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, 2 die Julii; 1° Willielmi et Mariæ.
Sir Walter Moyle reports from the Committee to whom the Bill to enable Trustees to grant Leases of the Estate of Richard Hele, Esquire, was referred, That the Committee had thought fit to make several Amendments to the Bill: Which he read in his Place, with the Coherence; and afterwards delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were once read throughout.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Serjeant Trenchard, Sir John Doyley, Mr. Solicitor General, Sir Dunc. Colchester, Mr. Smith, Sir Phil. Gell, Mr. Paul Foley, Sir Rich. Newdigate, Lord Digbye, Mr. Wroth, Mr. Seymour, Mr. Anth. Newport, Mr. Holbey, Sir Edw. Harley, Mr. Done, Mr. Pitts, Mr. Kendall, Sir Tho. Clarges, Sir John Mathews, Mr. Moore, Mr. Hen. Herbert, Mr. Phil. Foley, Mr. Arnold, Mr. Palmes, Sir John Wynne, Mr. Fox, Sir Geo. Willoughby, Mr. Stockdale, Mr. Buckley, Mr. Buckland, Mr. Tho. Foley, Mr. Harley, Mr. Coningsby, Sir Jonath. Jenings, Mr. Freke, Mr. Cooke: And they are to meet To-morrow in the Afternoon at Four of the Clock, in the Duchy Chamber.
Leave of Absence.
Newcastle Court of Conscience.
Reversing Judgments against Oates.
Answer to Addresses.
Mr. Hamden acquaints the House, That he, with others of his Majesty's Privy Council, had, according to the Order of this House, attended his Majesty with their Address, That he would be pleased to acquaint this House, what Number of Ships, and what Number of Men and Guns to each Ship, the States of the United Provinces have set forth, and are obliged to set forth, for this Summer's Expedition, in Conjunction with his Majesty's Fleet: And that his Majesty said, All were come in but Two; and ordered the Earl of Nottingham to give an Extract out of the Treaty with the States: Which was done: And he read the same in his Place; and afterwards delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same was read, and is as followeth; viz.
THE States General shall put to Sea Thirty Ships of War; to wit, Eight which shall carry from Seventy to Eighty Guns; Seven, which shall carry from Sixty to Seventy; and Fifteen, from Fifty to Sixty Guns; besides which, the said States General shall likewise furnish Nine Frigates, and Four Fire-ships: Which Ships, Frigates, and Fire-ships, shall, together, have on board Ten thousand Five hundred Seventy-two Men effectively.
Sir Henry Capell acquaints the House, That he, with others of his Majesty's Privy Council, had, according to the Order of this House, attended his Majesty with their Address, That, in his Treaty with his Allies, there be an Article inserted to prohibit all Trade with France: And that his Majesty was pleased to answer presently, That he had taken Care, in the Treaty with the Dutch, That such an Article should be; and also that, in all his Treaties with his Allies, that Article should be put in.
Rights of the Subject, and settling the Crown.
Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Clause, sent down from the Lords, as an Amendment to the Bill for the Declaring the Rights and Liberties of the Subject, and settling the Succession of the Crown, was referred, be revived; and do sit this Afternoon.
Supply Bill; Excise.
Mr. Attorney General reports from the Committee of the whole House, That they had made some Progress in the Bill: And that they had directed him to move the House, That they may sit again To-morrow Morning, to proceed further therein.