House of Commons Journal Volume 10
25 November 1691

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 10: 25 November 1691', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 10: 1688-1693 (1802), pp. 561-562. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29154 Date accessed: 21 August 2014.


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Mercurii, 25 die Novembris; 3° Gulielmi et Mariæ.

Putt's Estate.

AN ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act to enable the Executors and Trustees of Sir Thom. Putt, Baronet, deceased, to lease several Messuages, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, during the Minority of Sir Tho. Putt, Baronet, Son and Heir of Sir Tho. Putt, towards the Payment of Five hundred Pounds apiece Legacies to his Three Sisters, Margaret, Ursula, and Susannah Putt, as also the Debts of the said Sir Tho. Putt the Father, was read the Second time.

Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Christie, Sir Walter Young, Mr. Strangewayes, Mr. Northleigh, Mr. Glemham, Mr. Chetwyn, Mr. Price, Mr. Kendall, Sir Rob. Henley, Sir John Cary, Sir Ralph Dutton, Mr. Kenyon, Mr. Wilmot, Mr. Carew, Mr. Cooke, Mr. Roberts, Mr. Henley, Mr. Freeman, Sir Fran. Drake, Mr. Blowfeild, Mr. Okeden, Mr. Burdet, Mr. Bromly, Sir Fra. Guybon, Mr. Phillipps, Sir John Fowell, Sir Rob. Edon, Colonel Earle, Sir Wm. Honeywood, Mr. Arnold, Sir John Guise, Mr. Bowyer, Mr. Stowell, Sir Bowchier Wray, Mr. Freke, Sir Cha. Raleigh: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Four of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.

Hawkers and Pedlars.

A Bill for suppressing of Hawkers and Pedlars, was read the Second time.

Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Onslow, Sir Fra. Guybon, Mr. Goldwell, Mr. Fenwick, Mr. Glemham, Mr. Willmot, Sir Thom. Darcye, Sir Rob. Edon, Mr. Brockman, Sir Wils. Lawson, Mr. Christie, Sir Jervas Elwes, Mr. Biddolph, Mr. Thornhaugh, Mr. Bull, Mr. Staynes, Mr. Hawtry, Mr. Buscawen, Mr. Tayler, Mr. Hopkins, Mr. Chetwyn, Mr. Palmes, Mr. Hutchinson, Mr. Henley, Mr. Burdet, Mr. Burrard, Mr. Greenfeild, Mr. Clark, Mr. Ogle, Mr. Kenyon, Mr. Hobby, Mr. Hedger, Mr. Trenchard, Sir Wm. Forster, Mr. Slater, Mr. Blowfeild, Sir Robert Henley, Sir Math. Andrewes, Sir Walter Young, Mr. Leving, Sir Thom. Vernon: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Four of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.

Raising the value of Lands, &c.

Resolved, That a Committee be appointed, to consider of the best Means for the raising the Value and Rate of Lands, and for the Suppressing of riotous Living and Debauchery, and to report their Opinions therein to the House.

And it is referred unto Colonel Sackvile, Sir Edw. Seymour, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Mr. Hampden, Mr. Papillion, Sir Rob. Edon, Mr. Goldwell, Mr. Newport, Mr. Glemham, Sir John Cary, Mr. Biddulph, Sir Cha. Keymis, Mr. Perry, Sir Jerv. Elwes, Mr. Guy, Sir Rob. Howard, Mr. Cooke, Sir Tho. Darcy, Mr. Hopkins, Sir Fra. Guybons, Mr. Thornhaugh, Mr. Christie, Sir John Dorrell, Mr. Leving, Mr. Hawtry, Mr. Hutchinson, Mr. Clerke, Mr. Willmot, Mr. Gilbert, Lord Pawlet, Mr. Travers, Sir Robert Howard, Mr. Kenyon, Sir Tho. Bernardiston, Mr. Brewer, Sir John Knatchbull, Sir John Cutler, Mr. Kendall, Mr. Palmes, Mr. Fenwick, Mr. Lutterell, Sir Rob. Henley, Mr. Brockman: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Four of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chambers.

Defaulter at Call of the House.

Ordered, That Sir John Moreton be admitted into the House, he having paid his Fees to the Serjeant.

French Bay Salt.

Mr. Papillion reports from the Committee to whom the Bill for the preserving Two Ships Loads of Bay Salt taken as Prize, for the Benefit of the Navy, to be accounted for by the Victuallers to their Majesties, was committed, That they had made several Amendments to the Bill; which they had directed him to report to the House: And which he read in his Place, with the Coherence; and afterwards, delivered the same in at the Table: Where the same were once read throughout; and then a Second time severally, one by one; and, upon the Question severally put thereupon, agreed unto by the House.

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

Making Saltpetre

Resolved, That a Committee be appointed to prepare and bring in a Bill, upon the Debate of the House, for the making Saltpetre here in England.

And it is referred unto Sir Tho. Clarges, Sir Christopher Musgrave, Mr. Buscawen, Sir Sam. Bernardiston, Sir Tho. Littleton, Mr. Cooke, Mr. Piggott, Sir Rich. Onslow, Mr. Paul Foley, Sir Math. Andrewes, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Sir Rob. Henley, Sir Hen. Goodrick, Sir Ralph Dutton, Major Vincent, Mr. Gwyn, Mr. Christie, Colonel Sackvile, Sir Rob. Edon, Sir Rob. Cotton, Sir Thom. Samuell, Sir John Dorrell, Mr. Ogle, Mr. Machell, Sir Tho. Darcye, Sir Tho. Bernardiston, Mr. Travers, Sir Thom. Vernon; or any Five of them: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Four of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.

Recovery of Tythes.

Ordered, That the Report from the Committee to whom the Bill for more speedy and easy Recovery of small Tythes was committed, be made upon Friday Morning next.

Oath of Supremacy.

Ordered, That the Amendments, made by the Lords, to the ingrossed Bill, intituled, An Act for the abrogating the Oath of Supremacy, in Ireland, and appointing other Oaths, be taken into Consideration upon Saturday Morning next.

Supply.

Then the House resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider further of the Supplies to be granted to their Majesties for the carrying . . a vigorous War against France, in relation to the Land Forces.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.

Mr. Solicitor General took the Chair of the Committee.

Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

Mr. Solicitor General reports from the said Committee, That they had agreed upon several Resolutions; which they had directed him to report to the House: And which he read in his Place; and afterwards, delivered in at the Table: Where the same were read; and are as followeth; viz.

Resolved, That it is the Opinion of this Committee, That the Pay of the Officers and Soldiers to be employed in Ireland for the Year 1692, be in the like Manner and Proportions as the same was in the Reign of King Charles the Second.

Resolved, That it is the Opinion of this Committee, That the Twelve thousand Nine hundred and Sixty Men, which, his Majesty has been pleased to signify, are intended to be continued in Ireland for the Year 1692, do consist of Officers and Soldiers making up that Number.

The First of the said Resolutions being read a Second time;

Resolved, That the House doth agree with the Committee in the said Resolution, That the Pay of the Officers and Soldiers to be employed in Ireland for the Year 1692, be in the like Manner and Proportions as the same was in the Reign of King Charles the Second.

The Second Resolution being read a Second time;

Resolved, That the House doth agree with the Committee in the said Resolution, That the Twelve thousand Nine hundred and Sixty Men, which his Majesty has been pleased to signify are intended to be continued in Ireland for the Year 1692, do consist of Officers and Soldiers making up that Number.

Mr. Solicitor General also acquainted the House, That he was directed by the said Committee to move, That a Committee may be appointed, to consider, What the Charge of the Army in Ireland will be, for the Year 1692; and how far that Kingdom can contribute towards the Support of that Charge.

Ordered, That a Committee be appointed to consider, What the Charge of the Army in Ireland will be, for the Year 1692; and how far that Kingdom can contribute towards the Support of that Charge.

And it is referred unto Mr. Solicitor General, Sir Tho. Clarges, Sir Edw. Seymour, Mr. Gwyn, Sir Cha. Wyndham, Mr. Bale, Mr. Trelawny, Lord Ranelagh, Sir Cha. Bloys, Mr. Palmes, Mr. Mountague, Lord Colchester, Sir Robert Cotton, Major Vincent, Mr. Culliford, Mr. Bedding feild, Sir Tho. Littleton, Lord Fitzharding, Sir Wm. Strickland, Lord Pawlet, Sir Rob. Henley, Mr. Carter, Colonel Erle, Mr. Tilney, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Mr. Pelham, Mr. Bertie, Sir Hen. Johnson, Mr. Glemham, Mr. Cary, Sir John Cary, Mr. Herbert, Mr. Lutterell, Mr. Chetwyn, Sir Rich. Reynell, Sir Christopher Musgrave, Colonel Godfry, Mr. Fox, Lord Brandon, Mr. Harley, Sir Wm. Forrester, Mr. Leving, Mr. Foley, Mr. Arnold, Mr. Brockman, Mr. Vincent, Mr. Parkhurst, Sir Steph. Fox, Sir Tho. Bernardiston, Sir Tho. Tayler, Mr. Tayler: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Five of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.

Mr. Solicitor General also acquainted the House, That he was directed by the said Committee to move the House, That an Estimate of the Charge of the Number of the Land Forces, which his Majesty has been pleased to signify he thinks necessary to be continued in England, Scotland, and the West Indies, and to be transported beyond the Seas, for the Service of the Year 1692, including the Officers, may be laid before the House.

Ordered, That an Estimate of the Charge of the Number of the Land Forces, which his Majesty has been pleased to signify he thinks necessary to be continued in England, Scotland, and the West Indies, and to be transported beyond the Seas, for the Service of the Year 1692, including the Officers, be laid before the House.

Mr. Solicitor General also acquainted the House, That he was directed by the said Committee to move the House, That an Estimate of the Charge of the General Officers, with the Number of them, and their Pay, and the Charge of the Hospitals, and Train of Artillery, and Garisons, for the Service of the Year 1692, may be laid before the House.

Ordered, That an Estimate of the Charge of the General Officers, with the Number of them, and their Pay, and the Charge of the Hospitals, and Train of Artillery, and Garisons, for the Service of the Year 1692, be laid before the House.

Mr. Solicitor General also acquainted the House, That he was directed by the said Committee to move the House, That an Estimate of the Charge of the Hire of the Transport Ships, and other Charges of Transportation, for the Service of the Year 1692, may be laid before the House.

Ordered, That an Estimate of the Charge of the Hire of the Transport Ships, and other Charges of Transportation, for the Service of the Year 1692, be laid before the House.

Ordered, That the Lord Ranelagh, the Officers of the Ordnance, and the Commissioners of the Navy, do respectively lay the said Estimates before this House.

Mr. Solicitor General also acquainted the House, That he was directed by the said Committee to move the House, That the said Committee might have Leave to sit again.

Resolved, That the House will, upon Saturday Morning next, at Ten a Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider further of the Supplies to be granted to their Majesties for the carrying on a vigorous War against France.

Committees.

Ordered, That all Committees be revived.

And then the House adjourned till Friday Morning, Eight a Clock.