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, 3 die Januarii; 2° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
RESOLVED, That the humble Address of this House be renewed to his Majesty, by such Members of this House as are of his Majesty's most honourable Privy Council, That he will graciously please to confer upon Mr. Manningham, Chaplain to this House, the next Prebend of Windsor or Westminster, that shall fall.
Trade with France.
Supply Bill; Excise.
|Tellers for the Yeas,||Mr. Herbert,||99.|
|Tellers for the Noes,||Sir Robert Cotton,||88.|
Resolved, That Colonel Austen, Sir Rich. Temple, Sir Wm. Leveson Gower, Sir Edw. Seymour, Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. Jepson, Sir Thom. Littleton, Lord Ranelagh, do immediately withdraw; and prepare a Clause, for that Purpose, to be added to the said appropriating Clause.
Sir Wm. Leveson Gower reports, That the Persons appointed to prepare the said Clause had prepared the same accordingly, with Blanks to be filled up by the House: And he read the same in his Place; and afterwards, delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same was twice read.
Then another Clause was offered, as a Rider; That the said Act should not hinder any Person from Brewing for the Use of his own private Family, who is a Farmer and Manager of Tillage; provided the said Person do not sell any of the said Beer of Ale, so brewed.
Resolved, That the said Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act for granting to their Majesties several additional Duties of Excise upon Beer, Ale, and other Liquors, for Four Years, from the Time that an Act for doubling the Duty of Excise upon Beer, Ale, and other Liquors, during the Space of One Year, doth expire.
Vexatious Suits for acting in Defence of the Kingdom.
Mr. Speaker, We are commanded by the Lords to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to the Amendments made by this House to a Bill, intituled, An Act for preventing vexatious Suits against such as acted for their Majesties Service in Defence of the Kingdom, without any Alteration.
Act of Navigation respecting English Seamen.
And also, That the Lords have agreed to the Bill, intituled, An Act for suspending, during the War with France, that Part of the Act of Navigation, and also that Part of the Act for the Exportation of Corn, which obliges English Ships to sail with English Seamen, with some Amendments: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Supply Bill; Brandy and Low Wines.
And also, That the Lords, have agreed to the Bill, sent up from this House, intituled, An Act for the encouraging the Distilling of Brandy, and Spirits from Corn, and for laying several Duties on Low Wines, or Spirits, of the first Extraction, without any Amendments.
Answer to Address.
Mr. Russell acquaints the House, That he had presented to his Majesty their Address, to issue out his Royal Proclamation, graciously promising a Bounty for the Encouragement of such Seamen as shall come into the Service of the Fleet; and that his Majesty would be pleased to bestow the like Bounty upon such Seamen as are already come into the said Service: And that his Majesty was pleased to answer, That he would take the necessary Care about it.