Die Martis, 14 Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. Dunel. & Ds. Crewe.
Comes Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Ds. Sommers, Præses.
Dux Buckingham & Normanby.
March. Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
March. Kent, Camerarius.
Comes Dorsett & Midd'x.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Lords take the Oaths.
The Lords following took the Oaths, and made and
subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the
Thomas Lord Archbishop of Canterbury.
Charles Earl of Carnarvon.
Thomas Earl of Thanet.
Thomas Lord Viscount Weymouth.
Nathaniel Lord Bishop of Durham, and Lord Crewe.
Robert Lord Lexington.
L. Carteret & al. versus Chapman, in Error.
The Lord Chief Baron of the Court of Exchequer,
in the usual Manner, brought up a Writ of Error;
John Lord Carteret, an Infant, by the Lady Grace Carteret his Mother and Guardian, Courtney Crocker Esquire, Thomas Cole, and Richard Waddon,
Marq. of Annandale & al. Petition.
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
in Parliament assembled, That on Thursday next this House
shall take into Consideration the Method of proceeding
upon the Petitions and Representations of William Marquis of Annandale, John Earl of Sutherland, Patrick
Earl of Marchmont, and William Lord Rosse; and that
all the Lords be summoned then to attend.
E. of Marchmont's Petition, complaining of an undue Election
A Petition and Representation of Patrick Earl of
Marchmont, signed by him, was offered to the House,
and read; and the Order following made:
of the Scots Peers.
"Upon reading the Petition and Representation of
Patrick Earl of Marchmont, complaining of some
Proceedings in Scotland, upon the Election of Sixteen
Peers to sit in this House: It is Ordered, by the
Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition do lie on the Table, in
order to be taken into Consideration, with the other
Petitions of that Nature."
Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Russell; praying Leave to be added to a Bill of Naturalization:
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioner may
be added to the Bill of Naturalization now depending
in this House, according to the Prayer of his Petition.
Hervey's Petition referred to Judges.
Upon reading the Petition of Anne Hervey, Relict of
Stephen Hervey Esquire, deceased, on Behalf of herself and Eight Children, by her said Husband, Four
Sons and Four Daughters; praying Leave to bring in
a Bill, for Sale of some Part of the said Stephen Hervey's Estate, for raising Money, for the better Performance of his Will, by paying his Debts, and making
Provision for his Children:
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. Justice Powis and Mr. Justice Blencowe; 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.
Sir J. Gray versus D. Hamilton & al.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Sir James
Gray Baronet, from a Sentence or Decree of the Lords of
Council of (fn. *) Session in North Britain, on the Behalf of
Charles Earl of Salkirk, and the Affirmance thereof, the One
and Thirtieth of July One Thousand Seven Hundred and
Eight, in Causes between the said Sir James Gray and
James Duke of Hamilton, and between the said Charles
Earl of Salkirk, James Duke of Hamilton, and Sir James
Gray, and Alexander Gawne, touching the Payment of
One Thousand Pounds, and Interest, therein mentioned;
and praying, "That the said Sentence or Decree, and
the Affirmation thereof, may be repealed and set
aside; and that the said James Duke of Hamilton
Charles Earl of Salkirk, and Alexander Gawne, may
put in their Answers to the said Appeal:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said James Duke
of Hamilton, Charles Earl of Salkirk, and Alexander
Gawne, may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and do
put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto, in
Writing, on or before Tuesday the Five and Twentieth
Day of January next, at Eleven a Clock in the Forenoon.
Granger & al. Report delivered.
This Day Mr. Justice Gould and Mr. Baron Bury delivered their Report, upon the Petition of Mrs. Sarah
Granger and others.
Ordered, That the said Report do lie on the Table,
to be called for by the Lords.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad & in diem Jovis, decimum sextum diem instantis Decembris, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.