Charity Hele and Julyan Hele Infants, by Sir Thomas Putt Baronet, and Dame Julyan his Wife, Mother of the said Infants, their Guardians; praying a further Time, to put in their Answer to the Appeal of Isabella Bond Widow and others; the said Guardians being in Devonshire; so that the Time allowed for answering was elapsed, before they could give Notice to their Agents in Town, and receive an Answer thereto:
It is Ordered, That the Petitioners have hereby further Time allowed for answering the said Appeal, till Friday the Twelfth Day of April next.
Bradshaw & al. versus Sir J. Astley.
The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the Cause depending in this House, wherein John Bradshaw and others are Appellants, and Sir John Astley Baronet and others Respondents:"
It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Tuesday the Second Day of April next, at Eleven a Clock.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Sabbati, vicesimum tertium diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.