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, 8 die Februarii ; 4° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
SIR Rowland Gwynn reported from the Committee to whom the ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act for confirming the Sale of certain Woodlands in the County of Southampton, and certain Articles of Agreement, made between Isaac Wollaston and Richard Wollaston, Esquires, was committed, That they had made an Amendment 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 the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same was twice read; and agreed unto by the House.
A Bill to enable Tho. Goodwyn, the younger, to sell some Lands, for the Payment of Debts, and to make Provision for his Wife and Children, was read the First time.
Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.
Mr. Serjeant Wogan, according to Order, presented to the House a Bill for the better Regulating of Servants, and preventing Inconveniencies arising by idle and disorderly Servants, and other Persons. And the same was received.
A Bill for encouraging the Trade of Pinmaking, and setting the poor Pinmakers at Work, was read the Second time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Colt, Mr. Biddulph, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Mr. Carter, Sir John Dorrell, Sir Ch. Greenfield, Sir Fr. Molineux, Colonel Perry, Mr. Slater, Mr. Burdett, Lord Cognisby, Mr. Hutchinson, Mr. Bowyer, Mr. Lloyd, Sir Math. Andrewes, Mr. Henly, Mr. Freeman, Sir Jerv. Elwes, Colonel Godfrey, Mr. Foley, Mr. Lutterell, Mr. Christie, Mr. Piggot, Mr. Bockland, Mr. Hill, Mr. Blofield, Mr. Arnold, Mr. Foley, Sir Ra. Dutton, Mr. Hawtry, Mr. Harvey, Mr. Fenwick, Colonel Goldwell, Mr. Gilbert, Sir JohnGuise: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Four of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Privilege- A person discharged from custody.
Joshua Butler was, according to Order, brought to the Bar: Where he, upon his Knees, received a Reprimand from Mr. Speaker.
Ordered, That the said Joshua Butler be discharged out of Custody, paying his Fees.
A Bill for Preservation of the Game against Poachers, was read the Second time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed, upon the Debate of the House, to Sir Henry Goff, Sir Wm. Strickland, Sir John Guise, Sir Jervas Elwes, Mr. White, Sir Robert Davers, Mr. Slater, Colonel Beaumont, Sir Richard Hart, Lord Bellamont, Mr. Hutchinson, Mr. Walpole, Lord Cornbury, Mr. Bickerstaffe, Mr. Fleming, Sir Wm. Lemon, Mr. Price, Mr. Pooley, Sir Tho. Haslerigg, Mr. Biddulph, Mr. Nicholas, Mr. Bowyer, Mr. Chadwick, Mr. Harvey, Mr. Bromley, Mr. Shackerly, Sir Fra. Molyneux, Sir John Kay, Mr. Cooke, Mr. Palmes, Mr. Dyot, Mr. Downey, Mr. Goldwell, Mr. Parkhurst, Mr. Foley, Mr. Waller, Mr. Blofield, Mr. Burdet, Colonel Perry, Mr. Hampden, Sir Ra. Dutton, Mr. Sherrard, Mr. Pa. Foley, Mr. Travers, Mr. Bromley, Mr. Mansell, Lord Digby, Mr. Gwynn, Serjeant Trenchard, Sir Row. Gwynn, Mr. Ramsden, Sir Tho. Mompesson, Mr. Ryder, Mr. Dowdswell, Mr. Shackerly, Mr. Norryes, Mr. England, Sir John Moreton, Sir John Dorrell: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Four a Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That Mr. Wheat have Leave to go into the Country for Three Weeks, upon extraordinary Occasions.
Commissioners of Accompts.
Ordered, That a Bill for examining, taking, and stating the publick Accompts of this Kingdom, be read the First time To-morrow Morning at Ten a Clock.
Timber in New Forest.
A Bill for Increase and Preservation of Timber within the New Forest in the County of Southampton, was read the Second time.
And the Question being put, That the Bill be committed, upon the Debate of the House;
The House divided.
The Yeas go forth.
|Tellers for the Yeas:||Mr. Bickerstaffe,||111.|
|Tellers for the Noes:||Mr. Holt,||126.|
|Sir Wm. Strickland:|
So it passed in the Negative.
Ways and Means.
Then the House, according to the Order of the Day, resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider farther of Ways and Means for raising the Supply to be granted to their Majesties, for the carrying on a vigorous War against France.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Attorney General took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Mr. Attorney General reported from the said Committee, That they had made a farther Progress in the Matter to them referred; and had directed him to move, That they may have Leave to sit again.
Resolved, That this House will, upon Friday Morning next, at Eleven a Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, so consider farther of Ways and Means for raising the Supply to be granted to their Majesties, for the carrying on a vigorous War against France.
Ordered, That the ingrossed Bill for the 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 of this Kingdom, be read the Third time upon Saturday Morning next, at Eleven a Clock.
East India Trade.
Resolved, That this House will, upon Saturday Morning next, after the said Bill is read, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the Bill for preserving, regulating, and establishing the East India Trade.
Punishing Mutiny and Desertion.
Ordered, That the Report from the Committee of the whole House, to whom the Bill for punishing Officers and Soldiers, who shall mutiny, or desert their Majesties Service; and for punishing false Musters; and for Settling and Paying of Quarters; . . . . . . . .be made To-morrow Morning at Ten a Clock.
Resolved, That this House will, upon Monday Morning next, at Ten a Clock, 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, on the Behalf of the Orphans of the said City.
Letter, &c. concerning a Member's Servant.
Sir Thomas Middleton presented to the House a Letter from the Mayor of Harwich, touching Mr. Mansell's Servant; with Two loose Papers: Which were read.
Ordered, That the said Letters and Papers be delivered to Sir Edward Seymour.
And they were delivered accordingly.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight a Clock.