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Hobdy at. It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal Whereas this Day was appointed for hearing of the Symes
, tached, for
of them, do forthwith attach the Body of the faid
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Saturday the 20th that Behalf.
Day of this Instant February, at Ten a Clock in the
Forenoon, and that all the Causes after that Day be
removed, to come on in Course, except that which is
appointed to be heard on Friday next.
Hodie za zice lecta est Billa, intituled, “ An Act for thriwn silk,
prolonging the Time by an A&t of Parliament, made &c. to continue
tion of, Bill.
porting Thrown Silk, of the Growth of Sicily, from Adjourn.
Sir P Тул
H.C. with a
Hodie ja vice leéta ef Billa, intituled “ An Act to Sword Blade
“ discharge the Governor and Company for making Bill.
“ hollow Sword Blades in England, of the Sum of Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes “ Eighteen Thousand Eight Hundred Sixty-four Pounds, fuerunt :
“ Seven Shillings, One Penny Half Penny, by Mistake
over-charged in the Purchase-money for several for
“ feited and other Estates and Intereits in Ireland, purEpus. Durefm. &
Ds. Cuftos Magni
“chased by them.” Epus. Winton.
Dux Devonshire, Ds. Lawarr,
Hodie ja vice leila eft Billa, intituled, “ An Act to Sir John
“ enable Sir John Cooper Knight, and Anthony Henley Henley's Bill. Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Esquire, to make a Partition, and grant Building
Ds. North & Grey.
“Leases, of several Messuages and Tenements, in LinEpus. Lincoln.
Ds. Grey W.
“ colne's Inn Fields, in the Parishes of St. Gyles in the Epus. St. Asaph.
“ Fields and St. Clement's Danes, in the County of
A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Message from
Conyers and others :
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, “ An Act, that the
Ds. Ofulftone. “ Ships called The Golden Starr and Bull, being taken as
“Prizes and condemned, may have the Freedom of
trading as English Ships ;” to which they desire the
Concurrence of this House.
Hodie la vice leita eft Billa, intituled, “ An Act, that Golden Star
“ the Ships called The Golden Starr and Bull being taken irade as tree
" as Prizes and condemned, may have the Freedom of Ships, Bill.
“ trading as English Ships.”
mittees, the Bill, intituled, “ An Act for naturalizing
“ Rene Ranc, Mathew Decker, and others," as fit to
pass, without any Amendinent.
Hodie za vice lelta cst Billa, intituled, “ An Act for
naturalizing Rene Ranc, Mathew Decker, and others.”
The Question was put, “ Whether this Bill fall
It was Resolved in the Affirmative. Leighton
Upon reading the Petition of Colonel Leighton ; versus Warden of shewing, “ That the Record between Her Majesty and
ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice, that
" the Warden of The Fleet was, by Writ of Error, the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any
, intituled, “ An Act for vesting the
The Earl of Stanford reported from the Lords Com- Legh's Bill. “ The Fleet to asign Issue:”
“ Estate of Thomas Legh, late of Ridge, in the County Queen It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
uerfus Pord. in Parliament assembled, That William W'cedon Ford, War.
“ of Chester, Esquire, deceased, in Trustees, for the Payden of The Fleet, do join Iffue upon the said Writ of “ effecting the Purposes in his Will,” as fit to pass, with
« ment of his Debts, perfecting his Purchases, and better Error on Monday next, at Ten a Clock
out any Amendment.
Hodie 3* vice lccia ct Billa, intituled, “ An Act for Comes Scarbrough.
vesting the Estate of Thomas Legh; late of Ridge, in Comes Bradford.
" Whether this Bill fhall
Their Lordships, or any Five of them ; to meet
on Monday the Sixth Day of March next, at
Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's
Hodie 2* vice lefta eft Billa, intituled, “ An Act to York Bill.
Reign of King William and Queen Mary, which pre-
“ vents the Citizens of the City of York from difpoting
“ An A&t to yest of their Personal Efates by their Wills, as others in“ the Manor of Hansop and Castlethrop, and all other
“ habiting within the Province of York, by that Act,
ronet, and Thomas Tyrril Esquire, his Son, in the
ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill
H. C. with a
tagu about it.
Hodie rå vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “ An Act to
The House being informed, “ That there is an E. of Bath's “ vest the Manor of Hanslop and Castlethrop, and all
“ Agreement between the Earl of Bathe and the Earl “ other the Lands and Hereditaments of Sir Peter Tyr
ment with the
“ of Montagu, so as to leave out of the Bill all that re- E. of Mon“ ril Baronet, and Thomas Tyrril Esquire, his Son, in “ lates to the late Duke of Albemarle's Estate :" “ the County of Bucks, in Trustees, to sell Part thereof, “ for Payment of Debts; and to settle other Lands and
Whereupon the Earl of Rochester reported from the
“ enabling Trustees to lease the Estate of William
“ Monies raised thereby to be applied for Payment of
Ten a Clock.
Epus. Lich. &
Whereupon, it is Declared, by the Lords Spiritual Declared not and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Mr. Wil to be an Ob
ject of Mercy i liam Keith, upon his Examination by the Lords appointed to examine him by this House, hath prevaricated with this House; and, by his Behaviour, doth not seem an Object worthy of Her Majesty's Mercy.
Comes Northamp. Epus. Lincoln.
ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said last
mentioned Bill be committed to the Lords follow
Epus. Duresme, &
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Grey W.
The Two Letters, upon which Mr. Keith was
examined, follow, in hæc verba :
" if you do yourself to your Advantage, I shall be “ To Mr. Smith), to be left for hiin at The Marine “ easily fatished, notwithstanding of the Trouble it
Coffec-House, near St. James's Church, Piccagives me. I wrote to you several Times from Edin
dilly, London, burgh, and on my Road to this place, to which I " thought I might have expected Answers; particularly
[Note, by Smith is meant Kcith.] “concerning Captain Craford, who you saw when I “ was with you last, and his Affair: He parted from
“ Aberdeen, 30 January, 1704. “ Edinburgh above Six Weeks ago, in order to go to “ London, and from thence to whence he came.
My dear friend, “ would see by my last, that I should be impatient till “ It is needless for me to pretend to express the
I heard of his being gone. I do not doubt but you “ Satisfaction I had, when I was informed of your being " have heard of him, for he was to inquire about you “ delivered of the Goods that lay so long and heavy on as soon as he came there ; so I entreat Once more,
your Hands, since my Interest was so considerable in " that, as soon as is poslīble, you may let me know what " them; but, since it hath pleased God to deliver us of “ is become of him; with a full Account of yourfelf,
“that Misfortune, let us join our Hands, to deliver one “ what you are doing, and what you design to do; for “ another; whose Circumstances would be much harder "I find all your Friends here as much in the Mist about
“ were they as publicly known, which you know is a you as I am; which, I am persuaded, you'll own to be
“ daily Hazard, it not being possible for him to keep “ Contrer to the common Rules of Justice and Civility " them altogether within himself; however, I find he “ to true Friends and near Relations; for I think I may “ doth not want Friends, and I hope will get them “ freely fay, that you would not have stayed there all “concealed till once he get off, which he is resolved 10 “this Time, without being assured of something worth “ do as quickly as he can, being at present in a very your while; either by Marriage, which I find would
“ fair Way for it; and is to carry along with him what “ be the most acceptable to your Friends here, or some “ of his small Stock conveniently he can. But he says, “other Way; for I do assure you, that your Father's «« For all his Hafte, and all the Strait he is put to, « Circumstances are fucli, tirat of a long Time he shall “ if you will make Hafte, and come to the Kingdom “ not be able to aslift you ; so lay your Count by it, immediately, since you are coming soon however, he “ and make good Use of what you have got. I am “would wait yet fome Days for your Advice.” The “ sorry to write you so bad News; but it is better you “Gentleman I speak of left a Wig with you the last • should know it now, than when you cannot so well “ Time he saw you, to be sold. He says, “ If he were
help it. Your Mother, in whose House I am at pre “at as much Freedom as you are, he would go imme“ fent, hath been very ill since I came to this Country; “diately on Purpose to you:” So I entreat you may “ which I imputed much to her Anxiety about you, “ let me know, on Receipt of this, what he is to expect “ her Love for you, with the Want of Knowledge of by my Friends at Aberdeen, where he is at present; “ wliat you are doing, or what you intend; which is “ and likewise by his at Dundee, where he may chance “ really unpardonable to fo loving a Mother as you to be about that Time. I hope you received my last, “ have, who never longed more to see you than now. « with some Swatches of Silk Stuffs : Let me know if “ Your Sister is very well, and gives you her Service; “ I may expect them according to Demand, as likewise “ who is likewise very anxious to see you : She is One o the rest of the Commissions was in my Letter. Give “ of the most accomplished Gentlewomen of her Age “my Service to my Brother-in-Law, when you see him. “ I have seen since I came to the Country: She deserves “ So, hoping to have the Satisfaction of seeing you your Love and Esteem, as I find the hath for you.
“ shortly, is all at present, from “ I would say much more to you of my own Particular, " but the Uncertainty that I am in about you obliges
“ Your most affectionate Friend, me to refer it to a better Occasion; only I beg Once “ more of you, the Moment you receive this, you may
" and humble Servant, “ write me a full Account of every Thing ; particular“ ly about yourself, whether I may expect to see you “ at London, and where: For, if it please GOD, Once
' Jo. Smith." " the next Month I shall be there. I entreat, if you “ see young Boine, give my Service to him: I should “ be glad likewife to know, if I might expect to see
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Par- Adjourn. • him there at the same Time. I am resolved to be
I am refolved to be liamentum continuandum effe usque ad et in diem Mar“ free with him; which I have not been as yet, for tis, vicesimum secundum instantis Februarii, hora un“ Reasons I thall tell you at Meeting : Wherefore I decima Auroræ, Dominis fic decernentibus. " expect you will be able to give me an Account of " him. I beg Once more, you may delay no Time in
writing to me so soon as you receive this; and send * it, under a Cover for me, “ To Mr. James Grame “ of Neuton, in The Land Market, at Edinburgh.”
“ Adieu, my dear Friend; but be more mindful of " those that with you well.
Dec, 16th, 1703.
“ Desire Neuton, in your Cover, to keep my Letter till
“I call for jt."
Dux Richmond. Cov.
Dux Bolton. Epus. Gloucestr. Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Cornwallis. :
Comes Carlisle, Epus. Oxon.
Ds. Howard Eff Epus. Sarum.
Epus. St. Afaph. Ds. Ojulstone.
Ds. Haversham. Comes Feversham.
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet
on Tuesday the Nine and Twentieth Day of this
Instant Fcbruary, at Ten a Clock in the Fore
noon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House
of leers; and to adjourn as they please.
Hodie 2a vice Icela est Billa, intituled,
“ An Ad Sir P. Tyrril's Comes Scarbrough.
“ to veft the Manor of Hanflop and Castlethrop, and Comes Bradford.
“ all other the Lands and Hereditaments of Sir Peter Comes Romney.
“ Tyrrill Baronet, and Thomas Tyrril Esquire, his Son, Comes Orford.
“ in the County of Bucks, in Trustees, to sell Part Viscount Townshend.
“ thereof, for Payment of Debts; and to settle other
“ Lands and Hereditaments there, being of an equal Viscount Weymouth.
“ Value, in Lieu of Lands to be sold.” PRAYERS.
ORDERED, That the Confideration of the said Bill be
Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet at the same
to discharge the Governor and Company for making
“ of several Messuages and Tenements in Lincolne's-Inna “ feited and other Estates and Interests in Ireland, pur “ Fields, in the Parishes of St. Giles in the fields and "" chased by them.”
“ St. Clement's Danes, in the County of Middx.' ORDERED, That the Confideration of the faid Bill be
ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be committed to the Lords following ; (videlicet,)
referred to the Lords Committees aforenamed; their
Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet at the same
Ds. Howard Eff The Earl of Stamford reported, from the Lords Com- Barbier & ai.
Ds. North & mittees, the Bill, intituled, “ An Act to naturalize
“ Daniel Barbier, Jobn Kerron du Chesne, and others,”
Dux Devonshire, Epus. Eliens.
to Mr. Secrea
mous one to him.
Which were read Twice, and agreed to ; and Andrew “makes me, with the greatest Submission, humbly beg
“ fo distant a Retreat, and which obliged me, by Ne
“ cellity, to return. Message from
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, “ I call God ALMIGHTY to witness, (to my KnowH. C. tore turn Jaiman's by Mr. Freeman and others :
“ ledge) I never offended the Queen or this GovernBill. To return the Bill, intituled, “ An Act for the vesting “ An Ad for the resting was occafioned by my Ignorance and Necesky; being
ment, except in my coming to England; which Fault “ of Nine Messuages, in the Parish of St. Giles in the
“ told, “ That, since I went with a Pass to France, I “ Fields, in the County of Middlx, being the Estate of
safely might return." The Certainty of my wanting “William Jarman and Mary his Wife, in Trustees, to
“ Bread in a strange Country if I stayed longer (my “ be fold; and for settling, in Lieu thereof, a Messuage
“ little Fortune being in England), and all Commerce “ and certain Lands, in Whipsnade, Tottrenhoe, and
being stopped under so great a Penalty, it was im“ Studham, in the County of Bedford ;” and to ac
possible for me to hope to get a License, or any Requaint this House, that they have agreed to the same,
“ turn of Money.
“ This, my Lord, I protest, before AlMIGHTY
“God, was the Occasion of my coming, and the only Papers concerThen the House proceeded to read the Papers de
“ Cause ; but, if I am so unfortunate to be reprefented ning cher Scout livered in by the Earl of Notting.sam the 19th Instant, Confpi
“ under an unjust Character, I beg it, as a common relating to the Scottish Conspiracy ; (videlicet,)
Justice, that I may appear Face to Face with my
“ Accuser ; your Lordship will then easily judge of iny
Innocency. But, if nothing but my coming out of
“ France be alledged against me, I can only throw my-
“ self at Her Majesty's Feet, and, with the greatest
“ If your Lordship’s great Goodness can extend so
“ far to have Compassion for me, it will be the greatest
Charity ; for Eight Weeks close Confinement, the
Change of Air, and drinking differently, has thrown
“me into fo great a Disorder, that to give me Liberty “ Amsterdam, and marked on the Outside Two Stivers
" is almost to give me Life; which I should ever, in the “ for the Poft; whereas the Letters from Amsterdam
“ most humble Manner, acknowledge as fuch; being,
“ with the greatest Submission and Veneration,
“ Your Lordship's most humble
“ and respectful Servant,
“ FRANCES Fox."
Regiment in Scotland.
Commission milton, 50,000 Pistoles; to Sir Robert Hamilton “ (L. S.) JAMES R.
Knight, 25,000 Pistoles; to William Worth Esquire, " 25,000 Pistoles : These Two latter are in Ireland.
" James the Eighth, by the Grace of God, King of fender to “ Most of this Money is already drawn for. This
“ Scotland, England, France, and Ireland, Defender of Culonel of a Money has paffed through my Hands. To appear in
“the Faith, &c. To Our Right Trusty and Well-beloved Regiment in
Symon Lord Lovat, Greeting. We, reposing espe“ this, would ruin me and my Partners. However,
“ cial Trust and Confidence in your Loyalty, Courage, " this I thought my Duty. Adieu.”
“ and good Conduct, do, by these Presents, constitute
“ and appoint you to be Colonel of a Regiment of “ Extract of a Letter from Mr. Stanhope to Mr. “ Foot, to be raised for Our Service in Our ancient Secretary Hedges, dated at The Hague, şi
우 Au. Kingdom of Scotland, and Captain of à Company in “ gust, 1703•
" the said Regiment. You are, therefore, to take the "I have heard nothing more of Remittances to Scot
“ faid Regiment as Colonel, and the said Company as “ land from this Country, Lisle, or any other part,
Captain, into your Care and Charge ; and duly to
" exercise as well the Officers as Soldiers thereof in
Arms, and to do your utmost Endeavours to keep
“ them in good Order and Discipline: And We do
“ hereby command them to be obedient to you, as their
" Colonel and Captain; and you to observe and follow " some Ground for that First Advice. I will try if,
“ such Orders and Directions as you shall from Time to among my Friends at Amsterdam, I can make any
“ Time receive from Us, or any your superior Officers,
far. “ther Discovery ; in order to which, if you could
according to the Rules and Discipline of War, and in « send me back that same Letter I sent you, it might be
“ Pursuance of the Trust and Confidence We have “ of Use, by the Lights it might give us by the Hand
hereby reposed in you. " and Character."
« Given at Our Court at St. Germain's, the 25th « Mrs. Fox's Letter to the Earl of Nottingham.
Day of February, 1703, and in the Second
« Year of Our Reign. “ Your Lordship having been pleased to say, " That
“ By His Majesty's Command. you would acquaint the Queen with the Reasons I cinghani.
« MIDDLETON." gave for my going and coming back from France,"
from the Pre