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, 6 die Januarii ;
8° Gulielmi Tertii.
A BILL for Repair of the Piers of the Harbour of Whitby, in the North Riding of the County of York, was read the First time.
Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.
King's Lynn Port.
Sir Charles Turner, according to Order, presented to the House a Bill for the better Preservation of the Navigation of the Port of King's-Lynn, in the County of Norfolk: And the same was received.
The Bill was read the First time.
Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time, upon this Day Sevennight.
Mr. Shackerly, according to Order, presented to the House a Bill to enable Mary Stockley, an Infant, to sell Lands in the County of Chester, to pay the Debts of Jeffery Stockley, her Father, deceased: And the same was received.
Attainder of the Conspirators.
Mr. Conyers, according to Order, reported, from the Committee of the whole House, to whom the Bill to attaint such of the Persons, concerned in the late horrid Conspiracy to assassinate his Majesty's Royal Person, who are fled from Justice, unless they render themselves to Justice; and for continuing several others of the said Conspirators in Custody; was committed; the Amendments made by the Committee to the said Bill; which he read in his Place; and afterwards delivered in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were once read throughout; and then a Second time, one by one; and, upon the Question severally put thereupon, agreed unto by the House.
Ordered, That the Bill, with the Amendments, be ingrossed.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That Sir John Woodhouse have Leave to go into the Country for Ten Days, upon extraordinary Occasions.
Ways and Means.
The House, according to the Order of the Day, resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of Ways and Means for raising the Supply granted to his Majesty, for making good the Deficiency in re-coining hammered Money; and the Recompence to be given for bringing Plate into the Mints to be coined.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
The Lord Coningsby took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
The Lord Coningsby reported from the said Committee, That they had made some Progress in the Matter to them referred; and had directed him to move, That they may have Leave to sit again.
Resolved, That this House will, upon Friday Morning next, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider further of Ways and Means for raising the Supply granted to his Majesty, for making good the Deficiency in re-coining hammered Money and the Recompence to be given for bringing Plate into the Mints to be coined.
Ordered, That all Committees be adjourned.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Nine a Clock.