DIE Lunæ, 21 Maii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. Dunelm. & Ds. Crew.
|Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Buckingham, Senescallus.
Viscount Say & Seale.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act
for the Sale of the Manor of Frognall, and other
Lands and Hereditaments in the County of Kent, the
Estate of George Clerk Esquire, for Payment of Debts;
and settling an Estate in the County of Leicester and
City of London, to the same Uses as the Estate in
Kent was settled."
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
Mr. Fellows and Mr. Orlebar:
To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.
Woollen Manufactures, &c. Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for
reviving and continuing an Act made in the First Year
of Her Majesty's Reign, for the more effectual preventing Abuses and Frauds of Persons employed in
the working up the Woollen, Linen, Fustian, Cotton,
and Iron Manufactures of this Kingdom."
Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a
Committee of the whole House, To-morrow, at Twelve
Messages from H. C. with Bills.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by Sir Gilbert Dolben and others:
With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better
qualifying Justices of Peace, in that Part of Great
Britain called England, and the Principality of
Wales;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this
Also, a Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Wrightson and others:
With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to dissolve the present, and prevent the future, Combination of Coalowners, Lightermen, Masters of Ships, and others,
to advance the Price of Coals, in Prejudice of the
Navigation, Trade, and Manufactures of this Kingdom; and for the further Encouragement of the Coal
Trade;" to which they desire the Concurrence of
Justices of Peace, Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for
the better qualifying Justices of Peace, in that Part of
Great Britain called England, and the Principality of
Ordered, That the said Bill be read a Second Time
on Thursday next; and all the Lords summoned.
Buckley versus Littlebury.
The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing of the Cause wherein Samuel
Buckley is Appellant, and George Littlebury Respondent:"
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 Monday the
Twenty-eighth Day of this Instant May, at Eleven
Mine Adventurers Bill:
The House was (according to Order) adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill,
intituled, "An Act for Relief of the Creditors and
Proprietors of the Company of Mine Adventurers,
by establishing a Method for settling the Differences
between the Company and their Creditors; and for
uniting them, in order to an effectual working the
Mines of the said Company."
And, after some Time spent therein, the House was
And the Earl of Clarendon reported, "That the Committee had met upon the said Bill; and heard Counsel for and against several Parts thereof; and were of
Opinion, it would be for the Satisfaction of the House,
in the Progress of the said Bill, that the Deeds mentioned by the Counsel might be produced before
To which the House agreed; and the following Orders were made:
"Ordered, That this House shall be put into a
Committee again, on the said Bill, on Wednesday next,
at Twelve a Clock."
Deeds to be produced.
"Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in
Parliament assembled, That the Persons who petitioned
this House the Seventeenth Instant, as Creditors and
Proprietors of or in the Company of Mine Adventurers
of England, to be heard by their Counsel, in relation
to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Relief of the Creditors and Proprietors of the Company of Mine Adventurers, by establishing a Method for settling the
Differences between the Company and their Creditors, and for uniting them, in order to an effectual
working the Mines of the said Company," do, on
Wednesday next, produce before the Committee of the
whole House, to which the said Bill stands referred,
the several Deeds, mentioned by the Counsel at the
Bar, of the Dates following; (videlicet,) 29th of June
1708, 15th of February 1708, 1st of February 1709,
27th of June 1710, 16th of November 1710, and the
Release from the Cashier to the Company."
Lords to be summoned.
Ordered, That all the Lords be summoned to attend this House To-morrow.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad & in diem Martis, vicesimum secundum diem instantis Maii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.