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, 11 die Februarii;
Baliol College Estate.
A BILL to ascertain and settle the Payment of the Impropriate Tythes of the Parish of Saint Laurence, Old Jewry, in London, to the Master and Scholars of Baliol College in Oxford; and for confirming an Award made concerning the same; was read a Second time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Harcourt, Mr. Blofeild, Mr. Dolben, Mr. Gery, Mr. Moyle, Mr. Bagnold, Sir John Bolles, Sir Eliab Harvey, Mr. Bromley, Sir Gerv. Elwes, Mr. Bohun, Sir Wm. Ellis, Mr. Heveningham, Mr. Frewen, Mr. Manley, Mr. Ph. Foley, Sir Ro. Cotton, Mr. Burdet, Mr. Monson, Mr. Watlington, Mr. Mountague, Mr. Jennings, Mr. Finch, Mr. Lowther, Sir Wm. Trumball, Mr. Duncomb, Sir Robert Cotton, Mr. Rowney, Mr. Smith, Mr. Pierpoint, Mr. Daniel, Mr. Shakerly, Mr. Foley, Lord Ashly, Serjeant Bond, Mr. Phillipps, Mr. Lewis, Sir John Kay: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Five a Clock, in the Speaker's Chambers.
Punishing Mutiny and Desertion.
Brigadier Earle, according to Order, presented to the House a Bill for continuing former Acts for punishing Officers and Soldiers who shall mutiny, or desert his Majesty's Service; and for Payment of Quarters.
Red Lion-Square (St. Andrew's Holbourn) new Parish.
Nassau's, &c. Nat.
A Petition of William Duke of Bedford, Lady Rachel Russell, and Elizabeth Howland, on behalf of the Marquis of Tavistock, and the Marchioness of Tavistock, his Wife, Minors, was presented to the House, and read; setting forth, That the Sum of 2,500 l. hath been laid out, for the making a dry Dock at Redderiffe; and that the Petitioners are well advised, that the making of a wet Dock there, will not only be a great Improvement of the said Minors Estate, but of Use to the Publick: For the doing whereof, it will be necessary to raise 12,000 l. That, by reason of the said Minority, neither the said 2,500 l. can be satisfied, nor Monies raised to make the said further Improvements, unless enabled thereunto by Act of Parliament: And praying Leave to bring in a Bill to enable them to raise, and lay out, Monies for making a wet Dock, and a dry Dock, at Redderiff.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Manley, Colonel Granvill, Sir Richard Middleton, Mr. England, Mr. Rowney, Sir Henry Goff, Mr. Drake, Sir Wm. Ashurst, Mr. Henly, Mr. Mountague, Mr. Done, Mr. Frewen, Sir Marm. Wivell, Mr. Foley, Mr. Freke, Mr. Morgan, Mr. Tredenham, Mr. Osborne, Mr. Bohun, Mr. Cox, Mr. Dolben, Mr. Godolphin, Mr. Blofeild, Sir Eliab Harvey, Mr. Gwyn, Mr. Brewer, Mr. Burdet, Sir Robert Cotton, Mr. Brotherton, Lord Cornbury, Sir Wm. Coriton, Sir Wm. Lowther, Mr. Clark, Mr. Arnold, Mr. Pagit, Sir Wm. Hustler, Mr. Tily, Mr. Tredenham, Jun. Mr. Colt, Mr. Bowyer, Mr. Tho. Foley, Mr. Slater, Serjeant Bond, Sir Henry Colt: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Five a Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Leave of Absence.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Blake, Mr. Brotherton, Mr. Clarke, Serjeant Bond, Mr. Waller, Sir Edward Ernly, Mr. Moore, Sir Henry Colt, Lord Cornbury, Mr. Stokes, Mr. Yates, Mr. Smith, Mr. Norres, Mr. Lowther, Mr. Colt, Sir Harry Hobart, Mr. Burdet, Admiral Russell, Sir Wm. Lowther, Colonel Perry, Mr. Freke, Sir Wa. Young, Sir Marm. Wivell, Sir Edw. Seymour, Mr. Osborn, Mr. Dolben, Sir John Bolles, Mr. Hoare, Mr. Blofeild, Mr. Moyle, Mr. England, Mr. Etterick, Mr. Arnold, Sir John Kay, Mr. Thornhagh, Mr. White, Mr. Lambton; and all that serve for the Counties of Gloucester and Somerset: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Five a Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Wye and Lugg Navigation.
English and Irish Forfeitures.
Sir Richard Onslow, according to Order, presented to the House the Bills to vest in the Crown the forfeited Estates in England and Ireland; and to vacate all Grants made thereof: And the same were received.
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State of the Nation— E. I. Trade.
Colonel Granville, according to the Order of the Day, reported from the Committee of the whole House, to whom it was referred to consider of the State of the Nation, in relation to Trade; and particularly to the EastIndia Trade; the Resolutions of the said Committee; 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 . . . . .: Where the same were read, and are as follow; viz.
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Sir Walter Young,
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Resolved, That the House doth agree with the Committee in the said Resolution, That the best Way of carrying on the Trade to the East-Indies, for the Benefit of this Kingdom, is, by a joint Stock, exclusive to all others.
Privilege— Publication of Proceedings.
The Lords have passed a Bill, intituled, An Act to enable John Fownes Esquire to sell certain Lands in the County of Devon, which were settled on his Marriage; and to settle other Lands, of an equal Value, to the same Uses: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
State of the Nation.— E. I. Trade.
Resolved, That this House will, upon Saturday Morning next, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider further of the State of the Nation, in relation to Trade; and particularly to the East-India Trade.