Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 11, 1693-1697. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1803.
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Jovis, 16 die Novembris;
Hawkers and Pedlars.
Supply Bill; importing Brandy, &c.
A Bill for Repeal of a Clause, in the Act made in the First Year of their Majesties Reign for prohibiting all Trade and Commerce with France, which prohibits the Importation of Brandy, Aqua-Vitæ, and other Spirits, was read the Second time.
Ordered, That it be an Instruction to the said Committee of the whole House, that they have Power to receive a Clause to repeal so much of the Acts made in the 18th and 20th Years of King Charles the Second, which prohibits the Importation of Bacon.
Money given for Naval Services.
Mr. Foley, from the Commissioners for taking the publick Accounts, according to Order, presented to the House, A State of what Money had been given for Maintenance of the Fleet during the War; and what they had received thereof.
Then the House, according to the Order of the Day, resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the Motion made on Monday last, for a Supply to be granted to their Majesties, for the Maintenance of the Fleet.
Sir Tho. Littleton reported from the said Committee, That they had come to a Resolution, 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 was read, and is as followeth:
Resolved, Nemine contradicente, That the House doth agree with the Committee in the said Resolution, That a Supply be granted to their Majesties, for Maintenance of the Fleet for the Service of the Year One thousand Six hundred Ninety-four.
Resolved, That this House will, upon Saturday Morning next, at Ten a Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider further of the Supply to be granted to their Majesties, for Maintenance of the Fleet.
Resolved, That an humble Address be presented to his Majesty, by such Members of this House as are of his Majesty's most Honourable Privy Council, that his Majesty will please to command, that the State of the War for the Year One thousand Six hundred Ninety-four, in relation to the Navy, be laid before this House.