House of Commons Journal Volume 11
17 March 1694

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 11: 17 March 1694', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 11: 1693-1697 (1803), pp. 129-130. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=38998 Date accessed: 30 July 2014.


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Sabbati, 17 die Martii;

6° Gulielmi et Mariæ.

Prayers.

Vexations Suits.

MR. Fenwick reported from the Committee, to whom the Bill for the Amendment of the Laws, in taxing Costs, and preventing Suits for involuntary Trespasses, was committed, That they had made several Amendments to the Bill; which they had directed him to report to the House: 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.

And some other Amendments were, by the House, made to the Bill.

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

Registry of Deeds.

Ordered, That the Report from the Committee, to whom the Bill for registring Memorials of Deeds, Feoffments, Conveyances, and Wills, was committed, be made upon Thursday Morning next.

A Person petitions to be discharged.

The Petition of Michael Tooley, in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, which was formerly presented to the House, and laid on the Table, was read; whereby he acknowledged his Offence, and begged Pardon for the same.

Ordered, That the said Michael Tooley be brought to the Bar on Monday Morning next, in order to his Discharge.

Holt's Estate.

Ordered, That the Report from the Committee, to whom the Bill for divesting several Securities out of Andrew Founteine Esquire, and others; and vesting the same in Trustees, for raising and paying the Money upon the said Securities; and assigning the Residue of the Estate, incumbered therewith, to Sir Charles Holt Baronet; was committed; be made upon this Day Sevennight, at Ten a Clock in the Morning.

Duchy of Cornwall Leasing.

An ingrossed Bill for enabling their Majesties to make Grants, Leases, and Copies of Offices, Lands, and Hereditaments, Parcel of their Duchy of Cornwall, or annexed to the same; and for Confirmation of Leases and Grants already made; was read the Third time.

Resolved, That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act for enabling their Majesties to make Grants, Leases, and Copies of Offices, Lands and Hereditaments, Parcel of their Duchy of Cornwall, or annexed to the same; and for Confirmation of Leases and Grants already made.

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

Supply Bill; Duties on Salt, Beer, &c.

The House, according to the Order of the Day, resumed the adjourned Consideration, and Debate, of the Report of the Bill for granting to their Majesties certain Rates and Duties upon Salt, and upon Beer, Ale, and other Liquors, for securing certain Recompences and Advantages, in the said Bill mentioned, to such Persons as shall voluntarily advance the Sum of Ten hundred thousand Pounds, towards carrying on the War against France:

And Clause K was read a Second time; and, with some Amendments, agreed unto by the House.

Clauses L and M were severally read a Second time; and agreed unto by the House.

An Amendment being proposed to be made in the Bill, Fo. 7. L. 4, by leaving out the Words of the Oath to be made of having paid the Duty upon Salt;

The Question was put, That the said Words do stand Part of the Bill.

The House divided.

The Yeas go forth.

Tellers for the Yeas, Mr. Culliford,
Mr. Onslow:
121.
Tellers for the Noes, Mr. Bickerstaff,
Mr. Shackerly:
  70

So it was resolved in the Affirmative.

A Clause was offered to be added to the Bill, touching the Weighing of Salt in Cheshire:

And the same was twice read, with a Blank; which was filled up by the House.

And the Clause was, upon the Question put thereupon, agreed by the House to be made Part of the Bill.

Another Clause was offered to be added to the Bill, for the using Salt from England in the Curing of Fish taken in the Narrow Seas:

And the same was once read.

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

It passed in the Negative.

Another Clause was offered to be added to the Bill touching the Refining of Salt:

And the same was twice read.

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

It passed in the Negative.

Another Clause was offered to be added to the Bill, for Taxing of Irish Salt:

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, for the Removing of Rock-Salt:

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, for the Duty to be paid for Salt already contracted for:

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; for the Commissioners to do their Duties on a Penalty:

And the same was once read.

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

It passed in the Negative.

Another Clause was offered to be added to the Bill, That no Member of this House shall be concerned in the Duty:

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

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

Leck by Manor.

A Message from the Lords, by Mr. Meredeth and Mr. Keck:

Mr. Speaker,

The Lords have passed a Bill, intituled, An Act for the vesting the Third Part of the Manor of Leckby, alias Letby, and other Lands, in the County of York, in Trustees, to be sold; and for settling a Farm, and other Lands, in Terling and Much-Leighs, in the County of Essex, of greater Value, to and upon the same Uses: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

And then the Messengers withdrew.

Ease of Jurors.

Ordered, That the Debate, upon the ingrossed Bill for the Ease of Jurors who shall serve at the Assizes for England and Wales, be resumed upon Wednesday Morning next.

Woollen Manufactures.

Ordered, That the further Consideration of the Report from the Committee, to whom the Bill for reviving the Act, made in the First Year of their Majesties Reign, for the preventing the Exportation of Wool; and encouraging the Woollen Manufactures of this Kingdom; ..... be adjourned until Tuesday Morning next, after the Consideration of the Report of the Bill for disabling the Borough of Stockbridge, in the County of Southampton, to send Burgesses to serve in Parliament for the future, is over.

Committees.

Ordered, That all Committees be revived.

Preventing Stockjobbing.

Ordered, That Mr. Tankred, Sir John Knight, Mr. Churchill, Lord Hide, Colonel Cornwall, Sir Robert Edon, Mr. Harley, Mr. Devereux, Mr. Price, Mr. Chetwynd, Mr. Bulkley, Mr. Tredenham, be added to the Committee, to whom the Bill for preventing of Frauds and Abuses in Buying and Selling of Parts and Shares in joint Stocks is committed: And that all the Members of the House that come to the said Committee have Voices.

And then the House adjourned till Monday Morning, Nine a Clock.