Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 10, 1688-1693. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Veneris, 7 die Junii ; 1° Willielmi et Mariæ.
MR. Serjeant Wogan reports from the Committee to whom the Bill for Supply of defective Conveyance made by Roger Price, Esquire, of the Manor of Westbury in the County of Bucks was referred, That the Committee thought fit to make several Amendments to the Bill: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were read; and are as followeth:
Fo. 10, 1. 15, after the Word "Heirs," and before the Word, "*" leave out the Word "and;" and, instead thereof, insert the Word "Successors;" and after the Word "Executors," and before the Word "other," in the same Line, add the Words "and Administrators."
|Tellers for the Yeas,||Mr. Brewer,||43.|
|Tellers for the Noes,||Sir John Guise,||53.|
|Sir Tho. Barnardiston,|
Ordered, That the Persons concerned in opposing the Bill for to supply a defective Conveyance made by Roger Price, Esquire, of the Manor of Westbury in the County of Bucks; as also, the Prosecutors of the said Bill; be heard by their Counsel at the Bar of this House thereupon, this Day Sevennight, in the Morning.
Answer respecting Col. Lundee.
Sir Henry Capell acquaints the House, That he, with others of his Majesty's Privy Council, had, according to the Order of the House, acquainted his Majesty with their Desires, that Colonel Lundee might be brought to the Committee, to whom it was referred, to inquire into the Miscarriages relating to Ireland and Londonderry; and to transmit to the Committee the Commissions and Instructions relating to Londonderry; and that his Majesty had given Directions, that the same should be done.
Preventing Export of Wool.
Proceedings against the Seven Bishops, &c.
The House being informed, that the Clerk of the Crown, and Custos Brevium, attended with the Return of the Habeas Corpus, concerning the Seven Bishops, and the Record of their Trial; and the Record of the Case between Goodwyn and Hales;
The House being informed, that the Deputy Governor of the Tower attended; he was called in; and acquainted the House, that the Books and Warrants of Commitment of the Bishops were carried away by Sir Edward Hales; and therefore he cannot produce the Warrants of Commitments.
Ordered, That Mr. Attorney General, Sir Robert Clayton, Mr. Solicitor General, Mr. Sacheverell, Mr. Montague, do inspect the Books of the Privy Council; and take Copies of what relates to the Commitment of the Seven Bishops.
Leave of Absence.
East India Company.
A Petition of Jeffery Nightingale, in Behalf of himself and others, was read; setting forth; that he with other Merchants of London in 1684, employed a Ship, called The Streights Merchant, on a Voyage to Moco in the Red Sea, with a Cargo: To which Port she arrived; and, after Negotiation of the Traffick; and that she was reladen with Goods; which, at Market Price here, would have produced above Thirty thousand Pounds; and that while the Ship was in Preparation to return; on the 26th May 1687, there arrived in the said Road, the Ship Charles the Second, belonging to the East India Company, Jonathan Andrews Commander; who violently seized the Petitioner's Ship, and carried her to Bombay; where the Company's Factors, by a pretended Court of Admiralty, condemned and confiscated her, with the Cargo therein, still unjustly detaining the same: And praying the Compassion and Relief of this House.
Mr. Pollexfen reports from the Committee to whom the Petition of Charles Price and others was referred to be considered; and also, the whole Affairs of the East India Company; that they had considered thereof accordingly; and had, in the first place, agreed upon a Resolution, respecting the East India Trade in general, and several Reports upon several Petitions, which were referred to the said Committee: Which Resolution, and the Report upon the Petition of the said Charles Price, and others, he read in his Place: But the House taking notice, that the Report was only a Narrative of the Evidence of several Witnesses produced to, and examined at, the Committee, without stating the Case, or any Resolution given by the Committee thereupon;
Then the House resumed the adjourned Debate touching the East India Company, upon the Petitions of Martha Bolton and Dorothy Bowyer; and it was debated, Whether the Narrative and Journal of the Proceedings of the Court Martial in Sancta Helena, formerly delivered in, should be read.
Measure of Norwich Stuffs.
Ordered, That the Committee appointed to examine the Matters relating to the Norwich Stuffs, and Drapers and Mercers of London, be revived: And that all the Members that serve for the Counties of Somerset, Devon, and Cornwall, be added to the said Committee.