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House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 24 February 1697

Pages 103-104

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 Mercurii, 24 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Londin.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Asaph.
Epus. Cicestr.
Joh'es Sommers Miles, Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Pembroke, Ds. Privati Sigilli.
Dux Bolton.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Lempster.

PRAYERS.

Vexatious Suits, to prevent, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better preventing frivolous and vexatious Suits."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice, the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

Knott's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Trustees to sell an Estate in Breadstreet, London, for the Payment of the Debts of William Knott Esquire; and settle another Estate, of better Value, in Lieu thereof."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Miles Cooke and Sir John Francklyn:

To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.

City Officers versus Bill against buying and selling Offices.

Upon reading the Petition of several Officers, in the City of London, on Behalf of themselves and others holding and exercising Offices and Places within the said City; praying to be heard, by their Counsel, against the Bill, intituled, "An Act to prevent the buying and selling Offices and Places of Trust:"

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

Relief of Creditors, in Cases of Bankruptcy, Bill

After hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, for and against the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Relief of Creditors, by making Compositions with their Debtors, in case Two Thirds in Number and Value do agree:"

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Relief of Creditors, by making Compositions 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 House shall be put into a Committee upon the said Bill, on Saturday next, at Eleven of the Clock.

Adjourn.

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