Jovis, 10 die Januarii;
Sexto Gulielmi Tertii.
A PETITION of the Master, Wardens, and Commonalty of the Company of Glass-sellers of London,
dealing in all Sorts of Earthern-ware and Glasses, on
behalf of themselves, and divers others dealing in the said
Commodities, was presented to the House, and read;
setting forth, That there being a Bill now depending in the
House for the more effectual prohibiting the Importation
of Earthen-ware, the said Bill, if it should pass into a
Law, will not only lessen his Majesty's Customs, and Navigation, but will also inhance the Prices of all Earthenwares as can be made here, and will tend to the Ruin of
the Petitioners: And praying, That they may be heard
what they have to object against the said Bill, before the
Ordered, That the Examination and Consideration of
the said Petition be referred to the Committee, to whom
the said Bill is committed.
Encouragement of Privateers.
A Bill for the better Encouragement of Privateers was,
according to Order, read a Second time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to a Committee
of the whole House.
Resolved, That this House will, upon Thursday Morning next, at Eleven a Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the said Bill.
Call of the House.
The House was, according to Order, called over:
And the Names of such as made Default were called
over a Second time; and the Absence of several of them
excused, by reason of present Sickness, until they should
recover their Healths; and some few were excused, generally, for urgent Occasions.
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