House of Commons Journal Volume 11
25 February 1697

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 11: 25 February 1697', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 11: 1693-1697 (1803), pp. 719-720. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=39407 Date accessed: 25 October 2014.


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Jovis, 25 die Februarii;

9° Gulielmi Tertii.

Prayers.

Leave of Absence.

ORDERED, That Sir Francis Winnington have Leave to go into the Country for Three Weeks, upon extraordinary Occasions.

Neve's Estate.

Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill for supplying a Defect in an Act, passed this Session, for enabling Oliver Neve, of Great Witchingham, in the County of Norfolk, Esquire, to sell Two Houses in London; and for vesting other Lands, in the said County, of greater Value, to the same Uses: And that Sir Henry Hobart do prepare, and bring in, the Bill.

Lord Fairfax's Estate.

A Bill for enabling the Right Honourable Tho. Lord Fairfax to raise Monies, charged by the late Lord Colepeper, on his Estate, was read a Second time.

Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Lord Wm. Pawlett, Sir Cha. Turner, Sir Walter Young, Mr. Cartwright, Sir Wm. St. Quintin, Mr. Paine, Sir Robert Smith, Mr. Bagnold, Mr. White, Mr. Duke, Mr. Baldwyn, Sir Cha. Carteret, Lord Coningsby, Mr. Heveningham, Sir Math. Andrews, Mr. Campion, Sir Wm. Lowther, Mr. Harcourt, Mr. Rowney, Sir Marm Wivell, Mr. Dolben, Mr. Kinaston, Mr. Jennings, Sir Robert Davers, Sir Cha. Keymish, Sir William Williams, Mr. Daniell, Sir John Phillips, Sir Godf. Copley, Mr. Boyle, Mr. Foley, Mr. Guy, Mr. Brewer, Mr. Jenkins, Mr. Gwyn, Mr. Harrison, Sir Tho. Hussey, Mr. Bertie, Mr. Colt, Mr. Gray, Mr. Blaake, Mr. Lowther, Mr. Blofeild, Mr. Sayer, Sir Fra. Windham, Sir Wm. Honywood, Mr. Sloane, Mr. Pinnel, Sir Wm. Strickland, Sir John Manwaring, Mr. Sherrard: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Five a Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.

Ditto.

A Petition of John Lord Culpeper, Baron of Thoresway, was presented to the House, and read; setting forth, That the Bill, now depending in the House, for enabling the Right Honourable Thomas Lord Fairfax to raise Monies, charged by the late Lord Culpeper, on his Estate, will prove very prejudicial to several Demands the Petitioner hath upon the said Lord Culpeper's Estate, who was the Petitioner's Brother, if the said Bill should pass: And praying, That he may be heard, by Counsel, against the same.

Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Petition be referred to the Committee, to whom the said Bill is committed.

Leave of Absence.

Ordered, That Mr. Harcourt have Leave to go into the Country for Three Weeks, upon extraordinary Occasions.

Party Guiles in Brewing.

Mr. Brewer, according to Order, presented to the House a Bill to repeal a Clause in a former Act, relating to party Guiles: And the same was received.

Ease of Sheriffs.

Mr. Farrer reported from the Committee, to whom the Bill for the Ease of Sheriffs in passing their Accounts, and Execution of their Offices, was committed, That they had made several Amendments to the Bill; which they had directed him to report to the House; and which he read in his Place; 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.

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

Ways and Means.

A Motion being made, and the Question being proposed, That this House will, To-morrow Morning, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider further of Ways and Means for raising the Supply granted to his Majesty, for carrying on the War against France, for the Service of the Year 1697: And that the same Committee do consider of Ways and Means for raising the Supply granted to his Majesty, for the Support of the Civil List, for the Year 1697:

And an Amendment being proposed, by leaving out "And that the same Committee do consider of Ways and Means for raising the Supply granted to his Majesty, for the Support of the Civil List, for the Year 1697:"

The Question was put, That those Words do stand Part of the Question:

The House divided.

The Yeas go forth.

Tellers for the Yeas, Lord Coningsby,
Sir Hen. Hobart:
147.
Tellers for the Noes, Sir Robert Burdet,
Mr. Tredenham:
90.

So it was resolved in the Affirmative.

Then the main Question being put;

Resolved, That this House will, To-morrow Morning, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider further of Ways and Means for raising the Supply granted to his Majesty, for carrying on the War against France, for the Service of the Year 1697: And that the same Committee do consider of Ways and Means for raising the Supply granted to his Majesty, for the Support of the Civil List, for the Year 1697.

Preventing Exportation of Wool.

Ordered, That the Report from the Committee, to whom the Bill for the more effectual preventing the Exportation of Wool was committed, be made upon Saturday Morning next.

Prohibiting India-Silks, Callicoes, &c.

The House, according to the Order of the Day, took into further Consideration the Amendments, made by the Lords, to the Bill, intituled, An Act to restrain the Wearing of all wrought Silks and Bengals, imported into this Kingdom from Persia and East India, and all Callicoes printed or stained there:

And the Amendments made to the Title of the Bill were postponed.

The First Amendment to the Bill being read a Second time;

And the Question being put, That the House do agree with the Lords in the said Amendment;

The House divided.

The Yeas go forth.

Tellers for the Yeas, Lord Pawlet,
Sir Hen. Hobart:
134.
Tellers for the Noes, Mr. Boyle,
Mr. Bromley
159.

So it passed in the Negative.

The rest of the Amendments, both to the Bill and Title, being severally read a Second time, were, upon the Question severally put thereupon, disagreed unto by the House.

Conference desired with Lords.

Resolved, That a Conference be desired with the Lords, upon the Subject-matter of the said Amendments.

Ordered, That a Committee be appointed to draw up Reasons, upon the Debate of the House, to be offered to the Lords at the said Conference:

And it is referred to Mr. Boyle, Sir Henry Hobart, Mr. Newport, Colonel Kendall, Mr. Harley, Mr. Mountague, Sir Cha. Musgrove, Sir Tho. Davall, Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir Gerv. Elwes, Sir Edw. Seymour, Sir Wm. Scawen, Mr. Gwyn, Sir Wm. Lowther, Colonel Granville, Sir Henry Colt, Mr. Bromley, Colonel Perry, Mr. Moor, Mr. Lowndes, Sir Sam. Barnardiston, Major General Trelawny, Lord Ranelagh, Sir Walter Yonge, Sir Rich. Temple, Mr. Chadwick: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Five a Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.

Supply Bill; Deficiencies; and Bank Stock, &c.

Ordered, That the Bill for making good the Deficiencies of several Funds, therein mentioned; and for inlarging the Capital Stock of the Bank of England; and for raising the publick Credit; be read a Second time upon Saturday Morning next.

Committees.

Ordered, That all Committees be revived.

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