Lunæ, 13 die Novembris;
5° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
Call of the House.
ORDERED, That the House be called over upon
Monday Morning next; and that such Members of
this House as shall not then attend the Service of the
House, be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms.
Miscarriages of the Fleet.
Then the Order of the Day, for taking into Consideration
his Majesty's gracious Speech to both Houses, was read.
And his Majesty's Speech being read,
Resolved, Nemine contradicente, That this House will
support their Majesties, and their Governement; and will,
on Wednesday Morning next, at Ten a Clock, enquire into
the Miscarriages of the Fleet the last Summer; and take
into their consideration the Preservation of the Trade of
Papers respecting it.
Ordered, That the Commissioners of the Admiralty
(who are Members of this House) do, on Wednesday
Morning next, inform this House why the Streights Fleet
was stopt till the main Fleet went out.
Ordered, That the said Commissioners do also lay before this House Copies of all Instructions and Orders to
the Fleet the last Summer.
Ordered, That they do also lay before this House the
Number of Ships for the Line of Battle, and of the Convoys and Cruisers, and their several Stations, for the last
Ordered, That the Admirals, that commanded the Fleet
the last Summer, and Sir George Rooke, do attend this
House on Wednesday Morning next.
Ordered, That the Turkey Company, or such as they
shall appoint, do attend this House upon Wednesday
Ordered, That the Admirals, who are to attend this
House on Wednesday next, do bring with them the Results
of the several Councils of War, held pursuant to the Instructions they received.
A Motion being made for a Supply to be granted to
their Majesties, for Maintenance of the Fleet.
Resolved, Nemine contradicente, That this House will,
upon Thursday Morning next, at Ten a Clock, resolve
itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of
the said Motion.
Money given for Naval Services.
Ordered, That the Commissioners for taking the publick Accounts do, on Thursday Morning next, lay before
this House a State of what Money has been given by this
House, for the Maintenance of the Fleet during the War,
and what they have received thereof.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Nine a Clock.