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, 19 die Martii; 1° Willielmi et Mariæ.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do grant his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to issue out a Writ, for the Choosing of a Burgess for the Borough of Wareham in the County of Dorsett, in the Room of George Reaves Esquire, deceased.
Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do grant his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to issue out a Writ, for the Choosing a Knight of the Shire for the County of Nottingham, in the room of the Lord Houghton, who is called up to the House of Lords.
And it is referred to Mr. Foley, Sir Wm. Ellis, Sir John Knight, Mr. Eldred, Mr. Parker, Mr. England, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Col. Birch, Sir Fra. Russell, Sir Rob. Cotton, Mr. Done, Sir Gilbert Clerke, Sir Rob. Nappier, Mr. Finch, Mr. Fenwick, Mr. Papilion, Mr. Christy, Sir John Knatchbull, Mr. Lamton, Sir John Holt, Sir Hen. Goodrick, Lord Falkland, Sir Christopher Musgrave, Mr. Thomson, and all the Gentlemen of the Long Robe: And they are to meet this Afternoon, at Four a Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber, and to report to the House with all convenient Speed.
Exporting Corn, &c.
Information given to the House rectified.
A Person in custody to be discharged.
Revenue of the Crown, &c.
Mr. Hamden reports from the Committee of the whole House, That they had taken further Consideration of his Majesty's Speech; and had come to several Resolves: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards delivered them in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same being again read, are as follows;
Resolved, That it is the Opinion of this Committee, That the House be moved, that they will, To-morrow Morning, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to take into Consideration the Revenue, and the constant necessary Charge of supporting the Crown.
Resolved, That it is the Opinion of this Committee, That Sir Robert Howard be directed to bring in such Accounts and Estimates, as, upon the Debate, he should think necessary for the Service of the House in that Consideration.
Resolved, That this House do, To-morrow Morning, at Ten of the Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to take into Consideration the Revenue, and the constant necessary Charge of supporting the Crown.
Resolved, That this House doth agree with the Committee; and doth direct, That Sir Robert Howard do bring in such Accompts and Estimates, as, upon the Debate, he shall think necessary for the Service of the House in that Consideration.
Foreign Protestants Nat.
Punishing Mutiny and Desertion.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Garway, Sir John Lowther, Sir Tho. Lee, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Sir Edw. Harley, Lord Falkland, Sir Christopher Musgrave, Sir H. Goodrick, Sir Wm. Williams, Sir Tho. Clarges, Lord Ranelagh, Mr. Boscowen, Mr. Done, Major Manley, Sir John Guise, Sir Rob. Nappier, Col. Birch, Mr. Somers, Mr. Palmes, Mr. Leveson Gowre, Sir Gilbert Clerke, Sir Fra. Russell, Mr. Harbord, Lord Brand, Sir Rich. Temple, Lord Cornbury, Mr. Paul Foley, Mr. Tho. Foley, Lord Digby, Mr. Russell, Mr. Hervey, Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir Hen. Capell, Sir John Holt, Mr. Grey, Mr. Hamden, Col. Godfrey, Mr. Jepson: And they are to meet To-morrow in the Afternoon, at Four of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.