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House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 13 November 1685

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Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.

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Veneris, 13 die Novembris, 1685.

London, &c. Streets.

A PETITION of Anthony Vernatti Gentleman, praying Leave to bring in a Bill for the better Enlightning of the Streets and Lanes in and about London and Westminster, was read.

Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, as is desired.

Army Accompts.

Ordered, That the Committee appointed to take the Accompts of the late Commissioners for disbanding the Forces, be revived; and do pursue the several Instructions formerly given them by the House.

Supply.

The House then, according to the Order Yesterday made, resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed further in the Supply for his Majesty, and in the Consideration of his Majesty's gracious Speech.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Solicitor General took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

The Question being put, That the Question be now put, That it be an Instruction to the Committee of the whole House, That the Committee do proceed first upon his Majesty's Supply;

The House divide.

The Noes go forth.

Tellers, Sir John Talbott, for the Yeas, 182.
Mr. Gywn,
Tellers, Sir Thomas Clarges, for the Noes, 183.
Mr. Edmund Jennings,

And so it passed in the Negative.

Resolved, That it be an Instruction to the Committee of the whole House, That the Committee proceed first in the Consideration of that Paragraph in his Majesty's Speech, which next follows That of the Supply.

Resolved, That this House will, To-morrow Morning at Ten of the Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed first in the Consideration of that Paragraph in his Majesty's Speech, which next follows that of the Supply.

And then the House adjourned to Ten of the Clock To-morrow Morning.