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, 24 die Januarii ;4° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
AN ingrossed Bill for settling Advowsons and Rights of Patronage of the Rectories of Petworth, North Chappell, Dungton, Clewer, Farnham Royall, Worplesdon, Kirby Overblowes, and Catton, and Vicarage of Long Horsley, was read the Third time.
Resolved, That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act for dividing the Chapelries of North Chappell and Dungton, from the Parish of Petworth, and erecting them into new Parishes; and for settling the Advowsons and Rights of Patronage of the Rectories of Petworth, North Chappell, Dungton, Clewer, Farnham Royal, Worplesdon, Kirby Overblowes, and Catton, and the Vicarage of Long Horsley.
Ordered, That Mr. Boyle do carry the Bill to the Lords; and desire their Concurrence thereunto.
An ingrossed Bill for the Sale of the Estate of Francis Osbaston, for Payment of Ten thousand Pounds Portion to Mary Osbaston, and of the Arrears of several Annuities of Two hundred Pounds and Four hundred Pounds per Annum, chargeable upon the said Estate, was read the Third time.
Resolved, That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act for the Sale of certain Manors, Messuages, Lands, and Hereditaments, late the Estate of Francis Osbaston, Esquire, deceased, for the Payment of his Debts and Legacies, and raising Ten thousand Pounds for the Portion of Mary Osbaston, his Daughter, chargeable upon the said Estate.
Ordered, That Mr. Christy do carry the Bill to the Lords; and desire their Concurrence thereunto.
A Petition of Susanna Battailhe, and others, Creditors of the Hamborough Company, on behalf of themselves, and many poor Widows and Orphans, Creditors of the said Company, was presented to the House.
Ordered, That the said Petition do lie upon the Table, until the ingrossed Bill for continuing Part of the Act, made in the First Year of their Majesties Reign, intituled, An Act for the better preventing the Exportation of Wool, and encouraging the Woolen Manufacture of this Kingdom, be read the Third time.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That Sir Thomas Miller have Leave to go into the Country for a Fortnight, upon extraordinary Occasions.
Answer to Address.
Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer acquainted the House, That his Majesty having, according to their Order, been humbly moved, that Edm. Bohun, the Licenser of the Press, be removed from his Employment; his Majesty was graciously pleased to answer, That it should be done.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Miles Cooke and Sir Adam Otley;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have passed a Bill, intituled, An Act to enable Roger Price to sell some Part of his Estate for Payment of Portions to the Daughters of John Price, Esquire, deceased: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House. And also
A Bill, intituled, An Act to enable Abell Atwood to sell some Lands to pay Debts, and make Provision for younger Children: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House. And also
A Bill, intituled, An Act to enable Trustees to sell Part of the Lands and Tenements of Mathew Pitt, Esquire, and Robert Pitt, Gentleman, for Payment of Debts; and to settle the rest of their Lands upon the said Mathew and Robert and the Wife of the said Robert and their Issue: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
And then the Messengers withdrew.
Paper to be returned.
Ordered, That the Manuscript of the printed Pamphlet, intituled, "King William and Queen Mary Conquerors, &c." and also the Letter delivered into this House, upon Saturday last, by Mr. Bentley, be redelivered to the said Mr. Bentley.
Ways and Means.
Resolved, That this House do immediately resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of further Ways and Means for raising the Supply to be granted to their Majesties for the carrying on a vigorous War against France.
And accordingly the House resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Attorney General took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Mr. Attorney General reported from the said Committee, That they had made a further Progress in the Matter to them referred; and had come to several Resolutions; which they had directed him to report to the House.
Ordered, That the said Report be made To-morrow Morning at Ten a Clock.
Mr. Attorney General also acquainted the House, That he was directed by the said Committee to move, That they may have Leave to sit again.
Resolved, That this House will, To-morrow, after the said Report is over, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider further of Ways and Means for raising the Supply to be granted to their Majesties for the carrying on a vigorous War againt France.
Ordered, That all Committees be adjourned.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight a Clock.