Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 10, 1688-1693. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Sabbati 4 die Januarii; 1° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
Leave of Absence.
Wortley's Children's Maintenance.
Irish Forfeited Estates.
Mr. Serjeant Trenchard reports from the Committee to whom it was referred to prepare a Bill for Sale of the Estates, that were forfeited by those that were now in Rebellion against their Majesties in the Kingdom of Ireland, That they had prepared a Bill accordingly: Which he delivered in at the Table; and was read the First time.
Mr. Christy reports from the Committee to whom the Bill for Preservation of French Salt, taken as Prize, was referred, That they had agreed upon several Amendments to be made therein; and also upon a Clause, for further time for Arthur Shallett and * Heathcott to import Two hundred Ton of Spanish Brandy; and had directed him to report the same to the House: Which Amendments he read in his Place, with the Coherence; and also the said Clause; and afterwards, delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were once read throughout; and afterwards a Second time, one by one; and upon the Question severally put thereupon, agreed unto by the House.
Indemnifying persons acting for their Majesties.
Attainder of Irish Rebels.
Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Bill for attainting such as are in Rebellion against their Majesties in Ireland. . . . : And that Sir Tho. Littleton, Mr. Christy, Mr. Parkhurst, Lord Sherrard, Sir Wm. Ashurst, Mr. Fox, Mr. Smith, Mr. Lawton, Mr. Thomson, be added to the said Committee.
Judgment on Scandalis Magnatum.
Ordered, That Mr. Christy and Sir John Guise be added to the Committee to whom the Bill for reversing Two Judgments given in the King's Bench, in Two Actions brought by the Duke of Beaufort against Sir Trevor Williams, Baronet, and John Arnold, Esquire, upon the Statute de Scandalis Magnatum; and to discharge an Action brought by the said Duke against John Dutton, Esquire, upon the said Statute.
Duke of Buckingham's Estate.
Ordered, That Mr. Thomas Howard and Major Manley be added to the Committee, to whom the Bill for better enabling the Trustees of the late Duke of Bucks to sell his Estate, for Payment of his Debts, is referred.
Supply Bill: Duty on Coffee.
Mr. Hampden reports from the Committee of the whole House, That they had gone through the Bill; and agreed upon several Amendments to be made therein; and also upon a Clause, for Liberty to import Spices from Foreign Countries in English Ships, which they had directed him to report to the House, with the first Opportunity.