House of Commons Journal Volume 9
19 June 1685

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 19 June 1685', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 9: 1667-1687 (1802), pp. 741-742. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=27891 Date accessed: 26 July 2014.


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Veneris, 19 die Junii, 1685. 1 Jac. IIdi.

Prayers.

THIS Day Cornelius Tailer took the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy at the Table, in order to his Naturalization.

Duchy of Cornwall Leasing.

An ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, intituled, An Act to enable his Majesty to make Grants, Leases, and Copies of Offices, Lands, Hereditaments, Parcel of his Highness' Duchy of Cornwall, or annexed to the same; for Confirmation of Leases and Grants already made; was read.

Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.

Exporting Wool.

A Petition of the Inhabitants of the Islands of Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, and Sark, was read.

Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Petition be referred to the Committee to whom the Bill for preventing the Exportation of Wool, is committed; to examine the Matter thereof; and to report the same, with their Opinion therein, to the House.

Importing Gunpowder, &c.

Sir William Trumball reports from the Committee to whom the Bill to prohibit the Importation of Gunpowder and small Guns, was committed, That the Committee, having taken the same into their Consideration, had agreed to some Amendments to be made to the Bill: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were read; and were, upon the Question, severally agreed to by the House.

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

Rochester, &c. Waterworks.

A Bill for conveying fresh Water to Rochester and Chatham, was read a Second time.

Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Sir John Banks, Mr. Bickerstaffe, Lord Castleton, Sir Daniel Flemming, Mr. Fitzwilliams, Colonel Lee, Mr. Clinkard, Mr. Banks, Sir Charles Gawdy, Sir Hen. Goodrick, Lord Digby, Sir Wm. Twisden, Sir Wm. Trumball, Sir John Knatchbull, Colonel Finch, Mr. Parker, Sir Orlando Gee, Mr. Essex Strode, Lord Downe, Colonel Oglethorp, Sir Thomas Meres, Sir Wm. Honnywood, Sir John Hoskins, Sir George Winneve, Captain Tufton, Mr. Pepys, Sir John Chichley, Sir Fra. Clark, Mr. Fanshaw, Mr. Bridgeman, and all the Members that serve for the County of Kent; or any Eight of them: And they are to meet at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And are impowered to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Woollen Manufacture.

A Bill for Encouragement of the Woollen Manufacture, was read a Second time.

Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Sir Thomas Norton, Sir John Banks, Sir Hen. Goodrick, Marquis Worcester, Sir Char. Rawley, Mr. Seymour, Mr. Bertie, Sir John Knatchbull, Sir Wm. Twisden, Colonel Lee, Sir John Lowther, Sir Wm. Trumball, Mr. Hide, Mr. Jones, Sir Mich. Wentworth, Sir Wm. Honnywood, Sir John Mathews, Mr. Wharton, Sir Ben. Newland, Mr. Done, Mr. Seymour, Sir James Butler, Mr. Sandford, Mr. Wild, Sir John Reresby, Mr. Bickerstaffe, Sir Peter Daniel, Lord Brackley, Sir Denny Ashburnham, Mr. St. John, Mr. Parker, Sir Antho. Deane, Sir Wm. Blackett, Sir Nevill Catlyn, Sir William Cooke, Mr. Essex Strode, Sir Wm. Gulston, Sir John Ernle, Sir Tho. Byde, Mr. Paston, Sir John Moore, Sir Orlando Gee, Sir Ben. Bathurst, Mr. Ashburnham, Mr. Solicitor General, Sir Sam. Dashwood, Mr. Coryton, Mr. Bull, Mr. Ryves, Mr. Fanshaw, Sir Tho. Meres, Sir Tho. Mompesson, Sir Haswell Tint, Sir Chr. Wren, Mr. Freake, Mr. Serjeant Wynn, Sir Edmund Windham, Sir Littleton Osbaldeston; or any Eight of them: And they are to meet at Three of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And are impowered to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Post Office.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir Miles Cooke and Sir John Francklin;

Mr. Speaker, The Lords have commanded us to acquaint this House, that they have passed a Bill, intituled, An Act for consolidating the Estates Tail, and Reversion in Fee, which his Majesty hath in the Post Office, and Twenty-four thousand Pounds per Annum, of the hereditary Excise; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

General Register.

A Bill for erecting a Register was read.

Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.

Bankrupt Laws.

A Bill to supply the Laws against Bankrupts was read.

Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.

Post Office.

An ingrossed Bill, sent down from the Lords, intituled, An Act for consolidating the Estates Tail, and Reversion in Fee, which his Majesty hath in the Post Office, and Twenty-four thousand Pounds per Annum, of the hereditary Excise, was read.

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

Preservation of King's Person, &c.

A Bill for Preservation of his Majesty's Person and Government, was read.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be now read a Second time.

The said Bill being accordingly read a Second time;

Resolved, That the Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House.

Resolved, That this House will resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, To-morrow Morning at Ten of the Clock, to proceed in the Consideration of the said Bill.

Expiring Laws.

Sir Thomas Meres reports from the Committee to whom the Bill for Reviving and Continuing of several Laws expired, and near expiring, was committed, That the Committee, having taken the same into Consideration, had agreed upon some Amendments to be made to the Bill: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards delivered them in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same being read, were severally agreed to.

And Three several Clauses being tendered to be added to the Bill, they were, after having been twice severally read, and some Amendments made thereto at the Table, severally agreed to by the House.

Resolved, That the said several Clauses be added to the Bill.

Ordered, That the Bill, with the said several Amendments and Clauses, be ingrossed.

Leave of Absence.

Ordered, That Mr. Lawrence and Captain Leveson, Members of this House, have Leave to go into the Country.

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