January 1752, 1-10
DIE Jovis, 9o Januarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus Litch & Cov.
|Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius
Comes Granville, Præses
Comes Gower, C. P. S
Dux Marlborough, Senescallus.
Dux Grafton, Camerarius.
|Ds. Willoughby Par.|
His Majesty's Advocate against D of Gordon.
A Petition of John Paterson, Solicitor for Cosmo George
Duke of Gordon, Respondent to the Appeal of His
Majesty's Advocate for Scotland, in Behalf of His Majesty, was presented, and read, praying, "In regard
the Proceedings in the Court of Session in Scotland
are very lately come to the Petitioner's Hands, that
the Hearing of the said Appeal, which stands for
To-morrow, may be adjourned to such Time as to
this House shall seem meet"
And thereupon the Petitioner, and Mr. Alexander
Ross the Appellant's Agent, were called in, and heard
at the Bar.
And being withdrawn.
Ordered, That the said Hearing be put off till
To-morrow Fortnight; and that the Judges do then attend this House.
Ereskine against Monro.
The House was informed, "That Mr Alexander
Monro, Respondent to the Appeal of David Ereskire
Cordiner in Cannongate of Edinburgh, had not put in
his Answer thereunto, though duly served with the
Order of this House for that Purpose."
And thereupon an Affidavit, made by William Young
Writer in Edinburgh, of the due Service of the said
Order, being read.
Respondent peremptorily to answer.
It is Ordered, That the said Respondent do peremptorily put in his Answer to the said Appeal, in a Week.
Cahill against Moore & al.
A Petition of John Cahill Esquire, was presented, and
read, setting forth, "That, by Order of this House,
of the 19th of November, last, Nicholas Moore, James
Poe and Mary his Wife, and James Sheridan, were
required to answer an amended Appeal of the Petitioner, the Service of which Order, the Petitioner is
advised, is defective," and praying, "That a new
Order may be granted, for the Respondents to answer
the said Appeal, and that Service thereof, either on
the respective Respondents, or on their respective
Clerks in Court, Solicitors, or Agents, may be good"
And thereupon Mr. John Cowper, the Petitioner's
Agent, was called in, and examined at the Bar.
And being withdrawn.
New Order to answer.
Ordered, That the said Respondents do put in
their Answer or respective Answers to the said amended
Appeal, on or before Thursday the 13th Day of February next, and that Service of this Order, as prayed,
be deemed good Service.
Address of Condolance on the Death of the Queen of Denmark.
Ordered, That an humble Address be presented to
His Majesty, "To express our deep Concern, for the
great Loss which His Majesty and this Nation have
sustained, by the Death of that most Excellent Princess His Majesty's Entirely Beloved Daughter the late
Queen of Denmark, whose many eminent and Royal
Virtues had rendered Her most dear, not only to His
Majesty and His People, but also to that Country
where His Majesty, in His great Wisdom, had given
Her in Marriage Humbly to condole with His Majesty
on this melancholy Occasion, and to assure Him of
our inviolable Duty and Affection for His Sacred
Person, and of our ardent Wishes for the long Continuance of His precious Life, and the Preservation
and Welfare of His Royal Family."
Ordered, That the said Address be presented to
His Majesty by the Lords with White Staves.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ,
decimum tertium diem instantis Januarii, hora undecima
Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.