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, 21 die Decembris ;
Septimo Gulielmi Tertii.
AN ingrossed Bill, from the Lords, intituled, An Act to enable Sir Thomas Parkins Baronet to sell certain Messuages, Lands, and Hereditaments, in Huby and Easingwould, in the County of York; and settling other Lands and Hereditaments, of greater Value, in lieu thereof; was read the First time.
Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.
Duties on Glass, &c.
Resolved, That a Committee be appointed to consider of the Act, made the last Parliament, for granting to his Majesty certain Duties upon Glass Wares, Stone and Earthen Bottles, Coals, and Clum, for carrying on the War against France; and of the Doubts and Complaints relating thereunto; and report the Matter to the House.
And it is referred to Sir John Bolles, Sir Matth. Andrews, Mr. Chadwick, Sir Edw. Harley, Mr. Monson, Lord Newport, Sir Wm. Forester, Mr. Winington, Mr. Morgan, Mr. England, Mr. Colt, Mr. Bowyer, Sir Wm. Blacket, Mr. How, Sir Fra. Massam, Mr. Newport, Lord Ashley, Mr. Norris, Mr. Jennings, Mr. Whitacre, Sir Wm. Lowther, Lord Coningsby, Mr. Weld, Mr. Mackell, Sir John Kay, Mr. Dowdswell, Mr. Moore, Sir Richard Onslow, Sir Wm. Whitmore, Sir Gerv. Elwes, Sir John Barker, Mr. Harley, Mr. York, Colonel Granvill, Mr. Pepys, Mr. Parker, Mr. Trye, Mr. Pocklington, Mr. Bromley, Mr. Thornhagh, Mr. Swift, Mr. Arnold, Sir Robert Cotton, Mr. Dummer, Mr. Paget, Mr. Lowther, Mr. Mawdit, Sir Harry Colt, Mr. Paine, Sir John Parsons, Mr. Baldwyn, Mr. Godolphin, Mr. White, Sir Robert Davers, Mr. Phil. Foley, Mr. Fuller, Mr. Tho. Foley, junior, Mr. Staines, Mr. Thompson, Mr. AttorneyGeneral, Mr. Ash, Mr. Solicitor-General, Mr. Watlington, Mr. Serjeant Bond, Mr. Hoar, Mr. Chancellor Exchequer, Lord Cornbury, Sir John Turner, Mr. Walpole: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Four a Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Sir John Bolles presented to the House, according to Order, a Bill for Regulation of Elections of Members to serve in Parliament: And the same was received.
St. James, Westminster, Parish Debt.
A Bill to enable the Parish of St. James, Westminster, to raise upon themselves so much Money as will discharge their Debt for building their Parish-Church, Rector's House, Vestry, and other Works there, was read a Second time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Chancellor of -Exchequer, Mr. Chadwick, Mr. Serjeant Bond, Mr. Norris, Sir Godsry Copley, Sir Hump. Foster, Mr. Monson, Mr. Colt, Mr. Thornhagh, Mr. Harvey, Mr. Tho. Foley, Sir Tho. Pope Blount, Lord Digby, Mr. Elwill, Mr. Ja. Mountague, Colonel Granville, Mr. Hammond, Lord Ranelagh, Mr. Poultney, Sir Steph. Fox, Mr. Waller, Sir Chr. Musgrave, Mr. Heveningham, Sir Jo. Wolstenholme, Mr. Travers, Mr. Dolben, Mr. Brownlow, Sir Hen. Colt, Mr. Pocklington, Mr. Bromley, Mr. Austin, Mr. Biddolph, Sir Hen. Goodrick, Mr. Lowther, Colonel Crawford, Mr. Swift, Mr. Stonehouse, Mr. Blofeild, Mr. Walpole, Mr. Frewen, Sir Edward Norreys, Mr. Hedger, Mr. Lawton, Lord Pawlet, Mr. Fuller, Sir John Turner, Mr. Mawdit, Mr. Turner: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Four a Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: And have Power to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
State of the Nation.
Resolved, That this House will, upon Monday Morning next, resolve itself, into a Committee of the whole House, to consider further of the State of the Nation.
The Order of the Day, for the House to resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider further of the Bill for regulating the Coinage of the Silver Money of this Kingdom, being read:
Resolved, That the said Committee be impowered to consider of the Exportation of Corn, and laying a Duty upon Bullion exported.
Then the House resolved itself into the said Committee of the whole House.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer reported from the said Committee, That they had made a further Progress in the Matters to them referred; and had directed him to move. That they may have Leave to sit again.
Resolved, That this House will, upon Monday Morning next, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider further of the said Bill.
Ordered, That all Committees be adjourned.
And, then the House adjourned till Monday Morning, Nine a Clock.