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“ for him by one O'Farrell, an Irish Priest ; and that “ That he thought to have found the Scottish Nobility
" He has mentioned to the Committee the Names of
may be come for England or Scotland ; but the Comday last was Fortnight; had a Pass to come for Eng
“ mittee observe to the House, that what he says as to land, procured for him by the Earl of Asiddleton; and
“ their leaving France, or coming for England, is not came by the Way of Diepe.
upon his own knowledge.
« The Committee humbly submit to your Lordships,
“ The Committee do also acquaint your Lordships,
" That he has informed them of several Persons con-
“ cerned in carrying on an unlawful Commerce between
“ France and England, and of several Matters relating “ he has been there, or which passed during all the Time
“ thereto, in which he is more certain and particular
" than in the Matter before-mentioned.
" whether these particulars should be now laid before
“ the House, or be transmitted where Things of this
“ Nature are more usually inquired into.
“ She says, Her Maiden Name was Mohun ; and that Mrs. Le Sxr " left France,
* she is now married to the Queen's Cook at St. Ger
“ man's, where she has lived, except for some Time
“ she was in England about Three Years since.
" That she came over now to look after some small
“ Matrer left between her and her Sister.
" without License. She insisted on it, that the could
not inform the Committee of any Thing material.
She says, She went into France about Two Years Miss Bow
“ fince, being conducted thither by one Mrs. Richard-
“ She went to St. German's, to her Father, where
o the has continued till me now came for England, “ been lefsened Fifty Livres.
“ with an Intent to stay with her Relations here. " That, after his Pension was reduced, he retired to
“ She insisted on it, that she knew nothing material " St. Valery, where he lived till about Three Months
“ to acquaint the Committee with. “ fince, when he went to live at Diepe.
“ That, about May last, he went to the Court at Saint “ German's, to solicit a Pass to come for England, which
“ The Committee also examined Mrs. Rebecca Ogilby,
" the Wife of Captain Ogilby.
“ She says, She was married to him in England about Mrs.Ogilby's: • Proclamation of Indemnity.
“ Nine Years since ; and that they lived in London “ That, some Time before his coming away from France,
“ together about Seven Months, when her Husband
" went for France, whither the followed him, about " he went to the Court a Second Time, to folicit a Pass,
« Six Years since, and lived for some Time at St. “ which he obtained; he itayed then about a Month at
« German's ; and from thence they went to live at St.
“ Valery; and about Three Months since they went to
" She insists upon it, that she knows nothing ma-
" terial to inform the Comınittee of. Scottish Ship went from Havre to Scotland.
• mittee did not see any Ufe could be made, and they D'e Jovis, 13° Januarii.
“ The Committee also examined one Scudenioré " hath an undoubted Right, whensoever they conceiveins chirged “ Godwin, a Boy, who came over as a Servant to o it to be for the Safety of Her Majesty and the King-Alutsis. the other Prisoners.
“ domn, to take Examinations of Persons charged with
“ Criminal Matters, whether they be then in Custody
him And afterwards ORDERED, That this house th:11
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Par-Adjourni,
liamentum continuandum effe usque ad et in diem Jovis, “ The Committee acquaint your Lordships, That decimum tertium diem inftantis Januarii
, hura undecimá “ Five Letters taken from the Prisoners, by the Messen- Aurora, Dominis fic decernentibus,
gers, were transmitted to them by the Right Ho« nourable the Earl of Nottingham, of which the Com
Ds. Custos Magni Ds. Bergevennyi “ Prisoners, they found several other Papers; and,
Ds. Luwarri " amongit them, a Letter without a Direction, and Epus. London.
Ds. Godolphin, The Ds. Wharton. “ without any Name subscribed : Captain Ogilly has Epus. Roffen.
faurarius. “ informed the Committee from whom he had it, and Epus. Sarum.
Comes Pembroke, Ds. Howard Eff. to whom he was to convey it. The Committee delire Epus. Ceftr.
Ds. North & Grega “ to know your Lord thips Pleasure what shall be done
Dux Buckingham, Ds. Grey W. “ with that Letter ; as also with another Letter, which Epus. Norwic.
C. P. S.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Marlborough. “ being asked by the Committee, “ If they had searched
Ds. Rockinghani. " the Prisoners for Papers ?” made Answer, " That the
Comes Lindsey, Mag. Ds. Lexington. “ Prisoners turned their Pockets to them, to fhew them
nus Camerarius. “ what Papers they had ; but they did not search them;
Comes Carlisle, Ma. Ds. Cornwallis. " and they could not say, but that the Prisoners might
Ds. Oflusione. « have many other Papers ; and that they did not use
Comes Jersey, Ca Ds. Dartmouth. " to search Prisoners for Papers, without a particular
Ds. Guilford. · Warrant or Order for that Purpose.”
Ds. Cholmondeley: “ The Committee were ready to have made this Re
Ds. Ashburnhan. port to your Lordlh.ps Yesterday, and came to the
Comes Bridgewater. Ds. Weston. “ House for thar Purpose; but found your Lordships
Ds. Havershan. “ just risen.”
Comes Northanipton. Ds. Sommers.
Ds, Granville Address of
Ds. Gernsey. what Letters he had received from some of the absent plaining of
Ds, Gower. Lords he writ to, by Command of the House; (videlicet,) taking Exami.
Comes Torrington. dom.
Comes Orford. “ It is Resolved and Declared, by the Lords Spiritual Lords declare
Viscount Townshend. their Right to " and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That, by the
Viscount Weymouth. take Examina- 56 known Law and Custom of Parliamenrs, this House tions of Pero VOL. XVII.
H. C. com.
Roger Hewett Gentleman, deceased, Creditors by
Judgement of Sir William Bassett, late of Claverton, in Sir John Alto
the County of Somersett, Knight, deceased, on Behalf of
enable him to buy in any Rent-charge, or other In- Day of July One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-seven,
in, certain Causes, wherein the Earl and Countess of Holworthy,
Bristol, and several others, were Plaintiffs ; and praying,
Upon reading the Petition of Mathew Holavorthy " That the said Decree, as to the postponing the le-
“titioners Judgements, in respect of the Mortgages
may be reversed ; and that the Petitioners may be let It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
in, to hare Satisfaction of their said several Judgements, in Parliament assembled, That the petitioner hath hereby
out of the Estate of the said Sir W’illiam Baljett, and
" the Monies raised by Sale thereof, according to the
“ cumbrances; and that the fame may take Place ac-
cording to their respective Priorities, and be paid Bill, praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for vesting an Estate “ and satisfied before such Mortgages as fhall appear in Trustees, pursuant to Marriage Articles, in order to
to be subsequent in Time to the Petitioners said Judgemake Provision for Younger Children.
“ ments; and the said several other Creditors, who
“ have Mortgages, or other Securities, subsequent in
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Tempo
ral in Parliament assembled, That the said Earl and
or other Creditors, who claiin the Benefit of the said
Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and they are hereIt is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal by required to put in their Answers thereunto, in in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioner hath here. Writing, on Thursday the Seven and Twentieth Day of by Leave to bring in a Bill, as desired.
this Instant January, at Eleven a Clock in the Fore
H. C. with it.
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
“ That Richard Shelton may enter into Recognizance
To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Con-
Bill; and to
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, " An Act to CholmondeBowyer versus
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of James “ enable Robert Cawdron Esquire to settle Part of his ley's.
A Message was brought from the House of Com-
deley Esquire ;' and to acquaint this House, that they
Which, being read Thrice, was agreed to; and
ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice thereof.
The Lord Lawarr reported from the Lords Com-L. Dillon's
Symmes et al.
“ Kingdom of Ireland, for Payment of his Debts; and Ordered, That the Confideration of the fäid Bill
The Order being read, for taking into further Con- Adulrefs of ordered to be engroffed, with the said Amendments.
fideration (pursuant to the Order Yesterday) a Matter plaining of Malt, &c. Hodie 1° vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “ An Act for this House, and the Constitution of the Government of Lumina
of the highest Consequence relating to the Privileges of this Huvie Duries, Bill. granting an Aid to Her Majesty, by continuing the
Conspirators, this Kingdom; and Debate thereupon :
&c. considered. “ Duries upon Malt, Mum, Cyder, and Perry, for One " Year."
The House came
to the following Resolutions ; Lords declare (videlicet,)
their Righi 16 Foote's Bill. Hodie za vice lecta est Billa, intituled, " An Act
sons, and " to enable Arabella Foote to lay out Monies belonging
"1. It is Resolved and Declared, by the Lords order them " to her Son Topham Foote, in Purchases of Lands for " Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That, into Cuftody i 66 his Benefit."
by the known Laws and Custom of Parliament, this
“ House hath an undoubted Right to order Persons, so
to be examined, to be taken into the Custody of Her
Majesty's sworn Officers attending this Houses during
" luch Examination ; or to commit them to any other
• safe Custody that they shall think proper; and to
« restrain others, if they see Caufe, from having Access Epus. London.
Ds. Lawarr. 6. to, or Communication with them.”
2. It is Resolved and Declared, by the Lords Spi- and that the Marescallus.
Ds. North & Grey. “ ritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That 1. C. is
Ds. Grey W.
“ the Address of the House of Commons, presented to unparliamen.
leis, &c.: Comes Kent.
" laft, is unparliamentary, groundless, and without
“ Precedent, and highly injurious to the House of
“ Peers, tending to interrupt a good Correspondence Comes Northamp
" between the Two Houses, and to create an ill Opinion ton.
“ in Her Majesty of this House, and of dangerous Comes Manches
Ds. Rockingham. “ Consequence to the Liberties of the People, the
Ds. Berkeley. Privilege of Parliament, and Constitution of this
Ds. Dartmouth. “ Kingdom."
Ds. Guilford. Then, Lords Committees were appointed to Draw an Committee to
Ds. Ashburnham. humble Representation to be laid before Her Ma-prepare a ReComes Kingston.
Ds. Haversham. jesty, from this House, upon the Resolutions; Pro-about it. Comes Sunderland.
ceedings, and Debate in this House, upon a Matter Comes Sandwich.
of the highest Consequence, relating to the PriviComes Feversham.
leges of this House, and the Constitution of the
Government of this Kingdoin ; and report to the
House ; (videlicet,)
Ds.Godolphin, The- Arch. Cant. Ds. Bergevenny.
. Comes Scarbrough.
Ds. Hovard Ef.
C. P. S.
Ds. North & Grey . ton.
Ds. Grey W.
Dux Northumber. Epus. Ciceftr.
Dux St. Albans.
Epus. Bangor bend.
Dux Marlborough. Epus. St. Afaph.
Ds. Osulstone. of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.
Ds Cholmondeleya “ Manor and Farm of Moreton, alias Morton, and Hurst, ton.
Ds. Ashburnham. • in the County of Dorsett, in Pofleffion; and for the Comes Manchester:
Ds. Weston. “ better securing the same, and the other Manors, Comes Rivers.
Ds. Haversham. “ Farms, Messuages, Lands, Tenements, and Heredi Comes Peterborow
Ds. Sommers. " taments, late of Willlam Frampton Esquire, deceased, Comes Stamford.
Ds. Bernard. • to him the said Giles Frampton, and luch as are en Comes Winchiljea.
Ds. Gernsey 7
Comes Pembroke, Epus. Roffen.
near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they Comes Scarsdale.
Hodie 22 vice leela est Billa, intituled, “ An Act Kopp's Vat.
“ for naturalizing Isaac lopps.”
ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill
be referred to the same Committee to whom Arabella
Foot's Bill is committed ; whose Lordships, or any Five
of them, are to meet on the said Bill on Saturday the
Fifteenth Day of this Instant January, at Ten a Clock
in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the
House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.
Dominus Cuftos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Par. Adjourn.
liamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Vene-
ris, decimum quartum diem instantis Januarii, hora
decima Auroræ, Dominis fic decernentibus.
DIE Veneris, 14° Januarii.
Ds. Custos Magni
Comes Pembroke, Ds. Lawarr. velting Part of the Estate of Joseph Grainge Esquire Epus. Roffen.
Senescallus. Ds. Paget.
Epus. Lich. Es Cov.
Ds. Howard Ef.
Ds. North & Grey.
Dux St. Albans. Bill. “ for making fome Provision for, and settling the For- Epus. Ciceftr.
Ds. Grey W.
Epus. Bangor. Comes Lindsey, Mag-Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Byron. 1. Carteret's Hodie 2* vice lecta ejt Billa, intituled, " An Act
Marescailus. Ds. Vaughan. Bulb, “ for vesting several Estates in the Counties of Cornwal
Comes Jersey, Came- Ds. Culpeper. " and Devon, and several Leasehold Estates, in Trus.
Ds. Lucas. “ tees, to be sold, for raising Portions for the Younger
Comes Kent. “ Children of George Lord Carteret, deceased ; and for
Ds. Lexington. laying out the Overplus of the Money raised by such
Ds. Berkeley. + Sales in Purchase of other Lands."
Comes Rivers. committed to the fame Committee to whom the Bill, in
Comes Peterborow. tituled, “ An Act to enable Arabella Foote to lay out
Ds. Guilford “ Monies belonging to her Son Topham Foote, in Pur
Comes Winchilsea. " chases of Lands for his Benefit, is referred; who are
Comes Kingston. to meet on Friday the Eight and Twentieth Day of this
Comes Sunderland. the Prince's Lodgings ncar the House of Peers; and to
Comes Scarsdale. adjourn as they plcafe.
Comes Radnor. E. Montagu's Hodie 24 vice Iccia eft Billa, intituled, " An Act
Ds. Gower. Bul.
Comes Berkeley. “ for fettling and confirming several Exchanges with
Comes Abingdon. “ the County of Northampton, for several Lands of
Comes Portland. " the faid Earl's, lying near to the same; and for con
Comes Scarbrough. firming several Agreements relating to the said Ex
Comes Warrington. changes."
Viscount Say & Seale.
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