House of Commons Journal Volume 10
15 February 1692

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 10: 15 February 1692', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 10: 1688-1693 (1802), pp. 670-671. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29219 Date accessed: 23 September 2014.


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Lunæ, 15 die Februarii; 4° Gulielmi et Mariæ.

Prayers.

Ealdstreets Prebend.

MR. Goldwell reports from the Committee to whom the ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act to enable Henry Halsted to make a Lease for the Improvement of his Prebend of Ealdstreete in the Church of St. Paul, in London, was committed, That they had agreed upon an Amendment to be made 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 in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same was read; and is as followeth; viz.

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And the same, being read a Second time, was, upon the Question put thereupon, agreed unto by the House.

The Bill was read the Third time.

Resolved, That the Bill do pass: And the Title . . agreed to.

Ordered, That Mr. Goldwell do carry the Bill to the Lords; and acquaint them, That this House hath agreed to the same, with the said Amendment; and desire their Concurrence thereunto.

Grantham's Estate.

An ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act for the enabling Vincent Grantham, Esquire, to lease Part of his Manor of Golthoe in Licolnshire, for raising Monies to pay Portions, and Debts charged thereupon, was read the Third time.

Resolved, That the Bill do pass: And the Title . . agreed to.

Ordered, That Mr. Clerke do carry the Bill to the Lords; and acquaint them, That this House hath agreed to the same without any Amendments.

Vaughan's Estate.

Mr. Price reports from the Committee to whom the ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act for the Settling of certain Messuages, Mills, Lands, and Tenements, in the County of Merioneth, upon certain Trustees, to be sold or mortgaged towards the Payment of the Debts of William Vaughan and Jenkin Vaughan, Esquires, deceased, was committed, That they had considered the Bill; and had directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendments. And he delivered the Bill in at the Table.

The Bill was read the Third time.

Resolved, That the Bill do pass: And the Title . . agreed to.

Ordered, That Mr. Price do carry the Bill to the Lords; and acquaint them, That this House hath agreed to the same, without any Amendments.

Trade in Cities, &c.

A Bill to prevent the Decay of Trade in Cities, Corporations, and Market Towns, was read the First time.

Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.

Supply Bill; Poll Tax.

Mr. Solicitor General, according to the Order of the Day, reports the Amendments made by the Committee of the whole House, to whom the Bill for a Quarterly Poll, was committed: The which he read in his Place, with the Coherence; and afterwards delivered in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were once read throughout; and then a Second time, one by one; and, upon the Question severally put thereupon, were, with some other Amendments made, agreed unto by the House.

A Clause, for appointing Commissioners for the Serjeants Inns, Inns of Courts, and Chancery, was offered to be added to the Bill.

And the same was twice read; and, with some Amendments made thereto, was, upon the Question put thereupon, agreed unto by the House to be made Part of the Bill.

Another Clause was offered to be added to the Bill, That one Act made the Second Year of their Majesties Reign, intituled, An Act for appointing Commissioners to examine, take, and state the Publick Accompts, be continued unto the Twenty-fifth Day of April 1693; and the like Allowances for the Clerks, and the Commissioners, named in the said Act, other than such of them as are now Commissioners for executing the Office of Lord High Admiral: And that the rest of the said Commissioners, or any Four of them, shall and may execute all the Powers in the said Act contained: And that the said Commissioners, or any Four of them, have hereby Power to take an Accompt of all Monies that have been, or shall be, given in this present Session.

And the same was once read.

And the Question being put, That the same be read a Second time;

The House divided.

The Yeas go forth.

Tellers for the Yeas, Colonel Granvile, 145.
Mr. Herbert,
Tellers for the Noes, Sir John Guise, 104.
Mr. Cary,

So it was resolved in the Affirmative.

Then the Clause was read a Second time; and, with some Amendments made thereunto, the same was, upon the Question put thereupon, agreed unto by the House to be made Part of the Bill.

Another Clause was offered to be added to the Bill, That, for the better enabling their Majesties to carry on the War against France, all Salaries, Fees and Perquisites, of all Offices and Employments whatsoever under the Crown; except only Five hundred Pounds per Annum to be allowed to the respective Officers, out of their respective Fees, Salaries and Perquisites; and also, except the Salaries, Fees and Perquisites, of the Speaker of the House of Commons, the Lords Commissioners of the Custody of the Great Seal of England, the Judges, all Foreign Ministers, and Commission Officers in their Majesties Fleet and Army, for or in respect of their said Offices; be, during the present War against France, applied only for the more effectual prosecuting the said War, and to no other Use or Purpose whatsoever.

And the Question being put, That the Clause be read;

It passed in the Negative.

Another Clause was offered to be added to the Bill, That * * * *.

And the Question being put, That the same be received;

It passed in the Negative.

Another Clause was offered to be added to the Bill, for appropriating * * * *.

And the Question being put, That the Clause be read;

The House divided.

The Yeas go forth.

Tellers for the Yeas, Colonel Cornewall, 101.
Mr. Fagg,
Tellers for the Noes, Mr. Cary, 66.
Mr. Goldwell,

So it was resolved in the Affirmative.

Resolved, That the reading the said Clause be adjourned till To-morrow Morning.

Mr. Speaker communicates a Letter.

Mr. Speaker acquainting the House, That he had, in the Chair, received a Letter; which seemed to be from Mr. Fuller;

Ordered, That the same be read.

And the same was opened, and read, accordingly; dated the Fifteenth of February 1691.

Committees.

Ordered, That all Committees be adjourned.

And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight a Clock.