Jovis, 4 die Aprilis;
7° Gulielmi Tertii.
THE House took into Consideration the Report from
the Committee, to whom the Bill for the more
effectual prohibiting the Importation of Earthen-wares
And the Amendments, made by the Committee to the
said Bill, 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 the Question being put, That the Bill, with the
Amendments, be ingrossed;
It passed in the Negative.
Improvement of Freehold Estates.
Resolved, That the Bill for the Improvement of the
Freehold Estates of England; and the Encouragement of
Trade; be now read a Second time.
The Bill was read a Second time.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Brockman,
Sir Walter Clarges, Mr. Christie, Mr. Colt, Sir Edward
Seymour, Sir Roger Puleston, Sir Cha. Bloys, Sir William
Pritchard, Mr. How, Sir Edward Chisnall, Sir Hen.
Hobart, Sir John Knight, Mr. Bridges, Mr. Harley, Mr.
Cook, Mr. Hawtry, Sir Tho. Vernon, Sir Jos. Tredenham,
Sir Tho. Clarges, Sir Scroope How, Mr. Hutchinson, Sir
Eliab Harvey, Sir Chr. Musgrave, Mr. Montague, Lord
Cornbury, Colonel Titus, Mr. Finch, Mr. Harvey, Sir
John Moreton, Mr. Holt, Mr. Smith, Mr, Gwyn, Sir Sam.
Dashwood, Sir Tho. Littleton, Mr. Palmes, Mr. Lutterell,
Mr. Waller, Mr. England, Mr. Stonehouse, Mr. Fuller,
Doctor Barbon, Mr. Dryden, Colonel Perry, Sir Tho.
Dyke, Sir Ra. Carr, Sir Gervas Elwes, Mr. Arnold, Mr.
Fownes, Mr. Lowther, Mr. Faux, Mr. Kendall, Mr.
Foley, Sir Rowland Gwynn, Mr. Boyle, Mr. Blofeild:
And all that come are to have Voices: And they are to
meet To-morrow at Five of the Clock in the Afternoon,
in the Speaker's Chamber.
Supply Bill; Duties on Marriages, &c.
Ordered, That the Report from the Committee of the
whole House, to whom the Bill for granting to his
Majesty certain Rates and Duties upon Marriages, Births,
and Burials, and upon Bachelors and Widowers, for the
Term of Five Years, towards carrying on the War
against the French King with Vigour, be made Tomorrow Morning.
Punishing T. and E. Pauncefort.
Mr. Harley presented to the House, according to
Order, a Bill for punishing of Tracy Pauncefort and
Edward Pauncefort, for corrupt Practices, in withholding Money from the Officers of the Army: And the
same was received.
The Bill was read the First time.
Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.
Resolved, That this House will, upon Monday Morning next, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole
House, to consider of the Bill for the Encouragement
and Increase of Seamen.
Compelling Craggs, &c. to account.
Resolved, That this House will, upon Saturday Morning next, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole
House, to consider of the Bill to oblige Mr. James Craggs
and Mr. Richard Harnage to discover how some of the
Monies, relating to cloathing the Army, had been disposed of; and for punishing them, in case they shall not
make such Discovery.
Clipping the Coin.
Ordered, That the Report from the Committee, to
whom it was referred to receive Proposals for preventing
the Clipping of the Silver Coin of this Kingdom, be taken
into Consideration To-morrow Morning, after the Report
of the Bill for granting to his Majesty certain Rates and
Duties upon Marriages, Births, and Burials, and upon
Bachelors and Widowers, for the Term of Five Years,
towards carrying on the War against the French King
Duties on Paper, &c.
The House, according to the Order of the Day, resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House, to
consider of the Report from the Committee, to whom it
was referred to consider of the Act, made the last Session,
for laying several Duties upon Vellum, Parchment, and
Paper; and of the Doubts and Complaints relating
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Bowyer took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Mr. Bowyer reported from the Committee, That they
had made some Progress, in the Matter to them referred;
and had directed him to move, That they may have
Leave to sit again.
Resolved, That this House will, upon Tuesday Morning
next, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House,
to consider further of the said Report.
Ordered, That all Committees be adjourned.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Nine a Clock.