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, 9 die Februarii ; 4° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
AN ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act to enable Roger Price, Esquire, to sell some Part of his Estate, for Payment of Portions to the Daughters of John Price, Esquire, deceased, was read the Second time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Price, Sir John Dorrell, Mr. Bulkley, Mr. Gwyn, Mr. Morgan, Sir Robert Cotton, Mr. Lutterell, Mr. Boscowen, Colonel Titus, Sir William Yorke, Mr. Hawtry, Sir John Manwaring, Mr. Piggot, Mr. Hobby, Colonel Deane, Mr. Travers, Mr. Lloyd, Sir Richard Hart, Mr. Carter, Mr. England, Mr. Glemham, Mr. Bickerstaffe, Mr. Henley, Mr. Harley, Mr. Bence, Lord Brandon, Mr. Waller, Mr. Speke, Mr. Mansell, Mr. Colt, Mr. Arnold, Mr. Smith, Sir Tho. Dyke, Mr. Fenwick, and all the Members that serve for the Principality of Wales, and for the County of Chester: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Four a Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Ordered, That the Petition of Mary Price, Sidney Price, and Anne Price, by Simon Lloyd, Esquire, their Guardian, formerly presented to the House, and ordered to lie upon the Table till the said Bill was read, be referred to the Consideration of the Committee to whom the said Bill is committed.
Butter and Cheese Trade.
Sir Samuell Bernardiston reported from the Committee to whom the Bill to prevent Abuses in packing and Weighing of Butter and Cheese, was committed, That they had heard the Petitioners, whose Petitions were referred to the Committee; and made some 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 the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were once read throughout; and afterwards a Second time, one by one; and, with some other Amendments proposed to be made, and agreed unto by the House were agreed unto by the House.
Ordered, That the Bill, with the Amendments, be ingrossed.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Miles Cook and Sir Adam Otley;
The Lords have passed a Bill, intituled, An Act for the vesting a Messuage and Lands in Trustees, to be sold for Payment of the Debts of Abraham Hinde, deceased: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Lord Shannon's Estate.
Also the Lords have passed a Bill, intituled, An Act for settling the Estate of Francis Boyle Lord Viscount Shannon, in the Kingdom of Ireland: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Also the Lords have agreed to the Bill, intituled, An Act for the more speedy and effectual Execution of the Trust created by the Will of Henry Bayntun, Esquire, deceased, and for raising a Portion for his Daughter; with some Amendments: To which Amendments they desire the Concurrence of this House.
And then the Messengers withdrew.
Supply Bill; Leasing Duchy of Cornwall.
Mr. Travers reported from the Committee to whom the Bill to enable their Majesties to make Grants, Leases, and Copies of Offices, Lands, and Hereditaments, Parcel of their Duchy of Cornwall, or annexed to the same, and for Confirmation of Leases and Grants already made was committed, That they had made some 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 the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were once read throughout; and then a Second time, one by one; and, with some Amendments proposed to be made, and agreed unto by the House, were agreed unto by the House.
Ordered, That the Bill, with the Amendments, be ingrossed.
Communication from the King respecting Impressing.
Sir Edward Seymour acquaints the House, That he had laid before his Majesty the Letter of the Mayor of Harwich, in Answer to the Order of this House: And his Majesty had been graciously pleased to take Notice of the great Violation of Justice that has been made, in Kidnapping of his Subjects, under the Pretence of Pressing them into foreign Service; and that his Majesty had a very great Resentment, that his Subjects should meet with such Usage; and would take all Care possible for the future to punish the Authors of it: And that, in the first place, his Majesty was pleased to call before him the Officers of the Army; and gave them a strict Charge, That they should receive no Men that were impressed; for, as they themselves had no Power to press, they should not receive any Man that was pressed: And that his Majesty would cause it to be made publick, by having it printed: And that, in the next place, his Majesty gave Orders to the Admiralty to examine the Press Masters that had committed those Abuses; and that there should be such exemplary Punishment inflicted on them, that others should be deterred from doing the like.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That Mr. Northleigh have Leave to go into the Country for Three Weeks, upon extraordinary Occasions.
Ordered, That Mr. Stawell have Leave to go into the Country for Three Weeks, upon extraordinary Occasions.
Commissioners of Accompts.
A Bill for examining, taking, and stating the publick Accompts of the Kingdom, was, according to the Order of the Day, read the First time.
Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.
Colonel Granville, according to the Order of the Day reported from the Committee of the whole House, to whom the ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act for the frequent Calling and Meeting of Parliaments, was committed, the Amendments made by the Committee to the said Bill: The which he read in his Place, with the Coherence; and afterwards delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were once read throughout; and are as followeth; viz.
Press 1. L. 23, 24, leave out "Three Years;" and insert "One Year."
L. 26th and 27th, the same Amendment.
Press 2. L. 7th, leave out, "First Day of January;" and insert "Five-and-twentieth Day of March."
Press 2. L. 9th, leave out "Three;" and insert "Four."
And the said Amendments, being severally read a Second time, were, upon the Question severally put thereupon, agreed unto by the House.
And a Motion being made, and the Question being put, That the Bill be now read the Third time;
The House divided.
The Yeas go forth.
|Tellers for the Yeas,||Mr. Wharton,||200.|
|Tellers for the Noes,||Lord Falkland,||161.|
So it was resolved in the Affirmative.
Then the Bill was read the Third time.
Resolved, That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be agreed to.
Ordered, That Colonel Granville do carry the Bill to the Lords; and acquaint them, That this House hath agreed to the Bill, with some Amendments: To which Amendments this House desires their Lordships Concurrence.
Ordered, That all Committees be adjourned.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight a Clock.