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, 3 die Decembris; 1° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
Leave of Absence.
Leave of Absence.
Delay of Dorchester Writ.
Leave for Members to attend Lords.
Resolved, That this House do, upon Friday Morning next, at Ten of the Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House to consider of Ways to satisfy the Debt due to the Orphans of the City of London.
Land Tax Commissioners.
Ordered, That the Lists of the Commissioners Names, brought in by the Members of the House, for the Bill for granting an Aid of Two Shillings in the Pound, be referred to the Committee of the whole House, to whom the said Bill is referred.
Supply Bill; Land Tax.
Mr. Solicitor General reports from the Committee of the whole House, That they had made a further Progress in the said Bill: And that they had directed him to move the House, That the Committee may sit again To-morrow Morning.
Answer to Thanks and Resolutions.
Mr. Speaker reports, That he had Yesterday attended his Majesty at the Banquetting House in Whitehall, and presented the Thanks of this House to his Majesty for his most gracious Message of Saturday last; and had also acquainted his Majesty with the Resolution of this House upon the said Message: And that his Majesty was pleased to return his Answer to this Effect:
I shall take all the Care that may be, to carry on the War in Ireland with Vigour; and to employ such Persons as may be most proper for the Service: And I doubt not, but that I shall have the Assistance of the House of Commons, to carry it on in such a Manner as may be according to your Desires, and My Intentions.
Reversing Armstrong's Attainder.
Ordered, That the Lord Marquis of Winton, Sir Scroope How, Mr. Colt, Colonel Godfrey, Mr. Baldwyn, Mr. Fortescue, be added to the Committee to whom the Bill for reversing the Attainder of Sir Thomas Armstrong is referred.