Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 10, 1688-1693. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Mercurii, 23 die Decembris; 3° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have passed a Bill, intituled, An Act to enable the Sale of several Lands for Payment of the Debts and Legacies of Maurice Shelton, and others; and for settling other Lands, instead of them: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
And also a Bill, intituled, An Act for the more speedy Payment of the Debts of Eliza. Curtis, Widow, late deceased, and Performance of an Agreement touching the same, made between Charles Curtis in his Life-time, and Edward Erle, according to a Decree in the High Court of Chancery: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Earl of Winchelsea's Estate.
And also a Bill, intituled, An Act for the enabling the Right honourable Charles Earl of Winchelsea, to settle a Jointure upon any Wife he shall marry during his Minority: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
And also a Bill, intituled, An Act for Sale of the Manor of Manworthy, with its Appurtenances, in the County of Devon, being the Lands and Estate of Nicholas Martyn, Esquire, by Trustees herein after named, for Payment of the Debts of the said Nicholas Martyn: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
French Bay Salt.
Mr. Carter reported from the Committee to whom the ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act to vest certain Messuages, Lands, and Tenements, in Thorpe, Langton, and elsewhere in the County of Leicester, in Trustees, to be sold, for the Payment of the Debts of Richard Roberts, Esquire, and for raising Portions for his Daughters, was committed, That they had directed him to report to the House, That they had agreed to the Bill, without any Amendments. And he delivered the same in at the Table.
Exporting Bullion, &c.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That the Chairman of the Committee of Privileges and Elections do report the Matter touching the Election of Banbury, with the other Reports of Elections in the County of Oxford, upon Tuesday Morning next.
Punishment of Offenders.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed, upon the Debate of the House, to Mr. Bedding feild, Sir Sam. Bernardiston, Mr. Gwyn, Mr. Waller, Serjeant Trenchard, Sir Tho. Haslerigg, Sir Christopher Musgrave, Mr. Smith, Mr. Biddolph, Sir Rob. Henly, Sir Rob. Sawyer, Serjeant Wogan, Mr. Thornhaugh, Mr. Windham, Mr. Buscawen, Mr. Fenwick, Mr. Burdett, Mr. Lutterell, Mr. Kenyon, Mr. Blowfeild, Mr. Leving, Sir Rob. Cotton, Sir Ralph Dutton, Sir Wm. Cook, Mr. Brewer, Mr. Cook, Mr. Bromley, Mr. Perry, Mr. Mountague, Mr. England, Mr. Fuller, Mr. Hutchinson, and all the Gentlemen of the Long Robe: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Four of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Leave of Absence.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed, upon the Debate of the House, to Mr. Dalben, Mr. Slater, Serjeant Wogan, Mr. Hutchinson, Mr. Fenwick, Sir Jerv. Elwes, Lord Eland, Sir Wm. Honywood, Sir Christopher Musgrave, Mr. Ash, Mr. Leving, Mr. England, Mr. Christie, Mr. Bromley, Mr. Clarke, Mr. Biddolph, Mr. Gwyn, Lord Castleton, Mr. Etterick, Sir Cha. Sidley, Sir Tho. Haslerig, Mr. Waller, Mr. Bedding feild, Mr. Kenyon, Mr. Burdett, Mr. Buscawen, Mr. White, Sir Peter Colliton, Mr. Smith, Mr. Fuller, Colonel Titus, Mr. Greenfeild, Serjeant Trenchard, Mr. Ryder, and all the Gentlemen of the Long Robe: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Four of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Privilege of a Member in a Suit.
Tryals for Treason.
Commissioners of Accompts.
East India Company.
The Governor acquainted the Generality with the Occasion of their present Meeting; which was, to communicate unto them the Votes of the honourable House of Commons assembled in Parliament, made the Eighteenth Instant:
2. That the said Security be either by the Company's Common Seal, as hath been always done, or by every particular Adventurer's personal Obligation for his own Stock, or by so many of the principal Adventurers as shall be approved of for the full Value of the Company's Stock, as it is given in to the honourable House; so as the said principal Adventurers may be secured by the Stock of the rest of the Adventurers, by a Clause in the Act to be passed.
The House being informed, that the Election for the Borough of Chippenham in the County of Wilts hath been over a considerable time; but that the Sheriff hath not yet made a Return into the Crown Office;
Supply Bill; Land Tax.
Ordered, That the ingrossed Bill for granting to their Majesties the Sum of Sixteen hundred fifty-one thousand Seven hundred and Two Pounds, towards carrying on a vigorous War against France, be read the Third time To-morrow Morning.