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, 18 die Februarii ; 5° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
AN ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act for vesting the Manors of Barcrofts, otherwise Thonock, otherwise Low Thonock, Hinton, otherwise Hengton, and other Lands in the County of Lincolne, Isle of Elye, and Counties of Cambridge and Norfolke, in Trustees, for Payment of the Debts of Tho. Towers, Esquire, and making Provision for his Wife and Daughter, was read the First time.
An ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act for the Sale of such Interest as Thomas Bromhall, an Infant, hath in the Office of the Warden of the Fleet, and in Thirteen Houses adjoining, and in an Office of the Custody and Keeping of the Palace of Westminster, for the more effectual Payment of Debts, was read the First time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Tho. Foley, Sir Chr. Greenfield, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Sir Robert Cotton, Colonel Perrey, Mr. Hungerford, Lord Ranelagh, Mr. Colt, Mr. Gwynn, Mr. Dyot, Mr. Chetwyn, Mr. Bromley, Mr. Goldwell, Mr. Fenwick, Mr. Christy, Mr. Harley, Mr. Chadwick, Mr. Travers, Mr. Hedger, Mr. Bowyer, Mr. Lutterell, Mr. White, Mr. P. Foley, Mr. Slater, Mr. Hawtry, Mr. Colemer, Mr. Blowfield, Mr. Norryes, Mr. Arnold, Mr. Hedger, Mr. Bickerstaff, Sir John Bolles, Mr. Roberts, Mr. Lloyd, Mr. Foley junior, and all the Members for the Counties of Worcester and Gloucester: And they are to meet at Four of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Mr. Goldwell reported from the Committee, to whom the Bill for Preservation of the Game against Poachers, was committed, That they 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 then a Second time, one by one; and, upon the Question severally put thereupon, agreed unto by the House.
Leave of Absence.
|Tellers for the Yeas,||Sir Robert Cotton,||113.|
|Tellers for the Noes,||Mr. Foster,||72.|
Supply Bill; Impositions on Merchandize.
Mr. Attorney General, according to the Order of the Day, reported from the Committee of the whole House, to whom the Bill for granting to their Majesties several additional Impositions upon Merchandize, was committed, the Amendments made, by the said Committee, to the said Bill: The 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: And some other Amendments were made by the House.
Then a Clause was offered to be added to the Bill, That all Duties charged by the Act on Amber Beads, Amber-rough, Coral, and all Cowries, shall be repaid to the Merchant exporting the same, within Three Years after Importation thereof.
Ordered, That a Clause of Loan and Appropriation be prepared, and brought in: And that Sir Thomas Clarges, Mr. Finch, Mr. Attorney General, Lord Falkland, Sir Chr. Musgrave, Mr. Chancellor of Exchequer, do prepare and bring in the same.
Mr. Clark reports, That the Members appointed to withdraw, and prepare a Clause touching Excisemen, had prepared a Clause accordingly; which they had directed him to present to the House: And he read the same in his Place; and then he delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same was twice read; and, upon the Question put thereupon, agreed unto by the House to be made Part of the Bill.
Then a Clause was offered to be added to the Bill, That all the Commissioners and Custom-house Officers shall take their Oaths for their faithful Execution of their several Trusts; and that they will not take any other Reward than their lawful Fees.