Mercurii, 30 die Decembris; 3° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
Recovery of Tythes.
ORDERED, That the ingrossed Bill for the more
easy and speedy Recovery of small Tythes, be read
the Third time To-morrow Morning.
An ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act
for the Enabling of Sir Thom. Burton, Baronet, to sell
Lands for Payment of Debts, was read the Second time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Sir Jos.
Tredenham, Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir Rob. Edon, Sir Tho.
Clarges, Mr. Freeman, Mr. Vincent, Mr. Blowfeild, Mr.
Sherrard, Mr. Brewer, Mr. Hawtry, Mr. Carter, Mr.
Kendall, Mr. Christie, Sir Jon. Jennings, Mr. Cooke, Mr.
Gray, Mr. Waller, Mr. Arnold, Mr. Bowyer, Mr. England, Mr. Greenfeild, Mr. Travers, Mr. Ramden, Sir Tho.
Mackworth, Mr. Jervois, and all the Members that serve
for the Counties of Nottingham and Leicester: And they
are to meet this Afternoon at Four of the Clock, in the
St. Anne's Westminster Church.
An ingrossed Bill for the making further Provision for
finishing the Parish Church of Saint Anne within the
Liberties of Westminster, and other Buildings, directed
to be erected, to be done pursuant to a former Act of
Parliament, was read the Third time.
An Amendment was proposed to be made in Press 3,
Line 27 and 28, to leave out "by Distress and Sale of his
or her Goods:" And the same was, upon the Question
put thereupon, agreed unto by the House; and the Bill
amended at the Table accordingly.
Resolved, That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be,
An Act for the making further Provision for finishing
the Parish Church of St. Anne within the Liberties of
Westminster, and other Buildings directed to be erected,
to be done pursuant to a former Act of Parliament.
Ordered, That Sir Walter Clarges do carry the Bill to
the Lords; and desire their Concurrence thereunto.
A Bill for discouraging the Exportation of Bullion,
and encouraging the Importation thereof, and converting
the same into the Coin of this Realm, was read the
Resolved, That the Bill be committed, upon the Debate of the House, to a Committee of the whole House.
Resolved, That this House will, upon Monday Morning next, at Ten a Clock, resolve itself into a Committee
of the whole House, to consider of the said Bill.
Ordered, That the Commissioners of the Customs do,
upon Monday Morning next, bring to this House an
Account, what Bullion has been yearly exported for
Seven Years last past, either as foreign Bullion, or melted
Silver and Gold coined.
Ordered, That the Officers of the Mint do, upon
Monday Morning next, bring to this House an Account
what Silver and Gold Coin has been coined there yearly
since the Year 1659.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Miles Cooke and
Sir Lacon Wm. Child;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have passed a Bill, intituled,
An Act for enabling Sir Dudly Cullum, Baronet, to raise
Monies to pay his Brother and Sisters Portions: To which
they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Causes in Chancery.
Also the Lords do put this House in mind of the Bill
for the better Determining of Causes in Chancery, and
other Courts of Equity.
And then the Messengers withdrew.
Clandestine trading to France.
A Petition of Wm. Tilford was presented to the House,
and read; setting forth, That divers Persons, known to
the Petitioner, do hold Correspondence with France; and
send over Lead and other Commodities thither by French
Passes and Letters: And praying he may be called before
the House to prove the Allegations aforesaid.
Ordered, That the Petition do lie upon the Table.
Then the House, according to the Order of the Day,
resolved 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.
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 made a further Progress in the Matter
to them referred: And that they had directed him to move
the House, That they may have Leave to sit again.
Resolved, That this House will To-morrow, after the
Report of the Conference on Tuesday last is taken into
Consideration, 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.
Ordered, That Sir John Guise, Mr. Freke, Serjeant Trenchard, Mr. Smith, be added to the Committee to whom
the Bill for the making Saltpetre here in England, is
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Eight of the Clock.