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, 28 die Octobris; 2° Gulielmi et Mariæ
Punishing Mutiny and Desertion.
SIR John Guise reports from the Committee to whom it was referred to prepare and bring in a Bill for punishing Soldiers or Officers, who shall mutiny or desert their Majesties Service, and for punishing false Musters, That they had prepared a Bill accordingly: Which he presented to the House: And the same was received.
Privilege- Publication of Proceedings.
A Motion being made for Renewing of a former Order, of the Eighth of November last, for the preventing the false publishing, in News Letters, and other written Papers, the Votes and Transactions of this House.
East India Company.
An ingrossed Bill to vest some Lands of John Wentworth, Esquire, in Trustees, to be sold; and for purchasing other Lands with the Money raised thereby, more to the Conveniency of the said John Wentworth's other Estate, was read the Third time.
Resolved, That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act to vest some Lands of John Wentworth, Esquire, in Trustees, to be sold; and for purchasing other Lands with the Money raised thereby, more to the Conveniency of the said John Wentworth's other Estate.
Privilege- Petition from a Person in Custody.
A Petition of George Feilder, in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, upon a Complaint of a Breach of Privilege committed by him against Sir Sam. Grimston, a Member of this House, was read: And he thereby making his humble Acknowledgment of his Fault;
A Petition of Wm. Davile, and his Wife, was read; setting forth, That the Petitioner's Father, having settled an Estate in Com. Ebor. of about Three hundred Pounds per Annum on the Petitioner, his Wife, and their Issue in Tail Male, with Remainders over; and he, having contracted several great Debts, prevailed with the Petitioner to be bound with him; whereby the Debts became the Petitioner's: For his Father, dying, left no Estate; the Petitioner, by virtue of Extents taken out by the Creditors, is liable to pay the same; to the Disinherison and Ruin of the Petitioners, and Reversioners: And praying Leave to bring in a Bill for Sale of some of the said Lands, for the Payment of the said Debts.
An ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act for the enabling the Sale of the Manor of Kempton and Kempton Park, and other Lands, late of Francs Phelips, Esquire, deceased, was read the Second time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Christy, Sir Tho. Vernon, Mr. Ash, Mr. Onslow, Mr. Cary, Mr. Harcourt, Mr. Price, Sir Robert Nappier, Mr. Thornhaugh, Mr. Slater, Sir Jervas Elwes, Mr. Hutchinson, Mr. Hawtry, Mr. Done, Sir Tho. Darcy, Sir Rich. Hart, Sir Rob. Cotton, Mr. Bowyer, Mr. Gray, Mr. Greenfeild, Mr. Freeman, Sir Rob. Cotton, Sir Rob. Sawyer, Sir Sam. Bernadiston, Mr. Blowfield, Sir Rich. Onslow, Mr. Perry, Mr. How, Mr. Glemham, Mr. Bickerstaffe, Mr. Andrew Newport, Sir Tho. Clarges, Mr. Gwyn: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Three of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Supply Bill; Land Tax.
Then the Order of Yesterday, for the House to resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed in the further Consideration of the Bill for raising the Sum of One hundred Thirty-seven thousand Six hundred Forty-one Pounds Eighteen Shillings and Two-pence per mensem, for Twelve Months, was read:
|Tellers for the Yeas:||Sir Rob. Davers,||161.|
|Tellers for the Noes:||Mr. Onslow,||102.|
Mr. Solicitor General reports from the said Committee, That they had made a further Progress in the said Bill: And that they had directed him to move the House, That they may have Leave to sit again To-morrow Morning.
Resolved, That this House will, To-morrow Morning at Ten of the Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed in the further Consideration of the said Bill; and nothing to intervene.