Martis, 7 die Martii; 5° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
AN ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act
for the vesting a Messuage and Lands in Trustees,
to be sold for Payment of Debts of Abraham Hinde, deceased, was read the Third time.
Resolved, That the Bill do pass: And the Title be
Ordered, That Sir William Cooper do carry the Bill to
the Lords; and acquaint them, That this House hath
agreed to the same, without any Amendments.
Crown Office Proceedings.
An ingrossed Bill for regulating Proceedings in the
Crown Office in the Court of King's Bench, was read
the Third time.
And several Amendments were proposed to be made
in Pr. 1. L. 10. to leave out "such;" and L. 11. to leave
out "as aforesaid."
And the same were, upon the Question severally 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 regulating the Proceedings in the Crown
Office in the Court of King's Bench.
Ordered, That Mr. Price do carry the Bill to the
Lords; and desire their Concurrence thereunto.
Privilege- a person discharged from custody.
Then Robert Davis, in Custody of the Serjeant at
Arms attending this House, was, according to Order,
brought to the Bar: Where he, upon his Knees, received
a Reprimand from Mr. Speaker.
Ordered, That the said Robert Davis be discharged out
of Custody, paying his Fees.
Supply Bill; charging Joint Stocks, &c.
Then the House, according to the Order of the Day,
resolved 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
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Attorney General took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Mr. Attorney General reported from the Committee.
That they had gone through the Bill; and made several
Amendments to the same; which they had directed him
to report to the House.
Ordered, That the said Report be made To-morrow
Morning at Ten a Clock.
King appoints to be attended.
Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer acquainted this House,
That the Members that are of his Majesty's most honourable Privy Council having, according to the Order of this
House, waited upon his Majesty to know his Pleasure,
when he would be attended by this House, his Majesty
was pleased to appoint Thursday next in the Afternoon,
at Half an Hour after Four a Clock, in the Banqueting
House at Whitehall.
Precedents of Members absent beyond the Seas.
Ordered, That the Report from the Committee to
whom it was referred to search Precedents what the House
hath done, in case where any of their Members have been
employed in Foreign Service beyond the Seas, or any
Members have otherwise been absent from the Service of
the House, be made To-morrow Morning at Eleven a
Resolved, That this House will, To-morrow, after the
said Report is over, resolve itself into a Committee of the
whole House, to consider further of the Bill for Satisfaction
of the Debts due to the Orphans of the City of London.
Ordered, That Sir Wm. Strickland, Lord Bellamont, Mr.
Palmes, Sir Ra. Dutton, be added to the Committee to
whom the Bill for the Importation of Salpetre, notwithstanding the Act of Navigation, is committed.
Ordered, That all Committees be revived.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Nine a Clock.