Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 10, 1688-1693. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Lunæ, 10 die Novembris; 2° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
AN ingrossed Bill to vest the Manors and Lands, late of George Vilet, Esquire, in Trustees, to be sold for raising Portions for his Daughters, was read the Third time.
Resolved, That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act to vest the Manors and Lands late of George Vilet, Esquire, in Trustees, to be sold for raising Portions for his Daughters.
Ordered, That Mr. Brewer do carry the Bill to the Lords: and desire their Concurrence thereunto.
A Bill to enable Ralph Macclesfield to sell Lands for Payment of Debts, and making Provision for his Wife and Children, was presented to the House; and received.
Toll and Hewet's Petition.
A Petition of Cha. Toll, and Rob. Hewet, Esquires, Officers in the Pay Office, was read; setting forth, That * * * *
Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Petition be referred to the Committee to whom the Bill for punishing Officers and Soldiers, who shall mutiny, or desert their Majesties Service, and for punishing false Musters, is committed.
Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill for the more effectual prohibiting the Importation of Bone Lace, and Point Lace: And it is recommended to Sir Walter Young, to prepare and bring in the same.
A Bill to enable Thomas Sheafe to sell some Lands for Payment of Debts, and making Provision for his Wife, according to an Agreement for that Purpose, was presented to the House; and received.
An ingrossed Bill to vest divers Messuages and Tenements, the Estate of David Bigg, Esquire, in Trustees, to be sold; and for the laying out the Money, to be raised thereby, in the Purchase of Lands more to his Convenience, to be settled to the same Uses, was read the Third time.
Resolved, That the said Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act to vest divers Messuages and Tenements, the Estate of David Bigg, Esquire, in Trustees to be sold; and for the laying out the Money to be raised thereby, in Purchase of Lands more to his Convenience, to be settled to the same Uses.
Ordered, That Mr. Harcourt do carry the Bill to the Lords; and desire their Concurrence thereunto.
Prideaux's Claim on Lord Jeffryes.
A Bill to charge the late Lord Jeffryes' Leicestershire Estate with the Sum of Fourteen thousand Seven hundred Sixty Pounds, with Interest, to Edmund Prideaux, Esquire, was read the Second time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Lord Falkland, Mr. Gray, Mr. Buscawen, Sir Matth. Andrewes, Mr. Arnold, Mr. Reginolds, Mr. Bockenham, Sir Cha. Porter, Sir Edw. Hussey, Mr. Hutchinson, Mr. Gwyn, Sir Cha. Bloys, Mr. Burdet, Mr. Ashe, Mr. Blowfeild, Mr. Henly, Mr. Christie, Mr. England, Serjeant Wogan, Sir Fra. Massam, Sir Rob. Dashwood, Sir Walter Yong, Mr. Burrard, Mr. Pelham, Mr. Chetwyn, Mr. Clarke, Mr. Wilmot, Sir Tho. Heslerigg, Mr. Price, Sir Hen. Ashurst, Mr. Glemham, Mr. Chadwick, Sir Tho. Darcy, Sir John Bolles, Mr. Bromly, Sir Orlando Gee, Mr. Shackerly, Sir Tho. Pope Blnnt, Mr. Tanner, Mr. Kenyon, Mr. Papillon, Mr. Harboard, Mr. Gwyn, Mr. Burridge: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Four of the Clock, at the Speaker's Chamber: And they are to have Power to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
The Lord Falkland presented to the House, an Accompt touching the Monies received and paid for the Use of the Navy: The Title whereof was read; and is as followeth; viz.
An Accompt of Money received and paid by the Treasurer of their Majesties Navy, from the Twentyfifth of November 1688, to the Eighth April 1689.
Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Accompt be referred to the Committee to whom the Estimates and Accompts relating to the Navy, Transport Ships, Marine Regiments, Treasury, Ordnance, and Army, are referred.
Also Mr. Harbord presented to the House, Accompts and Abstract thereof, relating to the Army: The Titles whereof were read; and are as followeth; viz.
The Accompt of Wm. Harbord, Esquire, late Treasurer and Paymaster General of their Majesties Army in Ireland, of the Money received and paid by him for and upon Account of the Pay of the Forces employed in, and designed for, the Reduction of that Kingdom; and for Provisions, and other incident and contingent Charges for that Service, from the First January 1689 (to which Time his Accompt has been long since lodged with Mr. Auditor Done), to the Fifth June 1690; the Time of his being superseded in the Employment by Cha. Fox and Thom. Conningsby, Esquires.
An Accompt of what Money hath been received and paid by Wm. Harbord, Esquire, Treasurer and Paymaster General to their Majesties Army in Ireland, for and upon Account of the Pay of the Forces employed in and designed for that Service; and for Provisions, and other incident and contingent Charges, from the 25 Mar. 1689, to the First of January following.
An Abstract of the Accompts of William Harbord, Esquire, late Treasurer and Paymaster to their Majesties Army in Ireland, of the Money received and paid by him for and upon Account of the Pay of the Forces employed in and designed for the Reduction of that Kingdom; and for Provisions, and other incident and contingent Charges for that Service, from the Twentyfifth Mar. when he entered upon the said Employment, to the Fifth of June 1690; the Time of his being superseded therein by Charles Fox, and Thomas Conningsby, Esquire.
Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Accompts be referred to the Committee to whom the Estimates and Accompts relating to the Navy, Transport Ships, Marine Regiments, Treasury, and Ordnance and Army, are referred.
Royal Assent to Bills.
A Message from his Majesty by Sir Thomas Duppa, Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod;
The King commands this Honourable House to attend His Majesty in the House of Peers immediately.
Accordingly Mr. Speaker, with the House, went up to attend his Majesty;
And they being returned;
Mr. Speaker reports, That his Majesty had been pleased to give the Royal Assent to several Bills; viz.
An Act for granting an Aid to their Majesties of Sixteen hundred Fifty-one thousand Seven hundred and Two Pounds Eighteen Shillings.
An Act for the enabling the Sale of the Manor of Kempton and Kempton Park, and other Lands, late of Francis Phelipps, Esquire, deceased.
An Act to enable Dacres Barret, alias Lennard, Esquire, to charge the Reversion of his Estate in England, with the Sum of One thousand Five hundred Pounds.
Address for providing Seamen.
Resolved, That a Committee be appointed to prepare an humble Address, to be presented to his Majesty, upon the Debate of the House, in relation to the providing a sufficient Number of Seamen for the next Year's Fleet.
And it is referred to Sir John Guise, Sir John Thomson, Sir Tho. Clarges, Mr. Attorney General, Sir Rob. Rich, Major Vincent, Sir Christopher Musgrave, Lord Falkland, Sir Edw. Seymour, Sir Tho. Vernon, Sir Jos. Williamson, Mr. Arnold, Mr. Russell, Mr. Buscawen, Mr. England, Mr. Mountague, Colonel Birch, Sir Wm. Rich, Mr. Blowfeild, Sir Samuel Bernadiston, Mr. Greenfeild, Mr. Colt, Mr. Harbord, Mr. Pelham, or any Five of them: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Five of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Back-doors of Speaker's Chambers.
Ordered, That the Back Doors leading into the Speaker's Chambers be locked up every Day at the first Sitting of the House, and kept locked during the Sitting of the House, and the Keys brought and laid upon the Table: And that the Serjeant at Arms attending the House do take care to see this Order performed.
A Motion being made, and the Question being put, That the House do now adjourn;
The House divided.
The Noes go forth.
|Tellers for the Yeas,||Mr. Bickerstaffe,||233.|
|Tellers for the Noes,||Sir Rich. Onslow,||80.|
|Mr. Hen. Herbert,|
So it was resolved in the Affirmative.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight a Clock.