Journal of the House of Lords Volume 38, 1787-1790. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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February 1789 21-30
DIE Martis, 24o Februarii 1789.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Buckworth to take the Name of Shakerley, Bill.
The Lord Scarsdale presented to the House (pursuant to an Order of Leave on the 13th of this Instant February) a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Charles Watkin John Buckworth Esquire, and the Heirs Male of his Body, to take and use the Surname and bear the Arms of Shakerley, pursuant to the Will of Peter Shakerley Esquire, deceased."
The said Bill was read the First Time.
Hastings' Trial, Witnesses to attend.
Ordered, That Colonel William Blair, Colonel James Morgan, Lieutenant Colonel Popham, Major Maclary, Lieutenant Colonel Toone, Captain Gordon, Captain Jonathan Scott, Captain David Williams, Captain Thomas Blair, Lieutenant Wade, Major Gilpin, John Wombwell Esquire, John Pendred Scott Esquire, Francis Fowke Esquire, William Markham Esquire, Lieutenant Colonel Crabb, and Sir John Macpherson Baronet, do attend on Monday the 6th Day of April next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, to give Evidence at the Trial of Warren Hastings Esquire, in Westminster Hall.
Irving to enter into Recognizance on Hay's Appeal.
The House being moved, "That John Irving of the Middle Temple London, Gentleman, may be permitted to enter into a Recognizance for Frances Hay and others, on account of their Appeal depending in this House, they residing in Scotland:"
It is Ordered, That the said John Irving may enter into a Recognizance for the said Appellants, as desired.
Judges Reports on Private Bills, Limitation of.
Ordered, That this House will not receive any Report from the Judges upon Petitions presented to this House for Private Bills, after Monday the 20th Day of April next.
Sheridan's Divorce Bill.
Ordered, That the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act to dissolve the Marriage of Henry Fortick Sheridan Esquire, with Lydia Fergussone his now Wife, and to enable him to marry again; and for other Purposes therein mentioned," which stands appointed for Thursday next, be put off to Tuesday next; and the Lords summoned; and that the several Persons who were ordered to attend on that Day, do then attend.
The Order of the Day being read for the House to be again put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to provide for the Care of His Majesty's Royal Person, and for the Administration of the Royal Authority during the Continuance of His Majesty's Illness;" and for the Lords to be summoned:
Ordered, That the said Order be discharged.
Ordered, That the House be again put into a Committee upon the said Bill on Monday next; and that the Lords be summoned.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, secundum diem Martii, jam prox. sequen. horâ undecimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.