Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 10, 1688-1693. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Martis, 17 Novembris; 3° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Bowyer, Mr. Wilmot, Mr. Christie, Mr. Blowfeild, Sir Rob. Davers, Serjeant Trenchard, Mr. Palmes, Sir Roger Puleston, Mr. Trenchard, Sir Walter Young, Sir Wm. Cooke, Mr. Pigot, Mr. Wyndham, Mr. Levinus Bennet, Sir Tho. Darcy, Mr. How, Mr. Taylor, Mr. Bull, Mr. Glemham, Colonel Greenville, Major Vincent, Sir Jerv. Elwes, Sir John Wynne, Mr. Kenyon, Mr. Hawtry, Mr. Buscawen, Sir Rob. Cotton, Mr. Biddulph, Mr. Buckley, Sir Fra. Vincent, Mr. Hutchinson, Mr. Greenfeild, Sir Wilfred Lawson, Sir Wm. Honeywood, Mr. Dolben, Mr. Burdet, Mr. Machell, Sir John Key, Sir Fra. Drake, Mr. Dyot, Mr. Clerke, Sir Sam. Grimston, Mr. Pendarves, Mr. Cooke, Mr. Beke, Mr. Gwyn: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Four of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Serjeant unable to serve an Order.
Conference on intercepted Papers.
Ordered, That Mr. Chancellor of Exchequer, Sir Edward Seymor, Sir Christopher Musgrave, Sir Rob. Rich, Mr. Bridges, Mr. Mountague, Sir John Guise, Mr. Buscawen, Sir Wm. Cooper, Mr. Clerke, Colonel Granville, Lord Colchester, Sir Rich. Onslow, Sir Rob. Cotton, Sir Hen. Capell, do manage the said Conference.
Mr. Mountague reported, That the Managers had attended the Conference; and that they had desired this Conference to maintain a good Correspondence with their Lordships; and also, out of Respect to the Peerage: That the Commons had received Information, That a Member of the Lords House had seen some Papers on board the French Prize that was taken by Sir Ralph Delavall, of the utmost consequence to the King and Kingdom, importing no less than the betraying his Majesty's most secret Counsels and Orders: And, in regard this Information related to a Peer of this Realm, the Commons thought it most proper to acquaint their Lordships with it; and to lay the Matter before them.
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have passed a Bill, intituled, An Act for settling a Jointure on Jane the Wife of Colonel Edward Mathews, Daughter of Sir Tho: Armstrong, deceased: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
East India Company.
Then the House, according to the Order of the Day,
resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House, to
take into Consideration the Complaints against the East
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Sir John Guise took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Sir John Guise reports from the said Committee, That they had examined the Matter of the Complaints against the East India Company, according to the several Heads given in by the Petitioners to the Governor of the Company; and had gone through the same: And that the Committee had directed him to move the House, That they may have Leave to sit again.
Resolved, That this House will, upon Friday Morning next, at Ten a Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed in the further Consideration of the Petitions touching the East India Trade.