Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 12, 1697-1699. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1803.
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Mercurii, 8 die Decembris;
King appoints to be attended.
THE Earl of Ranelagh acquainted the House, That he having, pursuant to their Order, waited upon his Majesty, to know when he would be pleased to be attended by this House, his Majesty had been pleased to appoint To-morrow, at Three a Clock in the Afternoon, in the Banqueting-house at Whitehall.
Vesting Interest in Judgments.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Sir Wm. Williams, Sir Tho. Mompesson, Sir John Elwell, Mr. Hoblyn, Mr. Morgan, Sir John Bolles, Mr. Sloane, Sir Hen. Colt, Sir Richard Onslow, Mr. Tayler, Mr. Foley, Sir John Phillips, Mr. Bertie, Mr. Thompson, Mr. Mountague, Mr. Lowther, Sir Wm. Lowther, Mr. Ravenscroft, Mr. Colt, Mr. Boscawen, Mr. Baldwyn, Mr. Ash, Mr. Norris, Mr. Farrer, Mr. Pocklington, Mr. York, Sir Wm. York, Mr. Bertie, Mr. Venables, Sir Wm. Ashurst, Sir Tho. Davall; and all the Gentlemen of the Long Robe; and all the Merchants of the House: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Three a Clock, in the Speaker's Chambers.
And it is referred to Mr. Moor, Sir Justinian Isham, Mr. Verney, Sir Tho. Mompesson, Mr. Baldwyn, Mr. Mountague, Sir Wm. Ashurst, Mr. Smith, Lord Ranelagh, Mr. Egerton, Mr. Thornhagh, Sir Tho. Day, Sir Wm. York, Sir Isaac Rebow, Mr. Yates, Mr. King, Sir John Fagg, Sir Wm. Williams, Mr. Pocklington, Mr. How, Mr. Sloane, Mr. Clark, Mr. Harcourt, Sir Wm. Coriton, Mr. Ryder, Mr. Onslow, Sir Cha. Sidley. Sir John Bucknall, Sir Wm. Lowther, Mr. Hoare, Sir John Smith, Mr. Morgan, Sir Richard Onslow, Mr. Arnold, Mr. Pelham, Mr. Lowndes, Mr. Manley, Sir John Kay, Sir Hen. Colt, Mr. Crawford, Mr. York, Mr. Hammond, Mr. Colt, Mr. Taylor, Mr. Bowyer, Sir John Elwell, Mr. Farrer, Mr. Thompson, Mr. Burdet, Mr. Sidney, Mr. Boscawen, Mr. Henly, Mr. Bertie, Mr. White, Mr. Heveningham, Sir Edward Seymour, Mr. Lowther, Mr. Conyers: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Three a Clock, in the Speaker's Chambers, and to sit de die in diem.
Oaths relating to Tallies and Exchequer Business.
Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill for Relief of such Persons who have not registered their Tallies, pursuant to the Act, made the last Session of Parliament, for making good the Deficiencies of several Funds therein mentioned: And that Mr. Lowndes do prepare, and bring in, the Bill.
And it is to be an Instruction, That he do provide how the Numbers of Tallies and Orders, made by virtue of the said Act, may be lessened; preserving the Interest of the Persons concerned, and the Course of Payment.