Martis, 2 die Julii; 1° Willielmi et Mariæ.
Sir Walter Moyle reports from the Committee to
whom the Bill to enable Trustees to grant Leases of
the Estate of Richard Hele, Esquire, was referred, That
the Committee had thought fit to make several Amendments to the Bill: Which he read in his Place, with
the Coherence; and afterwards delivered the same in
at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were once read
Resolved, That the said Report do lie upon the Table.
A Petition of the Mercers of Exeter was presented to
Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill to
lay a Duty at the Custom-house upon Cloaths, instead of
. . . Duty of Aulnage.
That the Counsel for and against the ingrossed Bill,
sent down from the Lords, for the better Regulating the
Salt-works in Droytwich, were called in; and heard at
the Bar of the House:
And afterwards, being withdrawn;
The Bill was read the Second time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Serjeant
Trenchard, Sir John Doyley, Mr. Solicitor General, Sir
Dunc. Colchester, Mr. Smith, Sir Phil. Gell, Mr. Paul
Foley, Sir Rich. Newdigate, Lord Digbye, Mr. Wroth,
Mr. Seymour, Mr. Anth. Newport, Mr. Holbey, Sir Edw.
Harley, Mr. Done, Mr. Pitts, Mr. Kendall, Sir Tho.
Clarges, Sir John Mathews, Mr. Moore, Mr. Hen. Herbert,
Mr. Phil. Foley, Mr. Arnold, Mr. Palmes, Sir John
Wynne, Mr. Fox, Sir Geo. Willoughby, Mr. Stockdale,
Mr. Buckley, Mr. Buckland, Mr. Tho. Foley, Mr. Harley,
Mr. Coningsby, Sir Jonath. Jenings, Mr. Freke, Mr.
Cooke: And they are to meet To-morrow in the Afternoon at Four of the Clock, in the Duchy Chamber.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That Mr. Anchitell Grey have Leave to go
into the Country, for a Month.
Ordered, That Mr. Herle have Leave to go into the
Country, for a Month.
Ordered, That Mr. Mansell have Leave to go into the
Country, for a Month.
Newcastle Court of Conscience.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Miles Cooke and Sir
Lacon William Child;
Mr. Speaker, We are commanded by the Lords to
acquaint this House, That they have agreed to the Bill
for erecting a Court of Conscience in Newcastle, without
And then the Messengers withdrew.
Ordered, That the Committee appointed to examine
into the Miscarriages relating to Londonderry and Ireland
be revived; and do sit this Afternoon.
Reversing Judgments against Oates.
A Bill to reverse the Judgments in the King's Bench
against Mr. Oates, was read the First time.
Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time Tomorrow Morning.
Answer to Addresses.
Mr. Hamden acquaints the House, That he, with others
of his Majesty's Privy Council, had, according to the
Order of this House, attended his Majesty with their
Address, That he would be pleased to acquaint this House,
what Number of Ships, and what Number of Men and
Guns to each Ship, the States of the United Provinces
have set forth, and are obliged to set forth, for this Summer's Expedition, in Conjunction with his Majesty's
Fleet: And that his Majesty said, All were come in but
Two; and ordered the Earl of Nottingham to give an
Extract out of the Treaty with the States: Which was
done: And he read the same in his Place; and afterwards
delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the
same was read, and is as followeth; viz.
Extract out of the Treaty between their Majesties and the
States General, signed April the 29th, 1689.
THE States General shall put to Sea Thirty Ships of
War; to wit, Eight which shall carry from Seventy to
Eighty Guns; Seven, which shall carry from Sixty to
Seventy; and Fifteen, from Fifty to Sixty Guns; besides
which, the said States General shall likewise furnish Nine
Frigates, and Four Fire-ships: Which Ships, Frigates,
and Fire-ships, shall, together, have on board Ten thousand Five hundred Seventy-two Men effectively.
Sir Henry Capell acquaints the House, That he, with
others of his Majesty's Privy Council, had, according to
the Order of this House, attended his Majesty with their
Address, That, in his Treaty with his Allies, there be
an Article inserted to prohibit all Trade with France:
And that his Majesty was pleased to answer presently,
That he had taken Care, in the Treaty with the Dutch,
That such an Article should be; and also that, in all his
Treaties with his Allies, that Article should be put in.
Rights of the Subject, and settling the Crown.
Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Clause,
sent down from the Lords, as an Amendment to the Bill
for the Declaring the Rights and Liberties of the Subject,
and settling the Succession of the Crown, was referred, be
revived; and do sit this Afternoon.
Supply Bill; Excise.
Resolved, That the House do now resolve itself into a
Committee of the whole House, to consider of the Bill
for the additional Excise.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Attorney General took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Mr. Attorney General reports from the Committee of
the whole House, That they had made some Progress in
the Bill: And that they had directed him to move the
House, That they may sit again To-morrow Morning,
to proceed further therein.
Resolved, That this House do, To-morrow Morning,
the first Business, resolve itself into a Committee of the
whole House, to proceed in the further Consideration of
the said Bill.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Eight of the Clock.