Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 10, 1688-1693. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Veneris, 13 die Januarii; 4° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
MR. Christy reported from the Committee to whom the ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act to enable William Wake, Gentleman, and William Wake, Doctor in Divinity, to make Leases for Lives or Years within the Manor of Shapwicke in the County of Dorset, was committed, That they had considered the same; and had directed him to report the same to the House without any Amendments: And he delivered the same in at the Table.
Justice in Wales.
A Bill for the better Execution of Justice in the Principality of Wales, was read the Second time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Harley, Mr. Lutterell, Mr. Brewer, Mr. Preston, Mr. Waller, Mr. Pollen, Sir Rowl. Gwyn, Sir Ro. Puleston, Mr. Hutchinson, Mr. Foley, Mr. Serjeant Trenchard, Sir Mat. Andrews, Mr. Price, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Mr. Bedding feild, Lord Conningsby, Mr. Colt, Mr. Christy, Mr. Bulkly, Mr. Mansell, Mr. Devereux, Mr. Slater, Mr. Freeman, Colonel Titus, Sir Step. Evans, Mr. Boscawen, Mr. Piggott, Sir S. Bernardiston, Sir Robert Cotton, Mr. White, Sir Christopher Musgrave, Mr. Fenwick, Sir Fr. Wynnington, Sir Richard Temple, Mr. Hampden; and all the Members that serve for the Principality of Wales: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Four a Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.
A Petition of Thomas Marryott, Clerk of the Pleas, of the Court of Exchequer, and of the Attornies and Clerks in the Office of Pleas in the said Court, was presented to the House and read; setting forth, That * * * *.
Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Petition be referred to the Committee to whom the said Bill is committed.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That Sir Charles Bloys, have Leave to go into the Country, his Lady being very ill.
Ordered, That Mr. Dawney, in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms for absenting himself from his Service in this House, be discharged out of Custody, paying his Fees.
Mr. Bathurst reported from the Committee to whom the Bill for the settling a Jointure on the Wife of Anthony Danby, Esquire, and for making Provision for his Brother and younger Children, and for Payment of Debts, was committed, That they had made several Amendments 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 were once read throughout; and then a Second time, one by one; and, upon the Question severally put thereupon, agreed unto by the House.
Ordered, That the Bill with the Amendments, be ingrossed.
Wye and Lugg Navigation.
A Bill for making the Rivers of Wye and Lugg navigable, was read the Second time.
And the Question being put, That the Bill be committed;
The House divided.
The Yeas go forth.
|Tellers for the Yeas,||Lord Coningsby,||107.|
|Sir Row. Gwynn:|
|Tellers for the Noes,||Sir John Guise,||118.|
So it passed in the Negative.
A Bill for reviving a former Law, for Repairing of Highways in the County of Hertford, was read the First time.
Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.
Commissioners of Accompts.
Col. Granville, according to Order, presented to the House, a Bill for examining, taking, and stating the publick Accompts of the Kingdom. And the same was received.
Mr. Fenwick reported from the Committee to whom the Bill for taking of Special Bails in the Country upon Actions and Suits depending in the Courts of King's Bench, Common Pleas, and Exchequer, at Westminster, was committed, That they had made several Amendments 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 were once read throughout; and then a Second time, one by one; and, upon the Question severally put thereupon, agreed unto by the House.
Ordered, That the Bill, with the Amendments, be ingrossed.
Punishing Mutiny and Desertion.
A Bill for the Punishing of Officers and Soldiers who shall mutiny, or desert their Majesties Service, and for punishing false Musters, and Settling and Payment of Quarters, was read the First time.
Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.
Supply Bill; Excise.
A Bill for settling a Fund of Seventy thousand Pounds per Annum, out of the Excise, for paying the Interest of a Million of Money to be raised, by voluntary Payments, before the Twenty-fourth of June 1693, the Principal paid in to be sunk, and the Persons paying in the same to receive, during their Lives, their respective Proportions of the said Seventy thousand Pounds per Annum, with the Advantage of Survivorship, was read the Second time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House. And it is to be an Instruction to the said Committee, That they have Power to fill up the Blank which relates to the Fund to be annually divided amongst the Contributors, so as to encourage the advancing the Money to be raised by the said Bill.
Resolved, That this House will, To-morrow Morning at Eleven a Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the said Bill.
Resolved, That this House will, upon Tuesday Morning next, at Ten a Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the Bill for transferring the Collection of the Duty of Aulnage to the Customhouse, and giving a Recompence to the Crown for the same; and nothing to intervene.
Ordered, That the List of the Pensions, formerly presented to the House from the Lords Commissioners of the Treasury, be read upon Wednesday Morning next.
Resolved, That this House will, upon Thursday Morning next, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the Petition of the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Commonalty of the City of London, touching the Debts due to the Orphans of the said City.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight a Clock.