House of Commons Journal Volume 11: 16 March 1694

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Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 11, 1693-1697. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1803.

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Veneris, 16 die Martii;

6° Gulielmi et Mariæ.


A Member discharged from Custody.

ORDERED, That Sir Francis Winington, in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, for absenting himself from his Service in Parliament, be discharged out of Custody, paying his Fees.

A. Turner's Estate.

An ingrossed Bill, from the Lords, intituled, An Act to enable the Trustees of Alice Turner Widow, and her Children, to make Sale of certain Houses and Ground in or near Lincoln's-Inn-Fields, in the County of Middlesex, during the Minority of the younger Children, was read the Third time.

Resolved, That the Bill do pass.

Ordered, That Mr. Waller do carry the Bill to the Lords, and acquaint them, That this House hath agreed to the same, with an Amendment: To which Amendment they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

Beverley's Estate.

An ingrossed Bill, from the Lords, intituled, An Act for vesting in Trustees the Estate late of Sir James Beverley in Huntingtonshire, to be sold, was read the First time.

Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.

African Company.

The House proceeded to take into Consideration the Report from the Committee, to whom the Petition of the Royal African Company of England was referred:

And the First Resolution of the said Committee was read.

Resolved, That the further Consideration of the said Report be adjourned until Tuesday Morning next.

Supply Bill; Duties on Salt, &c.

Sir Thomas Littleton, according to the Order of the Day, reported from the Committee of the whole House, to whom the Bill for granting to their Majesties certain, Rates and Duties upon Salt, and upon Beer, Ale, and other Liquors, for securing certain Recompences and Advantages, in the said Bill mentioned, to such Persons as shall voluntarily advance the Sum of Ten hundred thousand Pounds, towards carrying on the War against France, was committed, That they had considered the same, and the Petitions to them referred; and had made severa Amendments, and added several Clauses to the Bill; which they had directed him to report to the House; and which he read in his Place; and afterwards delivered in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were once read thoughout.

And the said Amendments, and several of the Clauses, being severally read a Second time, one by one, were with some Amendments, agreed unto by the House.

An Exception being taken, That several long Clauses were brought in to the said Committee; and also several Clauses brought in, in the same Paper, as if the same was one Clause; and admitted by the said Committee, and directed to be reported to the House;

Ordered, That Sir Chr. Musgrave, Mr. Mountague, Sir Tho. Clarges, Sir Edward Seymour, Mr. Harley, Mr. Foley, do prepare, and bring in, an Entry, upon the Debate of the House, to be made in the Journal relating thereunto.

A Motion being made, and the Question being put, That the House do now adjourn;

The House divided.

The Noes go forth.

Tellers for the Yeas, Colonel Cornwall,
Mr. Boyle:
Tellers for the Noes, Mr. Wharton,
Sir John Manwaring:

So it passed in the Negative.

Ordered, That the further Consideration of and Debate of, the said Report be adjourned until To-morrow Morning, Eleven a Clock.


Ordered, That all Committees be adjourned.

And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Nine a Clock.