Journal of the House of Lords Volume 26, 1741-1746. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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January 1746, 1-10
DIE Martis, 7o Januarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
E. Rockingham takes his Seat.
Thomas Earl of Rockingham sat first in Parliament, after the Death of his Brother Lewis Earl of Rockingham; his Lordship having, at the Table, taken the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also taken and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.
Bp. of Chichester to preach 30th Instant.
Ordered, That the Lord Bishop of Chichester be, and he is hereby, desired to preach before this House, in the Abbey Church, Westminster, on the 30th Day of this Instant January.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for empowering Francis Vincent Esquire to make a Jointure on any future Marriage, and Provision for his Daughters and Younger Sons."
Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords following; (videlicet,)
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Wednesday the 22d Day of this Instant January, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad & in diem Martis, decimum quartum diem instantis Januarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.