House of Commons Journal Volume 11
4 January 1695

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 11: 4 January 1695', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 11: 1693-1697 (1803), pp. 196. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=39071 Date accessed: 24 October 2014.


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Veneris, 4 die Januarii;

Sexto Gulielmi Tertii.

Prayers.

Church Repairing Rates.

ORDERED, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill for the more effectual Raising and Recovery of the Rates for Repair of Churches: And that Mr. Brewer do prepare, and bring in, the same.

Duties on Paper, &c.

Ordered, That the Committee of the whole House, who are to consider of the Act, made the last Session, for granting to their Majestics several Duties upon Vellum, Parchment, and Paper, for Four Years, for carrying on the War against France, do also consider of the Doubts arising upon the Act, made the last Session, for laying several Duties upon the Tonage of Ships, as it relates to the Coast-Trade.

Resolved, That this House will, upon Monday Morning next, at Eleven a Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the Act, made the last Session, for granting to their Majesties several Duties upon Vellum, Parchment, and Paper, for Four Years, for carrying on the War against France.

Ways and Means.

The House, according to the Order of the Day, resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider further of Ways and Means for raising the Supply to be granted to his Majesty, for carrying on the War against France with Vigour.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.

Sir Thomas Littleton took the Chair of the Committee.

Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

Sir Thomas Littleton reported from the said Committee, That they had sat, and taken into their Consideration the Matter to them referred; but had not as yet come to any Resolution; and had directed him to move, That they may have Leave to sit again.

Resolved, That this House will, upon Tuesday Morning next, at Eleven a Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider further of Ways and Means for raising the Supply to be granted to his Majesty, for carrying on the War against France with Vigour.

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