House of Commons Journal Volume 11
26 February 1697

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 11: 26 February 1697', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 11: 1693-1697 (1803), pp. 720-721. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=39408 Date accessed: 30 July 2014.


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Veneris, 26 die Februarii;

9° Gulielmi Tertii.

Prayers.

Knott's Estate.

AN ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act to enable Trustees to sell an Estate in Bread-street, London for the Payment of the Debts of William Knott Esquire; and settle another Estate, of better Value, in lieu thereof; was read the First time.

Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.

Dee Navigation.

A Petition of Ann Offley, of Crew-hall, in the County of Chester, was presented to the House, and read; setting forth, That there is a Bill depending in the House, for making the River Dee, in the County of Chester, navigable; by which Bill great Part of the Land adjoining to the said River is to be settled upon Francis Gell Merchant, by such general Words as, the Petitioner fears, may reach to a considerable Quantity of Land, next adjoining to the said River, which has been many Years enjoyed by the Petitioner's Family: And praying, That a Clause may be added to the said Bill, for saving the Petitioner's Right to the Premises.

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

Regulating Printing and Printing-Presses.

Ordered, That Sir William Trumball and Mr. Bertie be added to the Committee, to whom the Bill for the better Regulating of Printing, and Printing-Presses, is committed.

Lord Fairfax's Estate.

Ordered, That the Committee, to whom the Bill for enabling the Right Honourable Thomas Lord Fairfax to raise Monies, charged by the late Lord Culpeper, on his Estate, is committed, do meet this Afternoon at Five a Clock; the Adjournment last Night being by Mistake:

And that Sir William Twisden, Sir Richard Onslow, Sir Tho. Pope Blount, Mr. Hobby, Mr. Austin, Mr. Ogle, Mr. Brent, Mr. Jenkins, Mr. Freke, Dr. Oxenden, Sir Phill. Butler, Sir Edw. Abney, be added to it.

Dee Navigation

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 Bill for making navigable the River Dee, in the County of Chester; and nothing to intervene.

Privilege Petition of persons in custody.

A Petition of John Brown and Thomas Baily, in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms, for a Breach of Privilege, in assaulting Robert Monckton Esquire, a Member of this House:

But Mr. Moncton not being in the House;

Ordered, That the said Petition do lie upon the Table till Mr. Moncton do come into the House; and be then read.

Party Guiles in Brewing.

A Bill to repeal a Clause in a former Act, relating to party Guiles, was read the First time.

Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time, upon Tuesday Morning next.

Leave of Absence.

Ordered, That Mr. Edward Vaughan have Leave to go into the Country, upon extraordinary Occasions.

Supply Bill; continuing Duties.

The Lord Coningsby presented to the House a Bill for continuing the additional Impositions upon several Goods and Merchandizes: And the same was received.

The Bill was read the First time.

Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time.

Leave of Absence.

Ordered, That Mr. Elson have Leave to go into the Country, for Recovery of his Health.

Ordered, That Mr. Nevill have Leave to go into the Country for Eight Days, upon extraordinary Occasions.

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

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 granted to his Majesty, for carrying on the War against France, for the Service of the Year 1697; and to consider of Ways and Means for raising the Supply granted to his Majesty, for the Support of the Civil List, for the Year 1697.

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 come to several Resolutions; which they had directed him to report, when the House will please to receive the same.

Ordered, That the said Report be made To-morrow Morning.

Sir Thomas Littleton also acquainted the House, That he was directed by the said Committee to move, That they may have Leave to sit again.

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 also of Ways and Means for raising the Supply granted to his Majesty, for the Support of the Civil List, for the said Year 1697.

Ditto.

Resolved, That this House will, upon this Day Sevennight, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of Ways and Means for raising the Supply granted to his Majesty, for making good the Deficiency of the Provision for Payment of the Interest of the Transport Debt, for the Reducing of Ireland.

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