Cobbett's Parliamentary History of England; From the Norman Conquest, in 1066 to the Year 1803. Ad 1733 - 1737 Volume 9

Cobbett's Parliamentary History of England; From the Norman Conquest, in 1066 to the Year 1803. Ad 1733 - 1737 Volume 9

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1811 edition. Excerpt: ...which was agreed to without a division. After this, it was proposed to adjourn, but The Earl of Abingdon stood up and said, That as their lordships had already gone a little into the forms of Westminster-hall, he hoped they would go a little farther: they had made an Order, and, he believed they intended the petitioners should comply with that order; therefore he thought they ought to take some method to give the petitioners notice of the order they had made.. The Earl of Cholmondeley said, That he thought there was no necessity for any such notice, because the orders of that House, like acts of parliament, stood in no need of any notification or publication; they published themselves, and the parties concerned were obliged to take notice of them. But The Lord Bathurst shewed, That no mch thing was to be presumed, asappeared by their constant practice in all causes; and as some lords seemed to be fond of looking upon the affair then before them as a cause, therefore he would move, That the lord chancellor should be directed to write letters to the petitioners, giving them notice of the order their lordships had made. The Lord Chancellor said, That he should be ready to follow their lordships directions, but desired to know, if he should write one letter to the petitioners jointly, or a particular letter to each of them separately; and some lords having proposed one letter to the petitioners jointly, The Earl of Abingdon stood up, und said, That he did not, before that time know, that the petitioners were a corporation-, which their lordships seemed inclined to make them, by proposing to send a letter to them jointly; whereupon it was agreed, that a separate letter should be sent to each; and directions were given to the lord chancellor...show more

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  • Paperback | 576 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 30mm | 1,016g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236752341
  • 9781236752345