DIE Lunæ, 2 Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
|Ds. Cowper, Cancellarius.
Dux Kent, Senescallus.
|Ds. Willoughby Er.|
Jones to enter into Recognizance for O'Hara;
The House being moved, "That William Jones
Gentleman may be permitted to enter into a Recognizance for Charles O'Hara Esquire, on his Appeal depending in this House, he being in Ireland:"
It is Ordered, That the said William Jones may
enter into a Recognizance for the said Charles O'Hara
accordingly; provided no reasonable Objection appears
to the Sufficiency of his Security.
and Dawson for L. Viscount. Mont-Cashell.
The like Order for Joshua Dawson Esquire, to enter
into a Recognizance for James Lord Viscount MontCashell an Infant, and Katherine Lady Viscountess MontCashell, upon their Appeal, under the same Proviso.
Stevenson versus Fife.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Catherine
Stevenson, lawful Daughter to Robert Stevenson of
Chesters, deceased, and Mr. James Gillon Advocate, her
Husband, for his Interest; complaining of several Interlocutors of the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the
Third and Nineteenth Days of February 1714 / 15, and of
the Seventeenth and Nineteenth Days of July 1715,
made on the Behalf of Gilbert, Mary, and Eupham Fife,
Children to Gilbert Fife deceased, late One of the Bailifts
of Edinburgh; and praying, "That the same may be
reversed; and that another Interlocutor of the said
Lords, of the Seventeenth Day of December 1714,
may be affirmed; and that the Petitioners may have
such other Relief as to this House shall seem meet;
and, in order thereunto, that the said Gilbert, Mary,
and Eupham Fife, and their Tutors and Curators, may
answer the said Appeal:"
It is Ordered, That the said Gilbert, Mary, and
Eupham Fife, may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and
shall and are hereby required to put in their Answer or
respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, on or before
Monday the Thirtieth Day of this Instant December.
Sheppardson's Petition referred to Judges.
Upon reading the Petition of Ralph Shippardson
Esquire and Margaret his Wife; praying Leave to bring
in a Bill, to enable them to make Sale of an Estate in
Studley Roger, in the Parish of Rippon, and County of
York, which was the Inheritance of the said Margaret,
freed and discharged from the Uses thereof limited by
the Petitioner's Marriage Settlement; and to settle an
Estate at East Mourton, in the County of Durham, in
Lieu thereof, to the same Uses:
It is Ordered, That the Consideration of the said
Petition be, and is hereby, referred to the Lord Chief
Justice of the Court of Common Pleas and Mr. Justice
Powys; 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.
His Majesty's Answer, to the Congratulation on the Birth of the Young Princes.
The Lord Steward reported, "That the Lords with
White Staves, pursuant to the Order of this House
on Wednesday last, had humbly waited on His Majesty, to congratulate His Majesty on the happy Occasion of the late Delivery of the Princess, of the
young Prince; and that His Majesty was pleased to
"He thanks the House of Lords, for their Congratulation upon this happy Occasion; and takes it very
The Prince's Answer.
The Duke of Somerset reported, "That he and the
Duke of Devonshire (according to Order) had waited
on their Royal Highnesses the Prince and Princess of
Wales, with the Message from this House, to congratulate their Royal Highnesses on the like happy
Occasion; and that his Royal Highness the Prince
was pleased to return the following Answer:
"I thank the Lords for this Message. I have been
so often a Witness of their Duty to the King my
Father, and their Zeal for the Protestant Succession,
that I am fully persuaded the Birth of my Son must
be very agreeable to them."
The Princess's Answer.
The Duke of Somerset also reported, "That her
Royal Highness the Princess was likewise pleased to
return this Answer to the said Message; videlicet,
"That she had been often sensible of the particular
Regard their Lordships always had for her."
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii,
quartum diem instantis Decembris, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.