Dunæ, 7 die Decembris; 3° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
A BILL to explain a Proviso touching Royal Mines
in the Statute made in the First Year of their Majesties Reign, intituled, An Act for Repeal of the Statute of 5 Henr. IVti, against multiplying Gold and Silver,
was read the Second time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Captain Bickerstaffe, Lord Norreis, Mr. Christie, Sir John Knight,
Mr. Baile, Mr. Cary, Mr. Price, Sir Jon. Jennings, Mr.
Buscawen, Sir Tho. Darcy, Mr. Biddolph, Mr. Vincent,
Mr. Lutterell, Mr. Sandford, Sir Bowchier Wray, Sir
Roger Puleston, Sir Rob. Cotton, Sir John Key, Sir Wm.
Cooke, Mr. Cooke, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Sir Edw. Phillipps,
Sir Christopher Musgrave, Lord Wm. Pawlet, Mr. Burdet, Mr. Blowfeild, Sir Hen. Ashurst, Mr. Leving, Sir
John Dorrell, Mr. Willmot, Mr. Kendall, Mr. Clerke,
Mr. Papillion, Mr. Bromley, Mr. Arnold, Mr. Waller,
and all the Members that serve for the Counties of Cornwall, Devon, and Derby, York and Wales: And they are
to meet at Four of the Clock this Afternoon in the
Defaulter at Call excused.
The House being acquainted, That Henry Nortleigh,
Esquire, a Member of this House, who was ordered to be
committed to the Serjeant at Arms for not attending the
Service of the House, is very ill, and so has been for some
time; and that the same is so certified by his Physician;
The which Certificate was read.
Ordered, That the said Mr. Nortleigh have Six Weeks
time given him to come up to attend the Service of the
Ordered, That the ingrossed Bill to prevent false and
double Returns of Members to serve in Parliament, be
read the Third time on Thursday next, at Eleven a Clock.
Brewers not to be Maltsters.
A Bill to prevent Brewers from being Maltsters, was
read the Second time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed, upon the Debate of the House, to Mr. Christie, Mr. Bromly, Sir Tho.
Darcy, Mr. Burdet, Mr. Arnold, Mr. Vincent, Mr. Clarke,
Mr. Leving, Mr. Thornhaugh, Mr. Cooke, Sir John Dorrell, Sir Wm. Cooper, Sir Hen. Johnson, Mr. Colt, Sir
Ralph Dutton, Mr. Ramsden, Colonel Sackvile, Mr.
Blowfeild, Mr. Wallpoole, Sir Ralph Carre, Mr. Henley,
Sir John Bancks, Sir Robert Cotton, Mr. Palmes, Sir
John Knight: And it is to be an Instruction to the said
Committee, That they prepare a Clause, That no Brewer
be a Justice of the Peace: And they are to meet this
Afternoon at Four of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chambers.
Tythes of Hemp and Flax.
An ingrossed Bill for the better ascertaining the Tythes
of Hemp and Flax, was read the Third time.
Resolved, That the Bill do pass: And that the Title
be, An Act for the better ascertaining the Tythes of
Hemp and Flax.
Ordered, That Sir John Dorrell do carry the Bill to
the Lords; and desire their Concurrence thereunto.
Judges Commissions, &c.
Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill to
ascertain the Commissions and Salaries of the Judges.
Supply Bill; Excise.
Then the House, according to the Order of the Day,
resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House, to
consider of the Bill for granting to their Majesties certain Impositions upon Beer, Ale, and other Liquors, for
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Solicitor General took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Mr. Solicitor General reported from the said Committee, That they had gone through the Bill; and made
several Amendments; and had directed him to report
the same to the House.
Ordered, That the Report of the said Bill, with the
Amendments, be made To-morrow Morning at Eleven
East India Company.
Resolved, That this House will, upon Thursday Morning next, at Ten a Clock, resolve itself into a Committee
of the whole House, to consider further of the Petitions
concerning the East India Trade.
Debate on Conference with Lords.
Ordered, That the adjourned Debate of Saturday last,
upon the Report of the Conference with the Lords, be
resumed To-morrow Morning at Ten a Clock.
The House being informed, That the Commissioners
for the Transportations attended, according to Order;
They were brought in to the Bar; where they delivered in Estimates of the Charges of the Hire of the Transport Ships, and other Charges of Transportation, for the
Service of the Year 1692.
And being withdrawn; the said Estimates were read;
and are as follow;
A Computation of the Charge of transporting Forces
from Ireland to England, and from England and
Scotland beyond Sea.
|Provisions for Twenty-two thousand Men and Four thousand Horses from Ireland to England; and for Twenty-six thousand Men and Five thousand Horses from England and Scotland beyond Sea for Thirty Days, amounts to
|Tonage of Shipping for Three Months for Transport the aforesaid Number of Men and Horses, comes to
|The Total is
If the Expedition shall require the further Service of the
Transport Ships, the Increase of Charge will be, for
|For every Ten Days Provision
|Total per mensem£.
No Computation is made here for the Train of Artillery, or Provision for Accidents.
The Charge of transporting the Train of Artillery, according to the Computation of Tonage which we have
received from the Office of Ordnance, of Stores,
Horses, and Men;
Shipping for Stores and One thousand Six hundred Horses belonging to the said Train, computed to be Eight thousand Ton, for Three Months, amounts to
|Provisions of Hay, Oats, Water Cask, and all other Necessaries, for One Month, amounts
|Stabling for the Horse
|Provisions for dieting Nine hundred Gunners, Matrosses, Waggonners, Carters, Drivers, and several Artificers in their Passage belonging to the said Train, for One Month
P. Rich, John Ellis.
Ordered, That the Examination and Consideration of
the said Estimates be referred to the Committee to whom
the Consideration of the List of the Forces for the Year
1692, and the List of the General Officers and Estimates
of the Ordnance, and Abstract of the Establishment of
the Garisons, is referred.
Tavistock, &c. Elections
Ordered, That the Reports from the Committee of
Privileges and Elections, touching the Elections for the
Borough of Tavistock and Dunwich, be made To-morrow
Morning, after the other Reports of Elections.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Eight of the Clock.