DIE Martis, 19 Maii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. Dunelm. & Ds. Crew.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
|Ds. Harcourt, Cancellarius.
Dux Bucks & Normanby, Præses.
Comes Poulet, Senescallus.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Ds. Willughby Br.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Howard Escr.
Ld. Ormstoun versus Hamilton.
The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the Cause depending in this
House, wherein Adam Cokburn Lord Ormstoun is Appellant, and John Hamilton 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 Thursday the Twenty-eighth Day of this Instant May, at
Eleven a Clock.
Snelling's Petition referred to Judges.
Upon reading the Petition of Ann Snelling, Widow, and
Administratrix with the Will annexed, of William Snelling, of London, Merchant, her late Husband, deceased,
Thomas Hunt Esquire, Richard Warner Gentleman, Mary
Duke Widow and Executrix of Richard Duke Clerk,
deceased, Mun Brown Gentleman, Margaret Bludworth
Widow, and Richard Cawthorne Clerk, Executors of
the last Will and Testament of Charles Bludworth
Esquire, deceased, Mary Jennens Widow, William Jennens, John Jennens, and Elizabeth Jennens, Infants,
Children of the said Mary by William Jennens Esquire
her late Husband, deceased, and Mary now Wife of
Paul Tracey Esquire, late Widow and Devisee of the
Real and Personal Estate of Richard Spencer, her late
Husband, deceased; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, to
perfect an Agreement in the Petition mentioned, and
for other Purposes therein expressed:
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration of the
said Petition shall be, and is hereby, referred to Mr.
Baron Price and Mr. Justice Dormer; who are forthwith to summon all Parties concerned in the Bill; and,
after hearing them, to report to the House the State
of the Case, with their Opinion thereupon, under their
Hands; and whether all Parties that may be concerned
in the Consequences of the Bill have signed the Petition; and also that the Judges, having perused the
Bill, do sign the same.
Dutchess Newcastle versus L. Pelham & al.;
After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal
of the most Noble Margaret Dutchess Dowager of Newcastle, from several Orders and Proceedings in the Court
of Chancery, in a Cause wherein the Right Honourable
Thomas Lord Pelham by the Name of Thomas Holles
Esquire, and Henry Pelham Esquire, Infants under the
Age of One and Twenty Years, by George Naylor
Esquire, their next Friend, were Complainants, against
the said Dutchess, the Right Honourable the Lady
Henrietta Cavendish the only Daughter and Heir of
the most Noble John Duke of Newcastle, lately deceased, and others, Defendants; and in particular against
the Order of the Ninth of December last, and the subsequent Orders and Proceedings of the said Court;
praying Relief in the Premises: As also upon the Answers of the said Lord Pelham and Henry Pelham, by
their said Guardian, and of the said Lady Henrietta
Cavendish by her Guardian, put in thereunto; and due
Consideration of what was offered thereupon:
It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the
said Petition and Appeal of the said Dutchess shall be,
and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the
several Orders and Proceedings therein complained of
shall be, and are hereby, affirmed.
Exports and Imports between England and France, Account of, to be laid before the House.
Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
in Parliament assembled, That the Commissioners of
the Customs do lay before this House, on Thursday
next, at Eleven a Clock, an Account of the Value of
the Exports and Imports between England and France,
from Michaelmas 1662 to Michaelmas 1663, and from
Michaelmas 1665 to Michaelmas 1666, and from Michaelmas 1685 to Michaelmas 1686, and also from Michaelmas
1698 to Michaelmas 1699.
Projects for Treaties of Commerce with France, to be laid before the House.
Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in
Parliament assembled, That the Commissioners of Trade
and Plantations do lay before this House, on Thursday
next, at Twelve a Clock, all Draughts or Projects of
any Treaty of Commerce with France, prepared by
them, or communicated to them, since the Year 1708;
with whatever Observations or Objections have been
made by the French, or any others, to the said Projects,
and all Applications or Informations of the Merchants;
together with Copies of all the Minutes of the Board
Ordered also, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Commissioners of
Trade and Plantations do lay before this House, on
Thursday next, at Twelve a Clock, all Draughts or
Projects of any Treaty of Commerce with France, prepared by them, or communicated to them, before the
Conclusion of the Peace at Ryswick; with whatever
Observations or Objections have been made by the
French, or any others, to the said Projects, and all
Applications or Informations of the Merchants, together
with Copies of all the Minutes of the Board relating
River Douglas navigable, Bill.
Whereas Thursday next is appointed, for the Second
Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for making
the River Douglas, alias Asland, navigable, from the
River Rible, into which it runs, up the said River
Asland (fn. *) and Douglas, to a Place called Wild-mill, in
the County of Lancaster:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Bill shall be
read a Second Time on Saturday the Thirtieth Day of
this Instant May, at Eleven a Clock.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii,
vicesimum diem instantis Maii, hora undecima Auroræ,
Dominis sic decernentibus.