DIE Mercurii, 15 Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. St. Asaph.
|Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Dux Buckingham, C. P. S.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux St. Albans.
Comes Jersey, Camerarius.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Cholmondeley's Nat. Bill.
The Lord Viscount Longueville reported from the
Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Elizabeth Cholmondeley, Wife of George Cholmondeley Esquire," as fit to pass, without any Amendments.
ORDERED, That the said Bill be engrossed.
Land Tax Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act
for granting an Aid to Her Majesty, by a Land Tax,
to be raised in the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Four."
ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to a
Committee of the whole House, To-morrow, at Eleven
Spencer versus Collett.
Whereas To-morrow was appointed, for hearing of
the Cause wherein Edward Spencer and Robert Sprakling are Appellants, and Sir James Collet and John Conold Clerk are Respondents; the House being this Day
moved, "That another Day may be appointed for
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear
the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Saturday the
Eighteenth Day of this Instant December, at Ten a Clock
in the Forenoon.
L. Dillon's Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for
Sale of Part of the Estate of Henry Lord Viscount
Dillon, in the Kingdom of Ireland, for Payment of
his Debts; and for settling an Equivalent in other
Part of his Estate on the Viscountess his Wife, for
Against buying and selling Offices, Bill to be prepared.
Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and
put into a Committee upon Heads for a Bill to be prepared, against buying and selling Offices.
After some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.
And the Lord Halifax reported, "That the Committee is of Opinion, that it be referred to the Judges,
to draw and bring in a Bill, in general, to prevent the
buying and selling Offices."
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas, the Lord Chief
Baron, and Mr. Justice Powis (with such other of the
Judges as they shall desire to assist them), do forthwith
prepare and bring in a Bill, to prevent the buying and
Queen's Answer to Address concerning Boucher and Ogleby:
The Lord Steward reported Her Majesty's Answer to
the Address presented Yesterday, concerning Boucher
and Ogleby; (videlicet,)
"That Care has been taken already to secure them;
and Her Majesty will give Order, that no Person
shall speak with them, until they are examined."
Boucher and Ogleby & al. to be brought to the House.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Boucher and
Ogleby, and the other Persons now in Custody,
upon their coming to Town, shall be brought to this
House; and that no Person do speak with them, or
either of them, until they have appeared at the Bar of
Sir J. Mackleane to be brought.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Sir John Mackleane be
brought to this House To-morrow, at Twelve a Clock;
and that no Person be suffered to speak with him in the
Sandys versus Shaw & al.
Whereas, by virtue of Her Majesty's Writ of Error
returnable in Parliament, a Record of the Court of Exchequer, and the Affirmance thereof in the Exchequer
Chamber, was brought into this House, the Nineteenth
Day of January One Thousand Seven Hundred and
Two, with the Transcript thereof, wherein Judgement
is entered for Sir John Shaw Baronet, William Waterson,
and Charles Towers, against Thomas Sandys Merchant;
upon which, Errors being assigned by the said Thomas
Sandys, and Issue joined by the said Sir John Shaw, William Waterson, and Charles Towers:
After hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, to argue
the Errors assigned in this Case, and due Consideration
of what was offered thereupon; it is ORDERED and
Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in
Parliament assembled, That the Judgement given in the
Court of Exchequer, and the Affirmance thereof in the
Exchequer Chamber, shall be, and is hereby, affirmed;
and that the said Writ of Error, and Transcript thereof,
be remitted to the Court of Exchequer, to the End
Execution may be had thereupon, as if no such Writ of
Error had been brought into this House.
The Tenor of which Judgement, to be affixed to
the Transcript of the Record, followeth:
"Et postea, scilicet, Decimo Quinto Die Decembris,
Anno Regni dictæ Dominæ Annæ Reginæ nunc Secundo, in prædict. Cur. Parliamenti visis & per Cur.
ibidem diligenter examinatis & plenius intellectis tam
Record. & Process. præd. ac Judic. super eisdem
reddit. & (fn. *) Affirmationes ejusdem Judicii in prædict.
Cur. Cameræ Concil. præd. quam præd. Erroribus
superius assign. pro eo quod videtur Curiæ Parliamenti prædict. quod Recordum illud in nullo vitiosum aut defectivum existit, & quod in Recordo
illo in nullo fuit Erratum: Ideo considerat. est per
eandem Cur. Parliamenti, quod Judicium præd. necnon Affirmationes ejusdem Judicii in præd. Cur. Cameræ Concil. in omnibus assirmentur, & in omnibus
suis Robore & Effectu stent; dictis Causis pro Error.
assignat. in aliquo non obstant."
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis,
decimum sextum diem instantis Decembris, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.