Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 11, 1693-1697. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1803.
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Martis, 3 die Aprilis;
6° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
An ingrossed Bill, from the Lords, 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 Tarling and Much-Leighs, in the County of Essex, of greater Value, to and upon the same Uses; was read the Third time.
St. John of Wapping Parish.
The House proceeded to take into Consideration the Report from the Committee, to whom the Bill for the Endowment of a Chapel at Wapping, and making of it Parochial, and distinct from the Parish of Whitechapel, was committed:
And the Amendments, made by the said Committee to the Bill, being read a Second time, one by one, the same were, with other Amendments, upon the Question severally put thereupon, agreed unto by the House.
Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a new Writ, for electing a Burgess to serve in this present Parliament for the Borough of Bossiny in the County of Cornwall, in the room of Sir Peter Colliton Baronet, deceased.
Leave of Absence.
Supply Bill; Poll Tax.
Sir Thomas Littleton, according to the Order of the Day, reported from the Committee of the whole House, to whom the Bill for granting to their Majesties a Quarterly Poll, for One Year, was committed, That they had made several Amendments to the Bill; which they had directed him to report to the House; and 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, with some other Amendments, agreed unto by the House.
Tonage Duties, &c. [Bank of England incorporated.]
Resolved, That this House do immediately resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the Bill for granting to their Majesties certain Duties upon Wines, and upon Beer, Ale, and other Liquors; and also of the Bill for granting to their Majesties several Duties upon the Tonage of Ships.
Ways and Means.
Resolved, That this House will, To-morrow Morning, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider further of Ways and Means for raising the Supplies to be granted to their Majesties, for the Maintenance of the Fleet, and Land-forces, for the Service of the Year 1694.
Ordered, That the Report from the Committee, to whom the Bill for reviving the Act, made in the First Year of their Majesties Reign, for preventing the Exportation of Wool, and better Encouragement of the Woollen Manufactures of this Kingdom, was committed, be taken into Consideration upon Thursday Morning next.