Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 10, 1688-1693. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Jovis, 16 die Januarii; 1° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
SIR Thomas Littleton reports from the Committee to whom the Bill for enabling Wm. Batson, Esquire, to sell Lands in the County of Oxon, and to settle an Estate in the County of Suffolke, to the same Uses, was referred, That they had agreed upon several Amendments to be made to the Bill: Which he read in his Place, with the Coherence: And then 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.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir John Cutler, Mr. Papillion, Mr. Christy, Sir Jo. Bancks, Mr. Smith, Major Manly, Colonel Howard, Sir Wm. Pinsent, Lord Falkland, Mr. Gwyn, Sir Mat. Andrewes, Mr. Pitts, Sir John Doyly, Mr. Cooke, Sir John Cope, Sir Tho. Darcye, Mr. Thomson, Lord Fitzharding, Mr. Serjeant Trenchard, Mr. Etterick, Sir Phil. Skippon, Mr. Bayle, Mr. Fuller, Sir Rob. Clayton, Mr. Holt, Mr. Gray, Mr. Arnold, Mr. Hart, Sir Peter Rich, Sir Pat. Ward, Sir Cha. Raleigh, Mr. Carter, and all the Members that serve for the City of London; and all that are of the Long Robe; and all that are Merchants: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Three of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Le Grand's, &c. Nat.
Sir Hen. Goodrick reports from the Committee to whom the Bill for naturalizing David Le Grand and others, was referred, That they had agreed upon several Amendments to be made in 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; and afterwards a Second time, one by one; and, upon the Question put thereupon, agreed unto by the House.
Supply Bill; Poll Tax.
A Petition of the Governor and Company of Whitepaper-makers was read; setting forth, That they, by virtue of their Charter for the sole Making of White Writing and Printing Paper, have been at great Expences in erecting divers Mills; and have fully brought the said Manufacture to Perfection, notwithstanding the great Opposition they have met with from the French King: And, for that the Petitioners are desirous to establish the same throughout this Kingdom, which cannot be effected without an Act of Parliament; and praying for Leave to bring in a Bill for the better Encouragement and Establishing the said Manufacture in this Kingdom.
Victualling the Navy.
Mr. Greenvill acquaints the House, That he had received an Account from the Mayor of Plymouth (according to an Order of the House) of the Condition of the Provisions and Victuals of their Majesties Ships there: Which he delivered in at the Clerk's Table.
Bill of Indemnity.
Supply Bill; Duty on Coffee, &c.
Wortly's Children's Maintenance
Supply Bill; Land Tax.
Royal Assent to Bills.
The Bill for settling a Maintenance on the Children of Sidney Wortly, alias Montague, Esq; in case his Wife survive him: And also to the Bill for an additional Aid of Twelve-pence in the Pound, for One Year.
Bill of Indemnity.
|Tellers for the Yeas,||Mr. Bickerstaffe,||156.|
|Tellers for the Noes,||Sir Henry Ashurst,||193.|
Resolved, That the House do, upon Tuesday Morning next, at Ten of the Clock, resolve into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed upon the Bill of general Pardon and Indemnity; and also upon the Bill for inflicting Pains and Penalties upon such as shall be excepted thereout.