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House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 22 February 1697

Pages 101-102

Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 16, 1696-1701. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.

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DIE Lunæ, 22 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Cicestr.
Dux Cumberland.
Joh'es Sommers Miles, Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Leeds, Ds. Præses.
Comes Pembroke.
Dux Norfolke.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Normanby.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Kent.
Comes Derby.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Bristoll.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Portland.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Romney.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Albemarle.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Willougbby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Sidney.
Ds. Poulet.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Lempster.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

PRAYERS.

Merchants, &c. to be heard, for the Bill for Relief of Creditors in Cases of Bankruptcy.

Upon reading the Petition of several Merchants and Traders of London, on Behalf of themselves and others, being Creditors of several Persons who have been necessitated to withdraw themselves by reason of Losses and Misfortunes; praying to be heard, at the Bar, to offer Reasons for passing of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Relief of Creditors, by making Composition with their Debtors, in case Two Thirds in Number and Value do agree."

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners shall be heard, by themselves or Counsel, as desired, on Wednesday next, at Eleven of the Clock.

Message from H. C. with a Bill; and to return Ld. Holles' and Savill's Bills.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Richard Onflow and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Highway between Ryegate in the County of Surrey and Crawley in the County of Sussex;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Harley and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the speedy satisfying of the Debts of Francis late Lord Holles, deceased;" to which they have agreed, with some Amendments, whereunto they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Which Amendments, being read Three Times, were agreed to; and ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice thereof.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Gerey and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for settling the Estate of Mary Savill an Infant, upon her Marriage;" to which they have agreed, without any Amendment.

Milson's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting certain Messuages, Lands, and Tenements, late of Charles Milson, deceased, in Trustees, to sell, for Payment of Debts and Legacies; and lay out the Surplus-money in a Purchase of Lands, for the Use of Edward Milson and his Heirs, according to the Will of the said Charles Milson."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be committed to the Lords following; (videlicet,)

March. Normanby.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Albemarle.
Viscount Weymouth.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Lawart.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Sydney.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Lempster.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Wednesday next, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

India Silks, &c. to prohibit, Bill:

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to restrain the wearing of all Wrought Silks and Bengalls imported into this Kingdom from Persia and East India, and all Callicoes printed or stained there."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Cornwallis reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, with some Amendments."

Which, being read Twice, were agreed to.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to restrain the wearing of all Wrought Silks and Bengalls imported into this Kingdom from Persia and East India, and all Callicoes printed or stained there."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill, with the Amendments, shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with Amendments to it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir John Hoskyns and Sir Robert Legard:

To return the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence to their Lordships Amendments.

Messages from thence, with a Bill; and to return the Bp. of London and E. of Nott's Exchange, Bill.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Colonel Wharton and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to prevent the buying and selling Offices and Places of Trust;" to which they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to prevent the buying and selling Offices and Places of Trust."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be read the Second Time on Friday next.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Dolben and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Exchange of certain Advowsons, between the Bishop of London and the Earl of Nottingham;" to which they have agreed, without any Amendment.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, (videlicet,) vicesimum tertium diem instantis Februarii, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.