Jovis, 16 die Februarii ;
5° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
MR. Clark reported from the Committee to whom
the ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An
Act to enable Trustees to sell Part of the Lands and Tenements of Mathew Pitt, . . ., and Robert Pitt, Gentleman,
for Paying of Debts, and to settle the rest of their Lands
upon the said Math. and Robert and the Wife of the said
Robert and their Issue, was committed, That they had
examined and considered the same, and the Petition of
Agatha Pitt, referred to the Consideration of the said Committee; and had made an Amendment 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
Twice read; and, upon the Question put thereupon,
agreed unto by the House; and is as followeth; viz.
Press 19. L. 36. after "Administrator," add "and
also to Agatha Pitt, Wife of Math. Pitt, all her Right
of Dower and Thirds, of, in, and to any the Lands,
Messuages, Tenements, and Hereditaments of him the
said Math. Pitt."
Mr. Serjeant Blincoe reported from the Committee to
whom the Bill to enable Tho. Goodwyn the younger to sell
some Lands for the Payment of Debts, and make Provision for his Wife and Children, 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 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, agreed unto by the House.
Ordered, That the Bill, with the Amendments, be
Ordered, That the Time for reading and dispatching
private Bills be enlarged until Eleven a Clock.
Sir Robert Howard presented to the House, Observations upon the Accompts delivered in by the Commissioners for taking the publick Accompts.
And the same were read.
Ordered, That the said Commissioners have a Copy
Then the House, according to the Order of the Day,
resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House, to
consider of the Petition of the Lord Mayor, Aldermen,
and Common Council of the City of London, touching
the Orphans of the said City.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Harcourt took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Mr. Harcourt reported from the said Committee, That
they had come to several Resolutions; which they had
directed him to report to the House.
Ordered, That the said Report be made To-morrow
Morning at Eleven a Clock.
Ordered, That the Bill for continuing Part of the Act
made in the First Year of their Majesties Reign, for the
better preventing the Exportation of Wool, and encouraging the Woolen Manufactures of this Kingdom, be read the
Third time To-morrow Morning, after the said Report.
Supply Bill; Impositions on Merchandize.
Ordered, That the Report from the Committee of the
whole House, to whom the Bill for granting to their Majesties several additional Impositions upon Merchandize,
was committed, be made To-morrow Morning, after the
Committee of the whole House hath sat to consider of
the Bill for examining, taking, and stating the publick
Accompts of the Kingdom.
Ways and Means.
Resolved, That this House will, To-morrow Morning,
after the said Report is over, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider further of Ways and
Means for raising the Supply to be granted to their Majesties, for the carrying on a vigorous War against France.
Ordered, That the Report from the Committee to whom
the Bill for reviving and continuing several Laws expired,
and near expiring, was committed, be made upon Saturday Morning next, at Ten a Clock.
Ordered, That all Committees be adjourned.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Eight a Clock.