Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 10, 1688-1693. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Mercurii, 4 die Decembris; 1° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
Privilege-Petition from a Person in Custody.
A Petition of John Whitrow, late Mayor of Dartmouth, was read; setting forth, That, being deeply sensible of the Displeasure he had deserved from this House; and being heartily sorry for the same, and for making any Freemen after the Teste of the Writ for a late Election of a Member to serve in this present Parliament: And begging the Pardon of the House; and that he may be discharged out of Custody.
And he was brought to the Bar of the House by the Serjeant at Arms; and reproved by Mr. Speaker, for his disorderly Making of Freemen after the Teste of the Writ for electing a Burgess there; and discharged accordingly.
Supply Bill; Collecting Revenue.
De lay of Dorchester Writ.
Supply Bill Land Tax.
Mr. Solicitor General reports from the Committee of the whole House, That they had made a further Progress in the said Bill: And that they had directed him to move the House, That the Committee may sit again To-morrow Morning.
Punishing Mutiny and Desertion.
Ordered, That the Committee to whom the ingrossed Bill, sent down from the Lords, intituled An Act for punishing Officers or Soldiers who shall mutiny or desert their Majesties Service, and for punishing false Musters, was referred, be revived; and do meet To-morrow Morning at Eight of the Clock: And that Colonel Babington, Mr. White, Colonel Greenvile, Mr. Freke, Sir John Doyly, Mr. Thomson, Sir Ralph Dutton, Mr. H. Herbert, Mr. Hobby, Mr. Colt, Sir Edw. Norris, Mr. Thornhaugh, Mr. Palmes, Mr. Bockland, Mr. Baulkly, be added to the said Committee.