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House of Commons Journal Volume 12: 26 April 1699

Pages 665-668

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, 26 die Aprilis;

Undecimo Gulielmi 3tii.

Prayers.

Pulteney's Estate.

AN ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act for the enabling the surviving Trustees of Sir William Pulteney Knight, deceased, to make Leases for the raising Monies for Payment of his Son William Pulteney's Debts, and other Purposes therein mentioned, was read the Third time.

Resolved, That the Bill, with the Amendments, do pass.

Ordered, That Mr. Lowther do carry the Bill to the Lords, and acquaint them, That this House hath agreed to the same, with some Amendments: To which they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

Abuses in King's Bench and Fleet Prisons.

Ordered, That the Report from the Committee, to whom it was referred to enquire into the ill Practices and Abuses of . . . Prisons of the King's-Bench and Fleet, be made upon Friday Morning next.

Legg's. &c. Nat.

Ordered, That the Amendments, made by the Lords, to the Bill, intituled, An Act to naturalize Richard Legg, and others, be now taken into Consideration.

The House took the said Amendments into Consideration accordingly:

And the same, being read, are as followeth; viz.

Legg's, &c. Nat.

2 P. L. 29. after "France," insert "Peter Persode, Son of Peter Persode, by Jane his Wife, born at Francfort, upon the Maine, in Germany; Paul Bayer, Son of Matthew Boyer, by Clare his Wife, born at Mompellier, in France; Peter Morin, Son of Peter Morin, by Anne his Wife, born at Chateaudun, in France; John Oliver, Son of Peter Oliver, by Sarah his Wife, born at Mompellier, in France; Peter Cayran, Son of Samuel Cayran, by Maidelane his Wife, born in Guinne; Samuel Gernau, Son of Peter Gernau, by Anne his Wife, born in Poitou, in France; Thomas Colum, Son of Michael Colum, by Jane his Wife, born in Mountauban, in France; John Antony Berniere, Son of John Berniere, by Lamelett his Wife, born in Normandy, in France; Theophilus Vauchin de la Coude, Son of John de la Coude, by Susanna his Wife, born in Vitry, in Champaigne; Peter De St. Just, Son of Mark De St. Just, by Mary his Wife, born at Anthonin, in Guinne, in France; Jeremias Laujol, Son of Antony Laujol, by Mary his Wife, born in Mompassie, in France; Mark Antony Terson, Son of Antony Terson, by Mary his Wife, born in Puilaurius, in Languedoc, in France; Henry Poytblane, Son of John Poitblane, by Mary Anne Ostem, born in . . . Principality of Seden, upon the Meuse; Jeremiah Frere, Son of John Frere, by Mary his Wife, born in Pontdeveile, in Bress, in the Duchy of Burgundy; John Ducros, Son of Gabriel Ducros, by Mary his Wife, born in Mompellier, in France; Rodolph Cornelia, Son of Rodolph Gideon, by Anne his Wife, born at Medemblick, in North-Holland; John Villebon Fermont, Son of Nicolas Fermont, by Catharine his Wife, born in Lyons, in France; Francis Pyll, Son of Aaron Pyll, by Antonia Annoque his Wife, born at the Hauge, in Holland; Jacob Drobus, Son of Elias Drobus, by Beatrix Caffa his Wife, born at Born, in Maiestricht; Ferdinando Paris, Son of Ferdinando Paris, by Elizabeth his Wife, born in Paris, in France; Gilbert Debie, Son of Joseph Debie, by Elizabeth his Wife, born in Bomel, in Guilderland; Julius Cæsar Vandurst, Son of Peter and Catharine Smith, born at the Hauge; Stephen Cadroy, Son of Joseph Cadroy, by Mary his Wife, born at Bourdeaux, in France; William Violas, Son of Philip Violas, by Lovisse his Wife, born at Languedoc, in France; John Galiard, Son of Daniel Galiard, by Mary his Wife, born in Languedoc, in France; Stephen Siguala, Son of Stephen Siguala, by Mary his Wife, born at Bergerac, in Guinne; Gerard Van Hesta, Son of Daniel Hesta, by Sophia his Wife, born at Wessell, in Cleveland; John Papot, Son of Daniel Papot, by Mary his Wife, born at Craven, in Orleance, in France; George William Crond, Son of William Crond, by Mary his Wife, born in Hetleberg, in the Palatinate; Gideon Bonnevert, Son of Pascall Bonnevert, by Judith his Wife, born in Sedan, in Champaigne; Daniel de Bonnemer, Son of James de Bonnemer, by Anne his Wife, born in St. Christophers, in the West-Indies, in America; Peter Laverny, Son of Peter Laverny, born at Nerac, in Guinne, in France; Alexander Dutens, Son of Daniel Dutens, by Judith his Wife, born at Angers, in the Province of Anjau, in France; Lovis De Listany, Son of John Nicholas, by Catharine his Wife, born in the Province of Rogergue, in France; Christian Murray, Son of William Murray, and Mary his Wife, born in the Dukedom of Brandenburgh; Paul Faure, Son of James Faure, by Susan his Wife, born at Soverden, in France; James De Bordes, Son of Stephen De Bordes, by Anne his Wife, born at Burdeaux, in France; Lewis Duplessy, Son of Theodore Duplessy, by Nicholle his Wife, born in Lauraine; Peter Boullay, Son of John Boullay, by Anne his Wife, born in Caen, in Normandy; Adrian Fulgen, Son of Richard Fulgen, by Anne his Wife, born at Roan, in France; Moses Girandeau, Son of Moses Girandeau, by Anne his Wife, born at Fautenay le Counte, in France; Charles Castlenau, Son of James De Burleau, by Frances his Wife, born at Kismett, in Languedoc, in France; Peter Bonnefon, Son of John Bonnefon, by Elizabeth his Wife, born at Puylaurent, in Languedoc, in France; Peter Carnat, Son of Antony Carnat, by Elizabeth his Wife, born at Mairaeis, in France; Nathanael Manicher, Son of Peter Manicher, by Mary his Wife, born at Rovan, in France; Lewis Dubois, Son of Peter Dubois, by Mary his Wife, born in Fonpatour, in France; Gideon Ribier, Son of Gideon Ribier, by Sarah his Wife, born in St. Martin, in the Isle of Ro, in France: John Demillon, Son of James Demillon, and Mary his Wife, born in St. Foy, in Guinne, in France; James Rene Des Romanes, Son of James Rene Des Romanes, by Perside his Wife, born in Arvert, in the Province of Zanitongue; Solomon Rapin, Son of James Rapin, by Jane his Wife, born at Castres, in Languedock, in France; Hosea Fiquell, Son of James Fiquel, by Olimpus his Wife, born in Dia, in Dauphine, in France; Henry Poyet, Son of Paul Poyet, by Anne his Wife, born at Courtheson, in the Principality of Orange; Daniel Perrote, Son of John Perrote and Susan his Wife, born at Lamotte, in Poiton, in France; Peter Ducla, Son of Daniel Ducla, and Susan his Wife, born at Larcolle, in Guinne; Solomon Blossett de Loches, Son of Paul Blossett, by Judith his Wife, born at St. Bodell, in Dauphine, in France; John Memviele, Son of John Memvielle, born in Bern, in France; Peter Croy, Son of Philip Crow, and Rachel his Wife, born at Sedan, in France; Peter Brun, Son of John Brun, by Gabrielle his Wife, born in Congeac, in France; Isaac Harivill, Son of Jermain Harivill, by Hester his Wife, born in Normandy, in France; Joseph Dussaux, Son of Matthew Dussaux, by Anne his Wife, born in Guinne, in France; Charles Rickard, Son of John Rickard, by Mary Fountaines his Wife, born in Paris, in France: John Lewis Delabene, Son of Joseph Delabene, by Judith his Wife, born in Guinne, in France; Peter De la Feviltrie, Son of Peter De la Feviltrie, by Lovise his Wife, born in Poiton, in France; Samuel Villiers, Son of Samuel Villiers, by Charlott his Wife, born in Tourine, in France; Francis Vine, Son of Peter Vine, by Frances his Wife, born at Nions, in Dauphine, in France; Cæ Dupuy, Son of Cæsar Dupuy, by Neree his Wife, born at Bergerac, in Peregord, in France; Mark Cazalett, Son of John Cazalett, by Susan his Wife, born in Millan de Roverque, in France; Philip Jacob Sixt, Son of Christian Sixt, by Christena his Wife, born at Ashach, in the Palatinat; Peter Goniquet, an Infant under Six Years of Age, Son of Isaac Goniquet, and Margaret his Wife, born in Flanders; Alexander Lamertinere, Son of John Nicholas, and Catherine his Wife, born in Rovergue, in France; Claudius St. Martin, Son of John St. Martin, by Mary his Wife, born in Challons, in Champaigne, in France; and John de Ruffau, Son of Francis de Ruffau, born in Bussu, in Augonmort:"

Pr. 3. L. 9. after "Regnaud," add "Peter Persodoe, Paul Boyer, Peter Morin, John Oliver, Peter Cayran, Samuel Gournau, Thomas Collon, John Antony Berniere, Theophilus Vauchin De la Coude, Peter de St. Just, Jeremias Levijoll, Mark Antony Terton, Henry Poitblane, Jeremiah Frere, John Ducros, Rodolph Corneille, John Villebon, Francis Pyll, Ferdenando Paris, Jacob Drobus, Jasper Debie, Julius Cæsar Vandurst, Stephen Cudroy, William Violas, John Gailard, Stephen Siguala, Gerard Van Hesta, John Papot, George William Crond, Gideon Bonnevert, Daniel De Bonnemer, Peter Laverny, Alexander Dutens, Lewis De Listang, Christian Murray, Paul Faure, James de Bordes, Lewis Du Plessy, Peter Boullay, Adrian Fulgin, Moses Giraudeau, Charles Castlenau, Peter Bannafau, Peter Carnot, Nathanael Manicher, Lewis Dubois, Gydeon Ribier, John Demillon, James Rene Des Romanes, Solomon Rapin, Hosea Fiquell, Penry Poyett, Daniel Perrote, Peter Ducla, John Memvielle, Solomon Blossett De Loches, Peter Brun, Peter Brun, Samuel Villers, Pe. Le Feviltrie, John Lewis de Labene, Isaac Harwill, Joseph Dussaux, Charles Rickard, Francis Vine, Alexander Lamertinere, Peter Croy, Peter Goniquet, Cæsar Dupuy, Mark Cazalett, Philip Jacob Sixt, Claudius St. Martin, and John De Ruffau:"

L. 34. after "Regnaud," add "Peter Persode, Paul Boyer, Peter Morin, John Olivier, Peter Cayran, Samuel Garnau, Thomas Collom, John Antony Berniere, Theophilus Vauchlin De la Coude, Peter De St. Just, Jeremiah Laujoll, Mark Antony Terson, Henry Poitblane, Jeremiah Frere, John Ducross, Rodolph Corneille, John Villebon, Francis Pyll, Ferdinando Paris, Jacob Drobus, Jasper Debie, Julius Cæsar Vandurst, Stephen Cadrey, William Violas, John Galiard, Stephen Siguala, Gerard Van Hesta, John Papot, George William Crond, Gideon Bonevert, Daniel De Bonnemer, Peter Laverny, Alexander Dutens, Lewis De Listang, Christian Murray, Paul Faure, James De Bordes, Lewis Du Plessy, Peter Boullay, Adrian Fulgen, Moses Giraudeau, Charles Castlenau, Peter Bonnafau, Peter Carnat, Nathanael Manicher, Lewis de Blois, Gideon Ribier, John Demillon, James Rene Des Romanes, Solomon Rapin, Hosea Fiquell, Henry Poyet, Daniel Perrote, Peter Ducla, John Memville, Solomon Blossett De Loches, Peter Brun, Samuel Villers, Peter La Feviltrie, John Lewis Delabene, Isaac Harivill, Joseph Dussaux, Charles Rickard, Francis Vine, Alexander Lamertinere, Peter Croy, Peter Goniquet, Cæsar Dupuy, Mark Cazalett, Philip Jacob Sixt, Claudius St. Martin, and John de Ruffau:"

4 Pr. L. 25. after "Regnaud," add "Peter Persode, Paul Boyer, Peter Morin, John Olivier, Peter Cayran, Samuel Garnau, Thomas Collom, John Antony Berniere, Theophilus Vauclin De La Coude, Peter De St. Just, Jeremias Laujol, Mark Autony Terson, Henry Poitblane, Jeremiah Frere, John Ducross Rodolph Corneille, John Villebon, Francis Pyll, Ferdinando Paris, Jacob Drobus, Jasper Debie, Julius Cæsar Vandurst, Stephen Cadroy, William Vialas, John Galiard, Stephen Siguala, Gerrard Van Hesta, John Papot, George William Crond, Gideon Bonnevert, Daniel De Bonimer, Peter Laverny, Alexander Dutens, Lewis De Listang, Christain Murray, Paul Faure, James Des Bordes, Lewis Du Plessy, Peter Boullay, Adrian Fulgen, Moses Girandeau, Charles Castlenau, Peter Bannafau, Peter Carnot, Nathanael Manicher, Lewis Du Blois, Gideon Ribier, John Demillon, James Rene Des Romanes, Solomon Rapin, Hosea Fiquell, Henry Poyett, Daniel Perrote, Peter Ducla, John Menvielle, Solomon Blossett De Loches, Peter Brun, Samuel Villers, Peter la Feviltrie, John Lewis Delabene, Isaac Harivill, Joseph Dussaux, Charles Rickard, Francis Vine, Alexander Lamertinere, Peter Croy, Peter Goniquest, Cæsar Dupuy, Mark Cazalett, Philip Jacob Sixt, Claudius St. Martin, and John De Ruffau."

The First Amendment being read a Second time;

And the Question being put, That the House do agree with the Lords in the said Amendment;

It passed in the Negative.

The Second, Third, and Fourth, Amendments, being severally read a Second time, were, upon the Question severally put thereupon, also disagreed unto . . the House.

Ordered, That a Conference be desired with the Lords, upon the Subject-matter of the said Amendments.

Ordered, That a Committee be appointed to draw up Reasons, to be offered to the Lords at the said Conference:

And it is referred to Major-General Bellasysse, Lord Chene, Mr. Scobell, Sir Cha. Hedges, Sir Robert Nappier, Sir Samuel Bernardiston, Mr. Carter, Mr. Bridges, Mr. Lowther, Mr. Hammond, Sir Robert Clayton, Sir Henry Parker, Mr. Brotherton, Lord Powlett, Sir John Mordaunt, Sir John Bolls, Sir Godfrey Copley, Sir Chr. Hales, Mr. Offley, Mr. Harley, Mr. Gwynne, Mr. Cooke, Lord Cornbury, Sir Wm. Villiers, Lord Fairfax; or any Five of them.

Sedgmore Drainage.

Ordered, That the Amendments, made by the Lords to the Bill, intituled, An Act for opening the ancient, and making any new, Roynes and Watercourses, in and near Sedgmore, in the County of Somerset, for rendering the said Moor more healthful and profitable to the Inhabitants, be taken into Consideration To-morrow Morning.

Frauds by Agents of Packet boats.

A Motion being made, and the Question being put, That the Report from the Committee to whom the Petition of John Russel Gentleman, on behalf of himself and others, in relation to Daniel Gwyn, Agent for the Spanish Expedition and Spanish Alliance Pacquet-boats, be now received;

The House divided.

The Yeas go forth.

Tellers for the Yeas, Mr. Shackerly,
Mr. England:
80.
Tellers for the Noes, Mr. White,
Mr. Blaake:
60.

So it was resolved in the Affirmative.

Mr. Tregagle accordingly reported the Matter, as it appeared to the said Committee, upon the said Petition, and the Resolutions of the Committee thereupon; which he read in his Place; and afterwards delivered in at the Clerk's Table.

Ordered, That the Report be taken into Consideration upon Friday Morning next.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir Richard Holford and Mr. Pitt:

Mr. Speaker,

Imprisonment of Counter, &c.

The Lords have agreed to the Bill, intituled, An Act for the continuing the Imprisonment of * Counter, and others, for the late horrid Conspiracy to assassinate the Person of his Sacred Majesty, without any Amendments. Also,

Bull's Estate.

The Lords have agreed to the Amendment, made by this House, to the Bill, intituled, An Act to enable John Bull, an Infant, to sell his Lands, in Kent, for the Payment of his Debts, and Annuities, charged thereon; and for Provision of younger Children. Also,

Lords desire a Conference.

The Lords do desire a Conference with this House, upon the Subject-matter of the last Conference; and do appoint it To-morrow at One of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Painted Chamber.

And then the Messengers withdrew.

Resolved, That this House doth agree to a Conference with the Lords, as their Lordships do desire.

And the Messengers were called in again; and Mr. Speaker acquainted them therewith.

Ordered, That the Members who managed the former Conference do manage the said Conference.

Supply Bill; Duty on Paper, &c.

Mr. Cowper, according to Order, reported, from the Committee of the whole House, to whom the Bill for laying a Duty upon Paper, Parchment, Vellom, and Pasteboard, was committed, the Amendments, made by the Committee, to the said Bill; which he read in his Place; 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 all of them, except Clause D, upon the Question severally put thereupon, agreed unto by the House.

Clause D, being read a Second time, That * * * *

And the Question being put, That the House do agree with the Committee in the said Amendment;

The House divided.

The Noes go forth.

Tellers for the Yeas, Sir Henry Goffe,
Mr. Freeman:
55.
Tellers for the Noes, Mr. Lowther,
Mr. Winnington:
50.

So it was resolved in the Affirmative.

A Clause was offered to the House, with a Blank, to be added to the Bill, That * * * *

And the same was twice read; and the Blank filled up:

And the Question being put, That the Clause be made Part of the Bill;

The House divided.

The Yeas go forth.

Tellers for the Yeas, Mr. Boyle,
Mr. Harcourt:
65.
Tellers for the Noes, Lord Spencer,
Mr. Clark:
35.

So it was resolved in the Affirmative.

Ordered, That the Bill, with the Amendments, be ingrossed.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir Richard Holford and Mr. Pitt:

Mr. Speaker,

Hough's Estate.

The Lords have agreed to the Bill, intituled, An Act for the Sale of the Estate of Zenobiah Hough, for the Payment of the Debts of her Husband, and other Uses; with an Amendment: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House. Also,

Colier's, &c. Nat.

The Lords have passed a Bill, intituled, An Act for naturalizing Sir David Collier, Isaac la Mellioniere, Peter de Belcastel, and William Rejatore: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

And then the Messengers withdrew.

Supply Bill; Duties on Sweets.

Mr. Lowndes, according to Order, presented to the House a Bill for laying further Duties upon Sweets; and for lessening and settling the Duties as well upon Vinegar, as upon low Wines drawn from certain Materials, and the Duties upon Brandy imported; and for the more easy raising the Duties upon Leather; and for Charging of Cinders; and the same was read the First time.

Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time, Tomorrow Morning.

Supply Bill; Salt Duties.

Resolved, That this House will, To-morrow Morning, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the Bill for the full and effectual charging the Duties upon Rock Salt.

Half-pay Officers.

Ordered, That the Matter of the Half-Pay to the Officers of the Army be taken into Consideration To-morrow Morning.

Barnardeau's, &c. Nat.

Ordered, That the ingrossed Bill, from the Lords, intituled, An Act to naturalize Samuel Bernardeau, Peter Chantreau des Gaudree, and others, private Gentlemen belonging to his Majesty's Three Troops of Guards, and Grenadiers, be read the Third time To-morrow.

Claims for Prizes.

Ordered, That the Report from the Committee, to whom the Petition of Captain Crow, relating to Prizes, was referred, be taken into Consideration upon Friday Morning next.

Apprehending Felons.

Ordered, That the Report from the Committee, to whom the Bill for the better Apprehending, Prosecuting, and Punishing, of Felons, that commit Burglary and Housebreaking, or Robbery in Shops and Warehouses, was committed, be taken into Consideration To-morrow Morning.

Newfoundland Trade.

Ordered, That the Report from the Committee, to whom the Bill for encouraging the Trade to Newfoundland was committed, be taken into Consideration upon Friday Morning next.

Suppressing Lotteries.

Ordered, That the ingrossed Bill to suppress the Royal Oak Lottery, and all other Lotteries, be read a Third time To-morrow Morning.

Committees.

Ordered, That all Committees be adjourned.

And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight a Clock.