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, 15 die Februarii; 4° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
MR. Goldwell reports from the Committee to whom the ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act to enable Henry Halsted to make a Lease for the Improvement of his Prebend of Ealdstreete in the Church of St. Paul, in London, was committed, That they had agreed upon an Amendment to be made to the Bill; which they had directed him to report to the House: And which he read in his Place, with the Coherence; and afterwards delivered in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same was read; and is as followeth; viz.
An ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act for the enabling Vincent Grantham, Esquire, to lease Part of his Manor of Golthoe in Licolnshire, for raising Monies to pay Portions, and Debts charged thereupon, was read the Third time.
Mr. Price reports from the Committee to whom the ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act for the Settling of certain Messuages, Mills, Lands, and Tenements, in the County of Merioneth, upon certain Trustees, to be sold or mortgaged towards the Payment of the Debts of William Vaughan and Jenkin Vaughan, Esquires, deceased, was committed, That they had considered the Bill; and had directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendments. And he delivered the Bill in at the Table.
Trade in Cities, &c.
Supply Bill; Poll Tax.
Mr. Solicitor General, according to the Order of the Day, reports the Amendments made by the Committee of the whole House, to whom the Bill for a Quarterly Poll, was committed: The which he read in his Place, with the Coherence; and afterwards delivered in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were once read throughout; and then a Second time, one by one; and, upon the Question severally put thereupon, were, with some other Amendments made, agreed unto by the House.
Another Clause was offered to be added to the Bill, That one Act made the Second Year of their Majesties Reign, intituled, An Act for appointing Commissioners to examine, take, and state the Publick Accompts, be continued unto the Twenty-fifth Day of April 1693; and the like Allowances for the Clerks, and the Commissioners, named in the said Act, other than such of them as are now Commissioners for executing the Office of Lord High Admiral: And that the rest of the said Commissioners, or any Four of them, shall and may execute all the Powers in the said Act contained: And that the said Commissioners, or any Four of them, have hereby Power to take an Accompt of all Monies that have been, or shall be, given in this present Session.
|Tellers for the Yeas,||Colonel Granvile,||145.|
|Tellers for the Noes,||Sir John Guise,||104.|
Another Clause was offered to be added to the Bill, That, for the better enabling their Majesties to carry on the War against France, all Salaries, Fees and Perquisites, of all Offices and Employments whatsoever under the Crown; except only Five hundred Pounds per Annum to be allowed to the respective Officers, out of their respective Fees, Salaries and Perquisites; and also, except the Salaries, Fees and Perquisites, of the Speaker of the House of Commons, the Lords Commissioners of the Custody of the Great Seal of England, the Judges, all Foreign Ministers, and Commission Officers in their Majesties Fleet and Army, for or in respect of their said Offices; be, during the present War against France, applied only for the more effectual prosecuting the said War, and to no other Use or Purpose whatsoever.
|Tellers for the Yeas,||Colonel Cornewall,||101.|
|Tellers for the Noes,||Mr. Cary,||66.|