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, 31 die Martii;
13 L. after "Plantations," add "to be navigated by the Master, and Three-Fourths of the Mariners English, or of the said Plantations, as aforesaid; and whereof the Property doth belong to Englishmen."
29 L. after "committed," add the Clause A, That Merchandize may be imported, or exported, in any Prize-Ship, after her Condemnation, to be navigated, as aforesaid; whereof the Property belongs to Englishmen.
24 L. after "Westminster, or," add "in the Kingdom of Ireland, or in the Court of Admiralty held in his Majesty's Plantations respectively, where such Offence shall be committed, at the Pleasure of the Officer or Informer; or in any other Plantation belonging to any Subject of England."
9 Skin, 4 L. after "Effort," add Clause B, That the Commissioners of Treasury and Customs in England shall appoint as many Officers of the Customs, in all Places, as they shall think fit, for executing the Acts relating to the Plantation-Trade.
10 Skin, 29 L. leave out "to be in Force," and insert or Copies thereof, being attested under the Hand and Seal of the Governor, or Commander in Chief, to whom such Bonds were given, shall be in Force, and allowed of, in any Court in England, Ireland, or the Plantations, as if the Originals were produced in Court by the Prosecutor."
Clause D, That no Person, claiming any Right in any Island, or Tract of Land, upon the Continent of America, shall dispose of the same without his Majesty's Licence, other than to the natural-born Subjects of England or Ireland:
Ordered, That Mr. Chadwick do carry the Bill to the Lords, and acquaint them, That this House hath agreed to the said Amendments, with an Amendment: To which Amendment they desire their Lordships Concurrence.
Association for defending the King, &c.
King's Pleasure to be known when he will be attended.
A Complaint being made to the House, by Mr. James Morgan, Executor of Sir John Morgan, That Mr. Richard Roberts, Agent to the said Sir John Morgan's, and other Regiments, had been often required to give in his Accounts relating to the said Regiments, before the Commissioners for taking and stating the publick Accounts; but had hitherto neglected to give in the same;
Ordered, That the said Mr. Richard Roberts, for neglecting to account before the Commissioners for taking and stating the publick Accounts, for the Regiments be hath been Agent for, be taken into the Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House.
Ordered, That Sir Marma. Wivell, Sir Thomas Day, Mr. Mawdit, Sir Robert Cotton, Mr. Yates, Sir Fra. Massam, Sir Richard Onslow, Sir Hen. Goff, Mr. Moore, Mr. Stokes, Sir Gilbert Clarke, Mr. Stonehouse, be added to the Committee, to . . . . the Bill for continuing several Acts therein mentioned is committed.
Courts of Equity.
Ordered, That Sir John Lowther, Sir Wm. Lowther, Mr. Clarke, Mr. Hunt, Mr. Molesworth, Mr. Bickerstaffe, be added to the Committee, to whom the Bill for regulating Proceedings in Courts of Equity is committed.
Ordered, That Sir William Ashurst, Mr. Baldwin, Sir Jos. Tyly, Mr. Harvey, Mr. Whitacre, Sir Ra. Dutton, be added to the Committee, to whom the Petition of John Richardson, and other Inhabitants of the Town of Kensington, is committed.
Progress of the Coinage.
Resolved, That a Committee be appointed to go to the Tower, to take an Account of what new Monies have been coined there, and what forwardness they are in for further coining Silver; and to make their Report to the House:
Prohibiting India Silks, Callicoes, &c.
An ingrossed Bill for restraining the Wearing of all wrought Silks, Bengals, and dyed, printed, or stained, Callicoes, imported into the Kingdom of England, of the Product and Manufacture of Persia, and the East-Indies, was, according to the Order of the Day, read a Third time.
Resolved, That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act for restraining the Wearing of all wrought Silks, Bengals, and dyed, printed, or stained, Callicoes, imported into the Kingdom of England, of the Product and Manufacture of Persia, and the East-Indies.
The Lords have agreed to the Amendments, made by this House, to the Bill, intituled, An Act for the Sale of Lands in Horsington, in the County of Somerset, Part of the Estate of Christopher Ridout, an Infant, for Payment of Incumbrances charged thereon; and for preserving the Residue of the said Estate for the Infant:
Bristoll Hospitals, &c.
And also have agreed to the Bill, intituled, An Act for erecting Hospitals and Workhouses within the City of Bristoll, for the better employing and maintaining the Poor thereof, with some Amendments: To which Amendments they desire the Concurrence of this House.
English East India Company.
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Sir John Bolles,