Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 10, 1688-1693. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Martis, 7 die Martii; 5° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
Crown Office Proceedings.
Privilege- a person discharged from custody.
Supply Bill; charging Joint Stocks, &c.
Then the House, according to the Order of the Day, resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the Bill for laying several Impositions upon the East India Company's Stock, and other Stocks, and for continuing certain Impositions upon several Goods and Merchandize.
King appoints to be attended.
Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer acquainted this House, That the Members that are of his Majesty's most honourable Privy Council having, according to the Order of this House, waited upon his Majesty to know his Pleasure, when he would be attended by this House, his Majesty was pleased to appoint Thursday next in the Afternoon, at Half an Hour after Four a Clock, in the Banqueting House at Whitehall.
Precedents of Members absent beyond the Seas.
Ordered, That the Report from the Committee to whom it was referred to search Precedents what the House hath done, in case where any of their Members have been employed in Foreign Service beyond the Seas, or any Members have otherwise been absent from the Service of the House, be made To-morrow Morning at Eleven a Clock.
Resolved, That this House will, To-morrow, after the said Report is over, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider further of the Bill for Satisfaction of the Debts due to the Orphans of the City of London.
Ordered, That Sir Wm. Strickland, Lord Bellamont, Mr. Palmes, Sir Ra. Dutton, be added to the Committee to whom the Bill for the Importation of Salpetre, notwithstanding the Act of Navigation, is committed.