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, 21 die Novembris;
Supply Bill; importing Brandy, &c.
SIR John Dorrell, according to the Order of the Day, reported from the Committee of the whole House, to whom the Bill for repealing a Clause, in the Act made in the First Year of their Majesties Reign for prohibiting all Trade and Commerce with France, which prohibits the Importation of Brandy, Aqua-Vitæ, and other Spirits, 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, agreed unto by the House.
Mr. Harley, from the Commissioners for taking the publick Accompts, desired to have the further Directions of the House upon the Order of the 18th Instant, touching their laying before the House an Account of what Monies have been issued and paid for secret Service, and to Members of Parliament, in regard of several Clauses in the Act, which impowers them to take the publick Accompts relating to those Matters.
Ordered, That the Commissioners for taking the public Accompts do lay before this House an Account of all the Pensions, Salaries, and Sums of Money, paid or payable to Members of Parliament out of the Revenue, or otherwise.