House of Commons Journal Volume 10
6 March 1693

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 10: 6 March 1693', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 10: 1688-1693 (1802), pp. 843-844. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29329 Date accessed: 25 October 2014.


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Lunæ, 6 die Martii; 5° Gulielmi et Mariæ.

Prayers.

Hinde's Estate.

SIR William Cooper reported from the Committee to whom the ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act for the vesting a Messuage and Lands in Trustees, to be sold for Payment of the Debts of Abraham Hinde, deceased, was committed, That they had examined and 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 Clerk's Table.

Smith's Estate.

An ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act for the Sale of Lands by Sir Robert Smith, and settling other Lands, of a greater Value, to the same Uses, in lieu thereof, was read the Third time.

Resolved, That the Bill do pass; and the Title agreed to.

Ordered, That Mr. Hungerford do carry the Bill to the Lords; and acquaint them, that this House hath agreed to the same, with some Amendments: To which Amendments this House desires their Lordships Concurrence.

Hameldon Manors.

An ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act for settling and confirming the Manors and Lands in Hameldon in the County of Rutland, as they are now enjoyed, and have been for divers Years last past, pursuant to an Agreement for Inclosing and Exchanging of Lands there, was read the Third time.

Resolved, That the Bill do pass; and the Title agreed to.

Ordered, That Mr. Hungerford do carry the Bill to the Lords; and acquaint them, That this House hath agreed to the same, with some Amendments: To which Amendments this House desires their Lordships Concurrence.

Privilege-Petition from a Person in custody.

A Petition of Robert Davis, Deputy Marshal to Francis Robinson, Esquire, Provost Marshal General, in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, was read; whereby he acknowledged his Offence, and begged Pardon for the same; and prayed to be discharged out of Custody.

Ordered, That the said Davis be brought to the Bar of this House To-morrow Morning, in order to his Discharge.

Lotteries.

An ingrossed Bill for the prohibiting the Use of all Lotteries, was read the Third time.

An ingrossed Clause was offered, as a Rider, That Colonel Vaughan be paid Three hundred Pounds per Annum Annuity, with a Blank as to the charging the same.

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

The House divided.

The Yeas go forth.

Tellers for the Yeas, Mr. Shackerly, 30.
Sir John Knight:
Tellers for the Noes, Mr. Waller, 72.
Sir S. Bernadiston:

So it passed in the Negative.

Another ingrossed Clause was offered as a Rider, That all Wages, with a Blank for the Sum, and all Policies of Insurance. with a Blank for the time, shall be void.

And the same was read the First time.

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

It passed in the Negative.

Resolved, That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act for the prohibiting the Use of all Lotteries.

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

Prohibiting Trade with France.

An ingrossed Bill for the continuing the Acts for prohibiting all Trade and Commerce with France, and for the Encouragement of Privateers, was read the Third time.

And an Amendment was proposed to be made in the Bill, by leaving out the last Proviso, That Privateers, bound into the Mediterranean, &c. may take in Merchandize here in England, not exceeding a Moiety of the Tonage of such Ship, paying the Duties as Merchants do.

And the Question being put, That the said Proviso do stand Part of the Bill;

It passed in the Negative.

And the same was taken off the Table.

Another Amendment was proposed to be made in the Bill: Press 9. L. 2d, before "Goods," to insert "* * ." And the same was, upon the Question put thereupon, agreed unto by the House; and the Bill amended at the Table accordingly.

Then an ingrossed Clause was offered as a Rider, That, if any Commissioner of the Prizes or Customs shall detain the Shares belonging to any Person interested in any Privateer, longer than Two Days after the Time limited by the Act, they shall forfeit double the Sum so detained.

And the same was Thrice read; and, upon the Question put thereupon, agreed unto by the House to be made Part of the Bill.

Another ingrossed Clause was offered as a Rider, That the Seamen should have Ten Pounds given for every Gun taken.

And the same was read the First time; and withdrawn, by Leave of the House.

Resolved, That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act for the continuing the Acts for prohibiting all Trade and Commerce with France, and for the Encouragement of Privateers.

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

A Message from the Lords, by Sir John Franklyn, and Sir John Hoskins;

Mr. Speaker,

Price's Estate.

The Lords have agreed to the Amendments made by this House to the Bill, intituled, An Act to enable Roger Price, Esquire, to sell some Part of his Estate, for Payment of Portions to the Daughters of John Price, Esquire, deceased:

Bromhall's Debts.

And also to the Amendments made by this House to the Bill, intituled, An Act for the Sale of such Interest as Tho. Bromhall, an Infant, hath in the Office of the Warden of the Fleet, and in Thirteen Houses adjoining, and in an Office of the Custody and Keeping of the Palace at Westminster, for the more effectual Payment of Debts:

Bishop of London's Estate.

And also to the Amendments made by this House to the Bill, intituled, An Act for exchanging of several small Parcells of Land, in the Parish and Manor of Fulham, belonging to the Bishoprick of London, and Part of the Bishoprick of London, for other Lands of the like Value, to Charles Earl of Monmouth, and his Heirs.

And then the Messengers withdrew.

Supply Bill; Charging Joint Stocks. &c.

Resolved, That this House will, To-morrow Morning at Eleven a Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the Bill for laying several Impositions upon the East India Company's Stock, and other Stocks; and for continuing certain Impositions upon several Goods and Merchandize.

Fines and Recoveries in Glamorganshire.

Then the Counsel for the Earl of Pembrooke, and Lord Jeffries and Lady Charlott his Wife, were called in.

And the ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act to set aside Amendments and Alterations made in the Records and Writs of a Fine, and Two Recoveries, in the Grand Sessions held for the County of Glamorgan, was read the Second time.

And the Counsel and Witnesses for the Earl of Pembrook, and the Lord Jefferies and the Lady Charlot his Wife, were heard at the Bar to the Merits of the Cause.

And then the Counsel and Witnesses withdrew.

Resolved, That Candles be brought in.

And they were so.

And the Question being put, That the Bill be committed;

The House divided.

The Yeas go forth.

Tellers for the Yeas, Mr. Herbert, 81.
Mr. Smith,
Tellers for the Noes, Mr. Harcourt, 107.
Mr. Brereton:

So it passed in the Negative.

And then the Question being put, That the Bill be read the Third time;

It passed in the Negative.

Committees.

Ordered, That all Committees be adjourned.

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