House of Commons Journal Volume 10: 14 March 1693

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Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 10, 1688-1693. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.

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Martis, 14 die Martii; 5° Gulielmi et Mariæ.


Atwood's Estate.

AN ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act to enable Abell Atwood to sell some Lands to pay Debts, and make Provision for younger Children, was read the Third time.

Resolved, That the Bill do pass; and the Title be agreed to.

Ordered, That Sir John Bolls do carry the Bill to the Lords; and acquaint them, That this House hath agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Prohibiting Trade with France.

Mr. Attorney General reported, That he having been at the Lords, to desire a Conference upon the Subject Matter of the Amendments made by the Lords to the Bill intituled, An Act for continuing the Acts for prohibiting all Trade and Commerce with France, and for Encouragement of Privateers, the Lords do agree to a Conference at Half an Hour after Twelve a Clock, in the Painted Chamber.

Ordered, That the Members appointed to prepare Reasons for the said Conference, do manage the Conference.

And the Managers went to the Conference.

And, being returned;

Mr. Attorney General reported, That the Managers had attended the Conference; and delivered the Reasons for disagreeing with the Lords, in one of the Amendments made to the said Bill; and left the Bill and Amendments with the Lords.

A Message . . . . . . . by Sir Miles Cooke and Sir Robert Legard;

Mr. Speaker,

Prohibiting Trade with France.

The Lords have agreed to the Amendments made by this House, and offered at the last Conference, to the

Amendments made by the Lords to the Bill, intituled, An Act for continuing the Acts for prohibiting all Trade and Commerce with France, and for the Encouragement of Privateers.

And then the Messengers withdrew.

Royal Assent to Bills.

A Message from his Majesty by Sir Tho. Duppa, Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod;

Mr. Speaker,

The King commands this honourable House to attend His Majesty, in the House of Peers immediately.

And, accordingly, Mr. Speaker, and the House; went up to attend his Majesty.

And his Majesty was pleased to give the Royal Assent to several publick and private Bills; and to make a gracious Speech to both Houses of Parliament.

Parliament prorogued.

And afterwards the Chief Baron, by his Majesty's Command, prorogued this Parliament unto the Second Day of May next.