DIE Jovis, 26 Maii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. St. Asaph.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux St. Albans.
Comes Lindsey, Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
A Message from the House of Commons, by the Lord
Norris and others:
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for securing the Portions intended by Sir William Walter
Baronet deceased, for his Children by the Lady
Mary Walter his Second Wife; and for preventing
all Doubts which might arise upon the Construction
of the Articles and Will therein mentioned;" to
which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act
for securing the Portions intended by Sir William
Walter Baronet, deceased, for his Children by the
Lady Mary Walter his Second Wife; and for preventing all Doubts which might arise upon the Construction of the Articles and Will therein mentioned."
Message from H. C. to remind the Lords of the Sheriffs Bill.
Also a Message from the House of Commons, by Sir
Henry Colt and others:
To put this House in Mind of the Bill, intituled,
An Act for the more easy passing Sheriffs Accompts,
and Execution of their Offices."
Backwell's Creditors for Relief of, Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for
Relief of the Creditors of Edward Backwell Esquire,
The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to H. C. with it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Sir Miles Cooke and Mr. Pitt:
To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to
enable John Jenkin Merchant to sell Part of his
Estate, for Payment of his Debts."
Fowbert versus De Cresserons.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Magdalen
Fowbert Widow, from a Decree made in the Court of
Chancery, in a Cause wherein Charles de Cresserons is
Complainant, against the Petitioner and Margaret Lorin
and others Defendants; and praying the Reversal of
the said Decree:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Charles
De Cresserons and Margaret Lorin may have a Copy of
the said Appeal; and shall and they are hereby required to put in their Answer thereunto, in Writing,
on Monday the Sixth Day of June next, at Eleven of
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for
vesting certain Lands and Hereditaments in Maydstone,
and elsewhere, in the County of Kent, in Trustees, for
the Benefit of Diana Cecill and her Heirs."
Officers of Excise, Bill to give Time to qualify.
Whereas this Day was appointed for the House to
be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An
Act for giving Time to several Commissioners of Excise therein named, and their Officers, to qualify
themselves for their Employments in the Duties on
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the House shall
be put into a Committee thereupon, on Tuesday the
One and Thirtieth Day of this Instant May, at Eleven
of the Clock.
New Forest, Bill for Increase of Timber in.
Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and
put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An
Act for the Increase and Preservation of Timber in
The New Forest, in the County of South'ton."
After some Time, the House was resumed.
And the Lord Herbert reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill, with several
Amendments; and is ready to report the same, when
the House shall think fit."
ORDERED, That the Report thereof be made Tomorrow Morning, the First Business.
Jamaica Planters, against the Bill for settling the Trade to Africa.
Upon reading the Petition of the Planters and Merchants concerned in the Island of Jamaica, in Behalf
of themselves and others the Planters in the said Island;
praying, "That they may be heard before the passing
of the Bill, intituled, An Act to settle the Trade to
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners
shall be heard, as desired, on Monday the Thirtieth Day
of this Instant May, at Eleven of the Clock.
Belief of Creditors in Cases of Bankruptcy, Bill to repeal the Act for.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Bill, intituled,
"An Act for Repeal of an Act made the last Session of
Parliament, intituled, An Act for Relief of Creditors,
by making Compositions with their Debtors, in case
Two Thirds in Number and Value do agree," shall
be read a Second Time on Thursday the Second Day
of June next, at Eleven of the Clock; and that the
Petitioners shall be then heard, as desired; and that all
the Judges do attend.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris,
(videlicet,) vicesimum septimum diem instantis Maii,
hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.