Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 11, 1693-1697. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1803.
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Mercurii, 2 die Januarii;
Registry of Deeds, &c.
ORDERED, That the Bill for registring Memorials of Deeds, Conveyances, and Wills, be read a Second time To-morrow Morning at Eleven a Clock.
Apothecaries exempt from Parish Offices.
A Bill for exempting Apothecaries from serving the Offices of Constable, Scavenger, and other Parish and War Offices, was read a Second time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Sir John Bolles, Sir Gervas Elwes, Sir John Banks, Mr. Smith, Doctor Barbon, Mr. Stonehouse, Mr. Christie, Mr. Hutchinson, Mr. Brewer, Mr. White, Sir Fra. Blake, Mr. Lutterel, Sir Ra. Dutton, Sir Wm. Ellis, Mr. Gwyn, Sir John Manwaring, Sir Wm. Cooper, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Sir Tho. Roberts, Mr. Slater, Lord Coningsby, Mr. Frewen, Sir Tho. Roberts, Mr. Speak, Mr. Taylor, Mr. How, Mr. Thornhaugh, Mr. Hawtry, Mr. Neale, Sir John Fagg, Mr. Stokes, Mr. Clark, Sir John Kay, Sir Fra. Massam, Mr. Waller, Mr. Chase, Mr. Price, Mr. Hungerford, Sir Michael Wharton, Mr. Bale, Mr. Blofeild, Sir Robert Eden, Mr. Ward, Mr. Fuller, Sir John Moreton, Mr. Arnold, Mr. England, Mr. Cook, Mr. Lowther, Mr. Tempest, Mr. Fleming, Mr. Try, Mr. Pendarvis, Mr. Tredenham: And they are meet To-morrow at Four a Clock, in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chambers.
Duties on Paper, &c.
Resolved, That this House will, upon Friday Morning next, at Eleven a Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the Act, made the last Session, for granting to their Majesties several Duties upon Vellum, Parchment, and Paper, for Four Years, for carrying on the War against France.
Resolved, That the said Committee do also take into Consideration the Act, made the last Session, for laying several Duties upon the Tonage of Ships, as it relates to the Isle of Wight, and Town and County of Southampton, and the Town of Portsmouth.
Encouragement of Privateers.
Mr. Gwyn, according to Order, presented to the House, a Bill for the better Encouragement of Privateers: And the same was received.
The Bill was read the First time.
Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.
Ways and Means.
A Motion being made, and the Question being put, That this House will, To-morrow Morning at Eleven a Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider further of Ways and Means for raising the Supply to be granted to his Majesty, for carrying on the War against France with Vigour;
The House divided.
The Yeas go forth.
|Tellers for the Yeas,||
Sir Fra. Blake:
|Tellers for the Noes,||
Sir John Bolles,
Sir Edward Hussey
So it was resolved in the Affirmative.
Supply Bill; Land Tax.
The House, according to the Order of the Day, resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the Bill for granting an Aid of Four Shillings in the Pound, for One Year, for carrying on the War against France with Vigour.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Sir Thomas Littleton took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Sir Thomas Littleton reported, That the said Committee had made some Progress in the Bill to them committed; and had directed him to move, That they may have Leave to fit again.
Resolved, That this House will, upon Saturday Morning next, at Eleven a Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider further of the said Bill.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Nine a Clock.