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, 9 die Martii;
AN ingrossed Bill, from the Lords, 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; was read a Second time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to the Lord Norreys, Mr. Campion, Sir Hen. Colt, Mr. Chadwick, Mr. Ash, Mr. Baldwyn, Sir Fran. Masham, Mr. Colt, Mr. Brotherton, Mr. Bickerstaffe, Mr. Blofeild, Sir Cha. Carteret, Lord Powlet, Mr. Denton, Mr. Bertie, Mr. Lowther, Mr. Denz. Onslow, Sir Wm. Honywood, Mr. Dolben, Sir Robert Cotton, Sir John Phillips, Sir Edward Norryes, Sir Geo. Hungerford, Mr. Phillips, Mr. Portman, Sir Tho. Day, Mr. Richard How, Mr. Henly, Mr. Pinnell, Mr. Paget, Mr. Clerk, Mr. Foley, Sir John Bucknall, Colonel Crawford, Sir Gervas Elwes, Mr. Gwynn, Mr. Monson, Mr. Herbert; and all that serve for the Counties of Kent, Essex, and Oxon: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Five a Clock, in the Speaker's Chambers.
Importing Goods from Turkey.
Mr. Molyneux, according to Order, presented to the House a Bill for Importing of several Goods and Merchandizes, laden, in Turkey, on board the Ships called the Successe and Dragon Prizes, paying Customs as if imported by English Ships: And the same was received.
Raising the Militia.
Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill to raise the Militia of this Kingdom for the Year 1697, although the Month's Pay, formerly advanced, be not repaid: And that the Lord William Powlet do prepare, and bring in, the Bill.
St. Paul's Cathedral.
The House, according to the Order of the Day, resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the Bill for the completing the Building and adorning the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, London.
Preventing Exportation of Wool.
The House, according to Order, resumed the Consideration of the Clause, to be added to the Bill for the more effectual preventing the Exportation of Wool; and the Debate touching the ingrossing the said Bill:
And it is referred to Sir Rowland Gwyn, Mr. Clarke, Mr. Culliford, Sir Hen. Hobart, Mr. Morris, Mr. Gwyn, Sir John Elwill, Sir Walt. Yonge, Lord Pawlet, Mr. Pelham; or any Three of them: And they are to meet at Five a Clock, in the Speaker's Chambers.
Punishing Mutiny and Desertion.
The House, according to the Order of the Day, resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the Bill for continuing several former Acts for punishing Officers and Soldiers who shall mutiny, or desert his Majesty's Service; and for punishing false Musters; and for Payment of Quarters; for One Year longer.
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 inlarging the Capital Stock of the Bank of England; and for raising the publick Credit.