Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 10, 1688-1693. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Lunæ, 20 die Februarii ; 5° Gullielmi et Mariæ.
Butter and Cheese Trade.
The Lords have agreed to the Bill, intituled, An Act to prevent Abuses committed by the Traders in Butter and Cheese; with some Amendments: To which Amendments they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Boscowen, Sir Bourch. Wray, Mr. Gwyn, Mr. Chetwynd, Mr. Arnold, Colonel Perry, Colonel Roll, Mr. Blowfield, Mr. Biddulph, Mr. Waller, Mr. Ellyot, Mr. Clarke, Mr. Trelawney, Mr. Lutterell, Sir Rob. Cotton Mr. Foley, Sir Sam. Bernadiston, Mr. Fenwick, Mr. Cooke, Mr. Dyot, Mr. Sandford, Mr. Smith, Mr. Hedger, Colonel Trelawney, Mr. Lloyd, Mr. Roberts, Mr. Osborne, and all the Members that serve for the Counties of Devon, Dorset, and Cornwall: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Four a Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: And are impowered to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Mr. Attorney General, according to the Order of the Day, reported from the Committee to whom the Bill for reviving, continuing, and explaining several Laws expired, and near expiring, 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 several of them were severally read a Second time, one by one; and, upon the Question severally put thereupon, agreed unto by the House.
|Tellers for the Yeas,||Sir Walter Young,||81.|
|Mr. Foley junior:|
|Tellers for the Noes,||Sir Jo. Tredenham,||110.|
|Tellers for the Yeas,||Mr. Goldwell,||99.|
|Tellers for the Noes,||Sir Sa. Bernadiston,||80.|
Supply Bill; Impositions on Merchandize.
Then a Clause was offered to be added to the Bill, That no Collector or Officer of the Customs shall in anywise endeavour to persuade any Elector to give, or dissuade him from giving his Vote for any Person to serve in Parliament, under the like Penalties to be inflicted on the Excisemen in like Cases.
A Clause was offered to be added to the Bill, That it shall not extend to foreign Stores sold to the Use of their Majesties, by Contract with the Navy Board, before the First of January 1692, upon Certificate from the Commissioners of the Navy, and the Oath of the Importer of such foreign Stores, of the Truth of the said Contract; and that he will deliver the same to their Majesties Stores, pursuant thereto.
Another Clause was offered to be added to the Bill, That all Vessels taking in Loading for London in any Port within the Counties of Essex or Kent, of the Growth of those Counties, shall be suffered to pass, by Transire, to and from London, so as the same are not charged with any Custom; for which the Master shall pay, as is customary for Transire.
Commissioners of Accompts.
Colonel Granville, according to the Order of the Day, reported from the Committee of the whole House, to whom the Bill for examining, taking, and stating the publick Accompts of the Kingdom, 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.
Prohibiting Trade with France.
Resolved, That this House will, To-morrow Morning after the said Bill is read, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the Bill for continuing the Acts for prohibiting all Trade and Commerce with France, and for the Encouraging of Privateers.