Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 10, 1688-1693. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Jovis, 2 die Februarii ; 4° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
Sheibell's, &c. Nat.
Sir John Manwaring reported from the Committee to whom the ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act to enable Richard Walthall, Esquire, to sell Lands for the Payment of Portions and Debts, was committed, That they had examined and considered the same; and had directed him to report the same, without any Amendments: And he delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table.
A Bill to enable Sir Tho. Wroth, Baronet, to make a Jointure and Settlement upon his Marriage, and to make a Provision for his Sister, notwithstanding his being under the Age of Twenty-one Years, was read the Second time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Clark, Mr. Freke, Mr. Smith, Mr. Portman, Mr. Palmer, Mr. Cooke, Mr. How, Mr. Lassells, Colonel Deane, Sir Cha. Raleigh, Mr. Boyle, Sir Fra. Molineux, Mr. Pollen, Mr. Goldwell, Mr. Harley, Mr. Hedger, Mr. England, Mr. Gee, Mr. Slater, Mr. Brewer, Mr. Fenwick, Mr. Willmot, Mr. Colt, Mr. Etterick, Mr. Harley, Mr. Holt, Sir Wm. Honeywood, Sir John Key, Mr. Pawlet, and all the Members that serve for the Counties of Devon and Somerset: And they are to meet this Afternoon, at Four a Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Trade in Cities, &c.
Mr. Fenwick reported from the Committee, to whom the Bill to prevent the Decay of Trade in Cities, Corporations, and Market Towns, was committed, That they had considered the several Petitions to them referred, and 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 afterwards a Second time, one by one; and, upon the Question severally put thereupon, agreed unto by the House.
|Tellers for the Yeas:||Mr. Arnold,||138.|
|Tellers for the Noes:||Mr. Goldwell,||199.|
|Tellers for the Yeas:||Sir Walt. Young,||230.|
|Sir Ralph Carr:|
|Tellers for the Noes:||Sir S. Barnardiston,||130.|
|Sir Rob. Cotton:|
Ordered, That Sir Christopher Musgrave, Lord Brand Gerrard, Mr. How, Colonel Granville, Lord Norries, Colonel Earle, Mr. Kinaston, Colonel Trelawney, Colonel Perry, Mr. Tredenham, Mr. Dolben, Mr. Pitts, be added to the Committee to whom the Bill for prohibiting the Use of all Lotteries, is committed.
Privilege-Pressing a Members Servant.
A Complaint being made to this House, That one Thomas Gwillim, a Servant to Mr. Mansell, a Member of this House, coming in his Livery to receive his Letters, was pressed, and shipped off for Harwich, to go into Flanders;
Ordered, That the Mayor of Harwich do search all Transport Ships, Packet Boats, and all other Ships in that Harbour, for the said Thomas Gwillim; and, if he find, him, that he do take him thereout, and send him to the said Mr. Mansell; and that he do send a particular Account to this House, where, and in whose Hands, or Power, he shall find the said Thomas Gwillim; and do also examine him, and transmit the Examination to this House.
Ways and Means.
Resolved, That this House will, To-morrow Morning at Ten a Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider further of Ways and Means for raising the Supply to be granted to their Majesties, for the carrying on a vigorous War against France.
Call of the House.
Ordered, That the House be called over upon this Day Sevennight, at Ten a Clock: And that such Members as have not had Leave to be absent, who shall not then attend the Service of this House, be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House: And that such Members who have had Leave to be absent, and whose Time shall be then expired, and shall not then attend, be likewise sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms.
East India Trade.
Resolved, That this House will, upon Saturday Morning next, at Nine 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