DIE Sabbati, 21 Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
|Ds. Cowper, Cancellarius.
Dux Kingston, C. P. S.
Dux Kent, Senescallus.
Dux Newcastle, Camerarius.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Pawlet Bas.
Bp. Durham's Petition for Writings to lie on the Table.
A Petition of the Right Honourable Nathaniel Lord
Crew, Lord Bishop of Durham, was presented to the
House, and read; praying, "That Sir Henry Liddell,
Respondent to the Petitioner's Appeal, may be ordered to produce, at the Hearing the said Appeal,
a Deed, or Indenture of Purchase, bearing Date on
or about the Fifth of November in the Fifth Year of
King James the First; and that the Petitioner may
also have Leave to produce, and use as far as to this
House shall seem meet, as well such Records and
Evidences as are mentioned and referred to by an
Affidavit read in the Court of Chancery, or true
authentic Copies thereof, as the said Proofs which
were taken in the said Cause on the Behalf of the
said Appellant, and which were opened, or admitted
as read, upon the Hearing of the said Cause; the
Petitioner giving Notice thereof to the Respondent."
Ordered, That the said Petition do lie on the
Long's Petition referred to Judges.
Upon reading the Petition of Sarah Long Widow,
Relict and Executrix of Nathaniel Long, late of London,
Merchant, deceased, on Behalf of herself, and of Sarah,
John, Anne, and Lucy Long, their Children; praying,
That Leave may be given to bring in a Bill, for Sale
of the Estate of the said Nathaniel Long, for Payment
of his Debts, and applying the Residue according
to the Directions of his Will:"
It is Ordered, That the Consideration of the said
Petition be, and is hereby, referred to Mr. Baron Montagu and Mr. Baron Fortescue; 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
Lyon's Petition for Costs referred to Committee.
A Petition of Katherine Lyon, the Widow of John
Lyon of Muresk Esquire, deceased, was presented to the
House, and read; reciting an Order and Judgement of
this House, on hearing her Appeal, the Twenty-second
of August 1715; and praying, "That their Lordships
will please to enforce the same, by effectually obliging
the Lords of Session in Scotland to cause the Petitioner's Bill of Costs to be taxed and ascertained, according to the Acts of Regulation of Fees; and that
the same be then forthwith paid her, without further
Ordered, That the Lords following be, and are
hereby, appointed a Committee, to consider the
Matter of the said Petition, and the Facts alledged
therein; and to search Precedents; and report to
the House what is fit to be done thereon:
Ld. Privy Seal.
Duke of Marlborough.
Earl of Dorset.
|L. B. London.
L. B. Sarum.
L. B. Norwich.
L. B. Gloucester.
L. B. Litch. & Cov.
Ld. North & Grey.
L. Pawlet Bas.
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet
on Monday, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in
the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers;
and to adjourn as they please.
Shipperdson & Ux. Leave for a Bill.
After reading, and considering, the Report of the
Judges to whom the Petition of Ralph Shipperdson
Esquire and Margaret his Wife was referred; praying
Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Purposes in the Petition
It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a
Bill, pursuant to the said Petition and Report.
Land Tax Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for
granting an Aid to His Majesty, by a Land Tax, to be
raised in Great Britain, for the Service of the Year
One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighteen."
Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a
Committee of the whole House, on Monday next.
Dawson to enter into a Recognizance for Carlton;
The House being moved, "That Mead Dawson, of
The Middle Temple, London, Esquire, may be permitted to enter into a Recognizance for John Carlton
Gentleman and others, upon their Appeal depending
in this House; they being in Ireland:"
It is Ordered, That the said Mead Dawson may
enter into a Recognizance for the said Appellants accordingly.
and Stevenson for Stevenson.
The like Order for Alexand'r Stevenson to enter into
a Recognizance for Catherine Stevenson and her Husband, for a Reason of the same Nature.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to
enable Ralph Shipperdson Esquire to make Sale of
his Estate in Studley Roger, in the County of
York, freed from the Uses and Trusts in the said
Ralph Shipperdson's Marriage Settlement; and to settle
his Estate at East Mourton, in the County of Durham,
to the same Uses."
Shand to enter into Recognizance for Cochran.
The House being moved, "That William Shand, of
St. James's, West'r, Gentleman, may enter into a
Recognizance for William Cochran Esquire, upon
his Appeal depending in this House; he being
It is Ordered, That the said William Shand may
enter into a Recognizance for the said William Cochran,
Boeteseur Nat. Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for
naturalizing Abraham Boetefeur."
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ,
vicesimum tertium diem instantis Decembris, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.