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, 10 die Februarii ; 4° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
AN ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act to enable Trustees to sell Part of the Lands and Tenements of Math. Pitt. . . ., and Robert Pitt, Gentlemen, for Payment of Debts; and to settle the rest of their Lands upon the said Math. and Robert Pitt, and the Wife of the said Robert and their Issue; was read the Second time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed, to Mr. Serjeant Trenchard, Sir Edward Phillips, Mr. Waller, Mr. Cooke, Mr. Henley, Mr. Lloyd, Mr. Baile, Mr. Speke, Mr. Hobby, Mr. Lutterell, Mr. Sandford, Lord Digby, Mr. Clarke, Mr. Arnold, Sir Richard Hart, Mr. Brewer, Mr. Blofield, Sir John Dorrell, Sir Wm. Lemon, Mr. Holt, Mr. Thornhaugh, Mr. England, Mr. Burdet, Sir Robert Cotton; and all the Members that serve for the Counties of Dorset, Somerset, and Wilts: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Four a Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.
A Bill to make navigable the River Salwerp in the County of Worcester, and Brooks adjoining, was read the First time.
Resolved, That the Bill be read the Second time.
Ordered, That the Report from the Committee of Elections and Privileges, touching the Election for the County of Essex, be made upon Tuesday Morning next, at Eleven a Clock.
An ingrossed Bill for the better Discovery of Judgments in the Courts of King's Bench, Common Pleas, and Exchequer, was read the Third time.
An Amendment was proposed to be made to the Bill, Press last, L. *, by leaving out "Two," and inserting, "Four:"
And the same was, upon the Question put thereupon, agreed unto by the House.
Resolved, That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act for the better Discovery of Judgments in the Courts of King's Bench, Common Pleas, and Exchequer.
Ordered, That Mr. Waller do carry the Bill to the Lords; and desire their Concurrence thereunto.
Delays at Quarter Sessions.
An ingrossed Bill to prevent the Delay of Proceedings at the Quarter Sessions, was read the Third time.
Resolved, That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act to prevent the Delay of Proceedings at the Quarter Sessions.
Ordered, That Sir Joseph Tredenham do carry the Bill to the Lords; and desire their Concurrence thereunto.
Leave of Absence.
A Motion being made, and the Question being put, That Mr. Piggot have Leave to go into the Country for Three Weeks, upon extraordinary Occasions.
The House divided.
The Yeas go forth.
|Tellers for the Yeas,||Sir Edward Hussey,||60.|
|Sir John Dorrell:|
|Tellers for the Noes,||Sir S. Bernadiston,||35.|
So it was resolved in the Affirmative.
Ordered, That Mr. Fenwick, Mr. Serjeant Trenchard, Sir Jos. Tredenham, be added, to the Committee to whom the ingrossed Bill to enable Roger Price, Esquire, to sell some Part of his Estate, for Payment of Portions to the Daughters of John Price, Esquire, deceased, is committed.
Call of the House.
Ordered, That the House be called over upon Thursday Morning next.
Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill for the better Governing and Regulating of Vestries: And that Sir John Guise do prepare and bring in the same.
A Bill for reviving, continuing, and explaining several Laws expired, and near expiring, was read the Second time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed, upon the Debate of the House, to Mr. Clarke, Mr. Stokes, Colonel Titus, Mr. Arnold, Mr. Mountague, Mr. Hopkins, Sir Tho. Clarges, Sir Edward Seymour, Mr. Gwynn, Mr. Bockenham, Mr. Bowyer, Mr. Blofield, Mr. Sandford, Mr. White, Sir Chr. Musgrave, Mr. Mansell, Mr. Hutchinson, Mr. How, Captain Lutterell, Sir John Dorrell, Mr. Thornhaugh, Mr. Trelawny, Mr. Palmer, Mr. Bromley, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Mr. Freke, Sir Walt. Young, Mr. Fawkes, Mr. Waller, Sir Rob. Cotton, Mr. Bickerstaffe, Mr. Foley, Colonel Beaumont, Sir John Knight, Mr. Slater, Sir John Key, Mr. Dyot, Mr. Balch, Serjeant Wogan, Mr. Beare, Sir Fr. Molyneux, Sir John Moreton, Mr. Price, Mr. Attorney General, Mr. Cook, Mr. England, Mr. Smith, Sir Cha. Raleigh, Mr. Wyndham, Colonel Granville, Mr. Fenwick, Colonel Goldwell, Mr. Harley; and all the Members that are of the Long Robe: 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 Committee, That they do consider of the Penalties that are upon such as export Wool; and to alter or add to the same, as they shall see convenient.
A Motion being made, and the Question being put, That it be an Instruction to the Committee, That Bridgwater be a Port to receive Wool from Ireland;
It passed in the Negative.
A Message from the Lords, by Mr. Justice Gregory and Mr. Baron Turton;
The Lords have agreed to the Amendments made by this House to the Bill, intituled, An Act for the frequent Calling and Meeting of Parliaments.
And then the Messengers withdrew.
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. Serjeant Trenchard took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Mr. Serjeant Trenchard reported from the said Committee, That they had made a further Progress in the Matter to them referred; and had directed him to move the House, That they may have Leave to sit again.
Resolved, That this House will, To-morrow Morning, at Eleven a Clock, resolve 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.
Ordered, That the ingrossed Bill for continuing Part of the Act, 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 Monday Morning next, at Eleven a Clock.
East India Trade.
Resolved, That this House will, 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.
Resolved, That this House will, upon Tuesday Morning next, after the Report touching the Election for the County of Essex is over, 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 Orphans of the said City.
Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, for making out a new Writ for the electing a Citizen to serve in this present Parliament for the City of London, in the room of Sir William Turner, deceased.
Ordered, That all Committees be revived.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight a Clock.