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, 15 die Octobris; 2° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
Prideaux's Claim on Lord Jeffries.
Southwark Court of Conscience.
Tower Hamlets Court of Conscience.
Christ Church Election.
A Petition of Thomas Hooper, and Thomas Dore, Esquires, was read; setting forth, That the Petitioners were elected Burgesses for the Borough of Christ Church; but, in Wrong to the Petitioners, Wm. Ettrick and Francis Gwyne, Esquires, are returned for the said Borough; notwithstanding the Petitioners had much the Majority of the legal Electors of the said Borough: And praying the Consideration and Relief of the House in the Premises.
Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Petition be referred to the Committee of Privileges and Elections: Who are to examine the Matter thereof: and report the same, with their Opinions therein, to the House.
And it is referred to Sir Rob. Howard, Sir Rich. Onslow, Mr. Attorney General, Sir Tho. Clarges, Mr. Solicitor General, Sir Rob. Holmes, Captain Pitts, Sir John Chichley, Sir John Guise, Colonel Birch, Sir Tho. Lee, Mr. Foot Onslow, Mr. Russell, or any Three of them, to prepare and bring in the same.
Ways and Means.
Mr. Solicitor General reports from the said Committee, That they had made some Progress in the Matter to them referred; and had directed him to move the House, That they may have Leave to sit again To-morrow Morning.
Resolved, That this House will, To-morrow Morning at Ten of the Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider further of Ways and Means of raising the Supplies to be granted to their Majesties.