Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 17, 1701-1705. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Lunæ, 4 Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Sir H. Dutton Colt versus Young.
After hearing Counsel, at the Bar, the Seven and Twentieth Day of November last, upon the Petition and Appeal of Sir Henry Dutton Colt Baronet, from a Decree of the Court of Chancery, made the Four and Twentieth Day of May last, in a Cause there depending, between James Young Complainant, and Sir Henry Dutton Colt Defendant, and Debate thereupon; it was ordered, That the further Consideration and Debate of that Matter, should be adjourned to Monday next, at Eleven a Clock:"
The House being this Day informed, "That the Appellant and Respondent are come to an Agreement, and that Sir Henry Dutton Colt, pursuant to the said Agreement, desires Leave of the House to withdraw his Appeal;" it is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Appellant hath hereby Leave given him to withdraw his Appeal, as desired.
Weedon Ford versus Reginam, in Error.
Upon reading the Petition of Colonel Baldwin Leighton; praying a Day for hearing the Errors argued, upon the Writ of Error depending in this House, inter Dominam Reginam et Will'um Weedon Ford:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Errors argued in this Case, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Monday the Eighteenth Day of this Instant December, at Eleven a Clock in the Forenoon.
Lord Howard Esc. Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to vest the Estate of Charles Lord Howard, Baron of Escrick, in Trustees, to sell the same, for Payment of his Debts."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be committed to the Lords following; (videlicet,)
Comes Pembroke, P.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Comes Kent, Camerarius.
Epus. Duresme, & Crew.
Epus. Bath & Well.
Ds. Howard (fn. 1) Eff.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Tuesday the Nineteenth Day of this Instant December, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.
Prinn versus Howe, in Error.
Upon reading the Petition of John Prinn, Plaintiff in a Writ of Error depending in this House, to reverse a Judgement given against him in Her Majesty's Court of Queen's Bench, for the Right Honourable John Howe Esquire; and praying a Day for hearing the Errors argued thereupon:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear Counsel, to argue the said Errors, on Saturday the Sixteenth Day of this Instant December, at Eleven a Clock.
Piper versus Dibble, in Error.
Upon reading the Petition of John Piper and James Bridger, Defendants in a Writ of Error depending in this House, wherein John Dibble is Plaintiff; praying a Day for hearing of the Cause:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Errors argued upon the said Writ of Error, on Tuesday the Nineteenth Day of this Instant December, at Eleven a Clock.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, quintum diem instantis Decembris, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.