House of Commons Journal Volume 10
20 February 1693

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 10: 20 February 1693', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 10: 1688-1693 (1802), pp. 819-821. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29317 Date accessed: 30 September 2014.


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Lunæ, 20 die Februarii ; 5° Gullielmi et Mariæ.

Prayers.

Goodwyn's Estate.

AN ingrossed Bill to enable Thomas Goodwyn the younger to sell Lands for the Payment of Debts, and making Provision for his Wife and Children, was read the Third time.

Resolved, That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act to enable Thomas Goodwyn the younger to sell Lands for the Payment of Debts, and making Provision for his Wife and Children.

Ordered, That Mr. Serjeant Blincoe do carry the Bill to the Lords; and desire their Concurrence thereunto.

Steven's Estate.

An ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act for selling the Estate of William Stevens, late of Greenwich in Kent, was read the First time.

Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.

Hinde's Estate.

An ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act for vesting a Messuage and Lands in Trustees, to be sold for Payment of Debts of Abraham Hinde, deceased, was read the First time.

Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir Miles Cook and Mr. Meredith;

Butter and Cheese Trade.

Mr. Speaker,

The Lords have agreed to the Bill, intituled, An Act to prevent Abuses committed by the Traders in Butter and Cheese; with some Amendments: To which Amendments they desire the Concurrence of this House.

And then the Messengers withdrew.

Seymour's Estate.

An ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act for the better Assurance of the Manor of Woodlands, and Hundred of Knolton, unto Edward Seymour, Esquire, was read the Second time.

Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Boscowen, Sir Bourch. Wray, Mr. Gwyn, Mr. Chetwynd, Mr. Arnold, Colonel Perry, Colonel Roll, Mr. Blowfield, Mr. Biddulph, Mr. Waller, Mr. Ellyot, Mr. Clarke, Mr. Trelawney, Mr. Lutterell, Sir Rob. Cotton Mr. Foley, Sir Sam. Bernadiston, Mr. Fenwick, Mr. Cooke, Mr. Dyot, Mr. Sandford, Mr. Smith, Mr. Hedger, Colonel Trelawney, Mr. Lloyd, Mr. Roberts, Mr. Osborne, and all the Members that serve for the Counties of Devon, Dorset, and Cornwall: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Four a Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: And are impowered to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Expiring Laws.

Mr. Attorney General, according to the Order of the Day, reported from the Committee to whom the Bill for reviving, continuing, and explaining several Laws expired, and near expiring, 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 in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were once read throughout; and several of them were severally read a Second time, one by one; and, upon the Question severally put thereupon, agreed unto by the House.

Then Amendment, Folio * Line *, touching Plymouth and Bridgwater, being Ports for Wool to be transported to, from Ireland, being read a Second time;

The Amendment was divided.

And the Question being put, That the House do agree with the Committee in the said Amendment, as touching Plymouth;

The House divided.

The Noes go forth.

Tellers for the Yeas, Sir Walter Young, 81.
Mr. Foley junior:
Tellers for the Noes, Sir Jo. Tredenham, 110.
Mr. Baile:

So it passed in the Negative.

And then the Question being put, That the House do agree with the Committee in the said Amendment, as to Bridgwater;

It passed in the Negative.

Then the Amendment, Folio *, Line *, relating to the reviving the Act for regulating the Press, and Printing, being read a Second time;

And the Question being put, That the House do agree with the Committee in the said Amendment;

The House divided.

The Noes go forth.

Tellers for the Yeas, Mr. Goldwell, 99.
Mr. Harcourt:
Tellers for the Noes, Sir Sa. Bernadiston, 80.
Mr. Bowyer:

So it was resolved in the Affirmative.

The rest of the said Amendments, being read a Second time, one by one, were, upon the Question severally put thereupon, agreed unto by the House.

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

Supply Bill; Impositions on Merchandize.

Then the House resumed the Consideration of the Bill for granting to their Majesties several additional Impositions upon Merchandize.

And Mr. Attorney General reported, That the Members, appointed by the House, had prepared Clauses of Loan and Appropriation, according to Order: Which he presented to the House.

The Clause of Loan was twice read:

And a Blank being therein for the Sum to be borrowed, and Interest for it;

Resolved, That the First Blank be filled up with Five hundred and Ten thousand Pounds.

Resolved, That the Second Blank be filled up with Eight Pounds.

And they were filled up accordingly.

Resolved, That the Clause be made Part of the Bill.

Then the Clause of Appropriation was twice read:

And a Blank being therein for the Sum to be appropriated;

Resolved, That the Blank be filled up with One Million Two hundred Twenty-six thousand Five hundred Sixteen Pounds Eighteen Shillings.

Resolved, That the Clause be made Part of the Bill.

Then a Clause was offered to be added to the Bill, That no Collector or Officer of the Customs shall in anywise endeavour to persuade any Elector to give, or dissuade him from giving his Vote for any Person to serve in Parliament, under the like Penalties to be inflicted on the Excisemen in like Cases.

And the Question being put, That the same be made Part of the Bill;

It passed in the Negative.

A Clause was offered to be added to the Bill, That it shall not extend to foreign Stores sold to the Use of their Majesties, by Contract with the Navy Board, before the First of January 1692, upon Certificate from the Commissioners of the Navy, and the Oath of the Importer of such foreign Stores, of the Truth of the said Contract; and that he will deliver the same to their Majesties Stores, pursuant thereto.

And the same was twice read; and, 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 all Vessels taking in Loading for London in any Port within the Counties of Essex or Kent, of the Growth of those Counties, shall be suffered to pass, by Transire, to and from London, so as the same are not charged with any Custom; for which the Master shall pay, as is customary for Transire.

And the same was twice read:

And there being a Blank therein;

A Motion was made, and the Question was put, That the Blank be filled up with Six-pence;

It passed in the Negative.

And so nothing more was done thereon.

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

Commissioners of Accompts.

Colonel Granville, according to the Order of the Day, reported from the Committee of the whole House, to whom the Bill for examining, taking, and stating the publick Accompts of the Kingdom, 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 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 ingrossed.

London Orphans.

Mr. Harcourt, according to Order, presented to the House a Bill for satisfying the Debts due to the Orphans of the City of London. And the same was received.

Ordered, That the Bill be read To-morrow Morning at Eleven a Clock.

Prohibiting Trade with France.

Resolved, That this House will, To-morrow Morning after the said Bill is read, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the Bill for continuing the Acts for prohibiting all Trade and Commerce with France, and for the Encouraging of Privateers.

Shipwrights Petition.

A Petition of the Company of Shipwrights of Redrith, was presented to the House, and read.

And the same was, by Leave of the House, withdrawn.

Committees.

Ordered, That all Committees be adjourned.

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