Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 11, 1693-1697. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1803.
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Sabbati, 17 die Martii;
MR. Fenwick reported from the Committee, to whom the Bill for the Amendment of the Laws, in taxing Costs, and preventing Suits for involuntary Trespasses, was committed, That they had made several Amendments to the Bill; which they had directed him to report to the House: which he read in his Place, with the Coherence; 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.
Registry of Deeds.
A Person petitions to be discharged.
The Petition of Michael Tooley, in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, which was formerly presented to the House, and laid on the Table, was read; whereby he acknowledged his Offence, and begged Pardon for the same.
Ordered, That the Report from the Committee, to whom the Bill for divesting several Securities out of Andrew Founteine Esquire, and others; and vesting the same in Trustees, for raising and paying the Money upon the said Securities; and assigning the Residue of the Estate, incumbered therewith, to Sir Charles Holt Baronet; was committed; be made upon this Day Sevennight, at Ten a Clock in the Morning.
Duchy of Cornwall Leasing.
An ingrossed Bill for enabling their Majesties to make Grants, Leases, and Copies of Offices, Lands, and Hereditaments, Parcel of their Duchy of Cornwall, or annexed to the same; and for Confirmation of Leases and Grants already made; was read the Third time.
Resolved, That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act for enabling their Majesties to make Grants, Leases, and Copies of Offices, Lands and Hereditaments, Parcel of their Duchy of Cornwall, or annexed to the same; and for Confirmation of Leases and Grants already made.
Supply Bill; Duties on Salt, Beer, &c.
The House, according to the Order of the Day, resumed the adjourned Consideration, and Debate, of the Report of 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:
|Tellers for the Yeas,||
|Tellers for the Noes,||
Leck by Manor.
The Lords have passed a Bill, intituled, An Act for the vesting the Third Part of the Manor of Leckby, alias Letby, and other Lands, in the County of York, in Trustees, to be sold; and for settling a Farm, and other Lands, in Terling and Much-Leighs, in the County of Essex, of greater Value, to and upon the same Uses: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Ease of Jurors.
Ordered, That the further Consideration of the Report from the Committee, to whom the Bill for reviving the Act, made in the First Year of their Majesties Reign, for the preventing the Exportation of Wool; and encouraging the Woollen Manufactures of this Kingdom; ..... be adjourned until Tuesday Morning next, after the Consideration of the Report of the Bill for disabling the Borough of Stockbridge, in the County of Southampton, to send Burgesses to serve in Parliament for the future, is over.
Ordered, That Mr. Tankred, Sir John Knight, Mr. Churchill, Lord Hide, Colonel Cornwall, Sir Robert Edon, Mr. Harley, Mr. Devereux, Mr. Price, Mr. Chetwynd, Mr. Bulkley, Mr. Tredenham, be added to the Committee, to whom the Bill for preventing of Frauds and Abuses in Buying and Selling of Parts and Shares in joint Stocks is committed: And that all the Members of the House that come to the said Committee have Voices.