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, 14 die Januarii; 4° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
AN ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act to enable Sir Geo. Parker, of Ratton in the County of Sussex, Baronet, to make a Settlement upon his Marriage, notwithstanding his Minority, was read the Third time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Goldwell, Sir Tho. Robinson, Sir Tho. Dyke, Sir John Moreton, Sir Jerv. Elwes, Mr. Lutterell, Mr. Campion, Mr. Hutchinson, Mr. Tayler, Sir Wm. Honeywood, Mr. Christy, Mr. Cook, Mr. Waller, Mr. Blowfield, Mr. Bockenham, Mr. England, Mr. Wilmot, Sir John Dorrell, Mr. Thornhaugh, Mr. Freeman, Mr. Fuller, Mr. Bennet, Mr. Chetwyn, Mr. Greenfield, Mr. Davenant, Mr. Stokes, Mr. Slater, Mr. Dyott, Sir John Bolles, Sir Fr. Guibon, Colonel Deane, and all the Members that serve for the Counties of Norfolk and Suffolk: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Four a Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber. And it is to be an Instruction to the said Committee, That they do examine into the Value of the Timber upon the Estate in the Bill mentioned.
An 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 Shapwick in the County of Dorsett, was read the Third time.
An ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act for the rectifying a Mistake in a certain Act of this present Parliament, passed in the Year 1691, intituled, An Act to vest certain Lands of William Molyneux, Gentleman, in Trustees, for raising the Sum of Two thousand Pounds, for paying the Portions to his younger Brother and Sisters, pursuant to a Decree in the Court of Chancery, was read the Third time.
Ordered, That Mr. Greenfield do carry the Bill to the Lords; and acquaint them, That this House hath agreed to the same, with some Amendments; to which Amendments this House desires their Lordships Concurrence.
Leave of Absence.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That the Bill for the Encouragement of the Woolen Manufactures be read the Second time upon Thursday Morning next: And that afterwards the Report be made from the Committee to whom the Bill for continuing Part of the Act of Parliament made in the First Year of their Majesties Reign, for the better preventing the Exportation of Wool, and encouraging the Woolen Manufactures, was committed.
Supply Bill; Excise.
Then the House, according to the Order of the Day, resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the 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.
Mr. Attorney General reports from the said Committee, That they had made some Progress in the Bill to them committed; and that they had directed him to move the House, That they may have Leave to sit again.
East India Trade.
Resolved, That this House will, upon Tuesday Morning next, at Eleven a Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider further of the Bill for preserving, regulating, and establishing the East India Trade.
Resolved, That this House will, upon Wednesday 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 Custom-house, and giving a Recompence to the Crown for the same.
Timber in New Forest.
Resolved, That this House will, upon Friday 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 City.