House of Commons Journal Volume 11
1 March 1697

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 11: 1 March 1697', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 11: 1693-1697 (1803), pp. 722-723. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=39410 Date accessed: 22 October 2014.


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Lunæ, 1 die Martii;

9° Gulielmi Tertii.

Prayers.

Milward's Estate.

AN ingrossed Bill, from the Lords, intituled, An Act for the Vesting of certain Lands of William Milward, in the County of Hereford, Clerk, in Trustees, for Payment of Debts, was read the Third time.

Resolved, That the Bill, with the Amendments, do pass.

Ordered, That Mr. Farrer do carry the Bill to the Lords, and acquaint them, That this House hath agreed to the same, with some Amendments: To which Amendments they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

Panton's Estate.

An ingrossed Bill, from the Lords, intituled, An Act for vesting Part of the Estate of Thomas Panton Esquire in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of Debts, and securing a Jointure to Mary his Wife, was read the Third time.

Resolved, That the Bill do pass.

Ordered, That Mr. Boyle do carry the Bill to the Lords, and acquaint them, That this House hath agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Kerry's Estate.

An ingrossed Bill, from the Lords, intituled, An Act for vesting the Estate of Edward Kerry Esquire, lying in Bin-Weston, in the County of Salop, in Trustees, to discharge Incumbrances thereon; and to raise Portions for younger Children; and for confirming the Marriage Settlement of the said Edward Kerry; was read the Third time.

Resolved, That the Bill do pass.

Ordered, That Mr. Tredenham do carry the Bill to the Lords, and acquaint them, That this House hath agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Keyser's, &c. Nat.

Mr. Shackerly reported from the Committee, to whom the ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act for naturalizing John Keyser, and others, was committed, That they had examined and considered the same, and had made some Amendments to the same; which they had directed him to report to the House; and which he read in his Place, with the Coherence; and afterwards delivered in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were read; and are as follow; viz. * * * *

The said Amendments, being read a Second time, one by one, were, upon the Question severally put thereupon, agreed unto by the House.

Supply Bill; continuing Duties.

The House, according to the Order of the Day, resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the Bill for the continuing the additional Impositions upon several Goods and Merchandize.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Dolben took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

Mr. Dolben reported from the said Committee, That they had gone through the Bill, and made some Amendments; 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.

Call of the House.

Ordered, That the Call of the House be adjourned till this Day Sevennight.

Preventing Exportation of Wool.

Mr. Hammond, according to Order, reported from the Committee, to whom the Bill for the more effectual preventing the Exportation of Wool was committed, That they had made some Amendments to the Bill; which they had directed him to report to the House; and which he read in his Place, with the Coherence; 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.

And the Petition of the Clothiers of the Counties of Wills, Gloucester, and Somerset, which was presented to the House, and read, on Saturday last, and lay on the Table until the Report of the said Bill was made, was again read.

And a Motion being made, That the Bill, with the Amendments, be ingrossed;

And a Debate arising thereupon;

Resolved, That the Debate be adjourned until Saturday Morning next.

Ordered, That a Clause, or Clauses, be prepared, and brought in, for making the Bill more effectual to prevent the Exportation of Wool, to be presented to the House, before the Debate, touching the Ingrossment of the Bill, be resumed:

And that Mr. Moor, Sir Robert Rich, Mr. How, Mr. Pelham, do prepare, and bring in, the same: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Five a Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.

Milson's Estate.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir Robert Legard and Sir Richard Holford:

Mr. Speaker,

The Lords have agreed to the Bill, intituled, An Act for vesting certain Messuages, Lands, and Tenements, late of Charles Milson, deceased, in Trustees, to sell, for Payment of Debts and Legacies, and lay out the Surplusmoney in a Purchase of Lands for the Use of Edward Milson, and his Heirs, according to the Will of the said Charles Milson, without any Amendment.

And then the Messengers withdrew.

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 for the Support of the Civil List, for the Service of the same Year.

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 made a further 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, 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 for the Support of the Civil List, for the same Year.

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