DIE Veneris, 9 Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Comes Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Dux Buckingham & Nor.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
E. of Portland takes his Seat.
This Day Henry Earl of Portland sat first in Parliament, upon the Death of his Father William Earl of
Portland; and took the Oaths, and made and subscribed
the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath
of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.
Gee et Ux. versus E. of Jersey, Lewis, et al.
Upon reading, this Day, the Petition of Richard Gee
and his Wife, which was offered the Seventh Instant;
praying, "That the Day, which is appointed for hearing his Appeal, to which Edwin Lewes and others
are Respondents, may be put off to a further Day, his
Counsel being sick, as appears by an Affidavit annexed
to his Petition:"
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 Tuesday the
Twentieth Day of this Instant December, at Eleven a
Clock; whereof the Appellant is to cause timely Notice
to be given to the Respondents.
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by Mr. Farrer and others:
With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for granting an Aid
to Her Majesty, to be raised by a Land Tax in Great
Britain, for the Service of the Year One Thousand
Seven Hundred and Ten;" to which they desire the
Concurrence of this House.
Land Tax Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for
granting an Aid to Her Majesty, to be raised by a
Land Tax in Great Britain, for the Service of the
Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ten."
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Sabbati,
decimum diem instantis Decembris, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.