Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 11, 1693-1697. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1803.
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Veneris, 5 die Martii;
AN ingrossed Bill, from the Lords, intituled, An Act for vesting and settling certain Estates of William James Gentleman in and upon Trustees, to be sold, for the Payment of Debts, and making Provision for himself, his Wife, and their Children, was read the Third time.
Ordered, That Mr. Baldwyn do carry the Bill to the Lords, and acquaint them, That this House hath agreed to the same, with some Amendments: To which Amendments they desire their Lordships Concurrence.
An ingrossed Bill to supply a Defect in an Act, passed this Session of Parliament, for enabling Oliver Neve, of Great Witchingham, in the County of Norfolk, Esquire, to sell Two Houses, in London; and for settling other Lands, in the said County, of greater Value, to the same Uses; was read the Third time.
Resolved, That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act to supply a Defect in an Act for enabling Oliver Neve Esquire to sell two Houses, in London; and for settling Lands, in the County of Norfolk, of greater Value, to the same Uses.
Delays at Quarter-Sessions.
Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill to continue the Act, made in the 4th and 5th Years of his Majesty's Reign, to prevent Delays at the Quarter-Sessions of the Peace, which is near expiring: And that Mr. Bortherton do prepare, and bring in, the Bill.
A Person petitions for Discharge.
A Petition of Godfry Lee, in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, for presenting a frivolous and groundless Petition, and without any sufficient Authority, was presented to the House, and read; whereby he acknowledged his Offence, and begged Pardon for the same: And prayed to be discharged out of Custody.
Sir Henry Colt reported from the Committee, to whom the Bill for re-vesting the Sinecure of Llandinam, in the County of Montgomery, in John Spademan, in Trust for Joseph Hill, was committed, That they had examined and considered the same, and had directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendments:
Prisons and pretended privileged Places.
Ordered, That a Message be sent to the Lords, to put them in mind of the Bill, intituled, An Act for the more effectual Relief of Creditors in Cases of Escapes; and for preventing Abuses in Prisons, and other pretended privileged Places.
Leave of Absence.
Leave of Absence.
Ease of Sheriffs.
Conference with Lords.
Sir Edward Ernly reported, That he having, according to Order, been at the Lords, to desire a Conference, upon the Subject-matter of the Amendments, made by their Lordships, to the Bill, intituled, An Act to restrain the Wearing of all wrought Silks and Bengals, imported into this Kingdom from Persia and East-India, and all Callicoes printed or stained there; the Lords do agree to a Conference immediately, in the Painted Chamber.
The Lords have agreed to the Amendments, made by this House to the Bill, intituled, An Act for the Vesting of certain Lands of William Milward, in the County, of Hereford, Clerk, in Trustees, for Payment of Debts: And also,
Keyser's, &c. Nat.
The Lords have passed a Bill, intituled, An Act to vest certain Lands, late of Samuel Trotman Esquire, deceased, lying in Barking, Eastham, Westham and Woolwich, in the Counties of Kent and Essex, in Trustees, to be sold; and to settle other Lands, in lieu thereof: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Supply Bill; Duty on Leather.
A Bill for laying a Duty upon Leather, for the Term of Three Years, for answering the Deficiencies, as well of the late Duties upon Coals and Culm, as for paying the Annuities on the Lotteries, and for Lives, charged on the Tonage of Ships, and the Duties upon Salt, was, according to Order, read the First time.
Ways and Means.
The House, according to the Order of the Day, resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of Ways and Means for raising the Supply granted to his Majesty, for making good the Deficiency of the Provision for Payment of the Interest of the TransportDebt for the Reducing of Ireland.
Supply Bill; Deficiencies, and Bank Stock, &c.
Resolved, That this House will, To-morrow Morning, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the Bill for making good the Deficiencies of several Funds, therein mentioned; and for enlarging the Capital Stock of the Bank of England; and for raising the publick Credit.