House of Commons Journal Volume 10
27 April 1689

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 10: 27 April 1689', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 10: 1688-1693 (1802), pp. 105-110. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=28812 Date accessed: 21 September 2014.


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Sabbati, 27 die Aprilis; 1° Willielmi et Mariæ.

Prayers.

Newcastle upon Tyne Court of Conscience.

A BILL was brought in, for establishing a Court of Conscience in the Town of Newcastle upon Tyne .

Ordered, That the same do lie upon the Table.

Restoring Corporations.

Ordered, That the Bill for restoring Corporations be presented to the House on Monday Morning next.

Coventrye's Estate.

Mr. Somers reports from the Committee to whom the Bill for Sale, or Leasing a House, late Mr. Secretary Coventrye's, in Piccadilly, was referred, That the Committee had thought fit to make several Amendments thereunto: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were once read throughout; and afterwards, a Second time, one by one; and, upon the Question, severally put thereupon, agreed unto by the House.

A Proviso was offered, to be made Part of the Bill; for the Saving of all other Person's Rights, except such . . . were intended to be barred by the Act; and was Twice read; and agreed unto by the House, to be made Part of the Bill.

Ordered, That the Bill, so amended, be ingrossed.

Armstrong's Judgment on Outlawry.

Ordered, That the Report from the Grand Committee of Grievances, touching the Matter of Sir Thomas Armstrong, be made on Monday Morning next.

Rights of the Subject, and succession to the Crown.

Resolved, That this House do, upon Wednesday Morning next, at Ten of the Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to take into Consideration the Bill for establishing the Articles presented by the Lords and Commons to their Majesties, and for settling the Crown.

Privilege-Publication of Proceedings.

The House being informed, that there is, in Breach of the Privilege of this House, a Paper, intituled, An Address agreed upon by a Committee of this House, printed by one Richard Janeway, without any Order of the House for the doing thereof;

Ordered, That the said Richard Janeway be summoned to attend this House on Monday Morning next, at the Sitting of the House, to answer the Matter aforesaid.

Leave of Absence.

Ordered, That Mr. Deeds have Leave to go into the Country, for a Fortnight.

Supply Bill; Poll Tax.

The House then, according to the Order of Yesterday, resolved into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the Motion for taxing Shopkeepers, and others, having a clear personal Estate of Five hundred Pounds, and upwards, as a Gentleman, in respect of his Title, is charged.

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

Mr. Hamden reports from the Committee of the whole House, That, they having taken the said Motion into their Consideration, they had agreed upon a Resolve: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same was read; and is as followeth:

Resolved, That it is the Opinion of this Committee, That a Motion be made to the House, to direct the bringing in a Bill, for the laying a Tax upon all Shopkeepers and Tradesmen, worth Five hundred Pounds, and upwards, clear personal Estate, at the Rate a Gentleman is charged in the Poll, in respect of his Title.

The said Resolve being read a Second time;

Resolved, That a Bill be brought in, for the laying a Tax upon all Shopkeepers and Tradesmen, worth Five hundred Pounds, and upwards, clear personal Estate, at the Rate a Gentleman is charged in the Poll Bill, in respect of his Title.

Ordered, That Mr. Attorney General, and Mr. Solicitor General, do prepare and bring in the said Bil£.

A Motion being made, That Provision may be made in the same Bill for taxing the Inns of Court, and Inns of Chancery, to the former Poll Bill, by Commissioners to be appointed for them;

Resolved, That it be an Instruction, That a Clause be brought in, in the Bill so to be brought in, for that Purpose.

Supply.

Also the Order of Yesterday for the House to resolve into a Committee of the whole House, to take further Consideration of the Supply for the Navy; and, in the first Place, to consider how much of the Publick Revenue shall be applied towards the Supply for the Navy; was read.

Sir Robert Howard, according to the Order of * * *, delivered in several Accounts of Charges upon the Revenue.

Ordered, That the same be referred to the Committee of the whole House.

The House then resolved into a Committee of the whole House, according to the Order before-mentioned.

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

Mr. Hamden reports from the Committee of the whole House, That they had considered of the Accounts delivered in to the House by Sir Robert Howard; and what was charged upon the Government; and also, of how much of the Publick Revenue shall be applied towards the Supply of the Navy; and had agreed upon several Resolutions: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were read; and are as followeth:

1. Resolved, That it is the Opinion of this Committee, That the Perpetuities, amounting to One thousand Four hundred and Thirty-one Pounds Twelve Shillings per Annum, are Part of the Charges of the Civil Government.

2. Resolved, That it is the Opinion of this Committee, That the Sum of Eighteen Thousand Two hundred and Nine Pounds Fifteen Shillings and Four-pence Halfpenny per Annum, to the Queen Dowager, be Part of the Charges of the Civil Government.

3. Resolved, That it is the Opinion of this Committee, That the Sum of Thirteen thousand Eight hundred Pounds per Annum, for the Judges, Masters in Chancery, and Judges of Wales, are Part of the Charges of the Civil Government.

4. Resolved, That it is the Opinion of this Committee, That the Perpetuities out of the Customs, &c. (except the Hundred Pounds per Annum, to the Heirs of Colonel Fairfax) amounting to Three hundred and Thirty-eight Pounds per Annum, be Part of the Charges of the Civil Government.

5. Resolved, That it is the Opinion of this Committee, That the Provision for the Prince and Princess of Denmarke be Part of the Charge of the Civil Government.

6. Resolved, That it is the Opinion of this Committee, That the Sum of Six hundred thousand Pounds, out of the Publick Revenue, shall be applied towards the Supply of the Navy, and Office of the Ordnance, with respect to the Navy.

The First of the said Resolves being read a Second time;

Resolved, That this House doth agree with the Committee, That the Perpetuities, amounting to One thousand Four hundred and Thirty-one Pounds Twelve Shillings per Annum, are Part of the Charges of the Civil Government.

The Second of the said Resolves being read a Second time;

Resolved, That this House doth agree with the Committee, That the Sum of Eighteen thousand Two hundred and Nine Pounds Fifteen Shillings and Four-pence Halfpeny per Annum, to the Queen Dowager, be Part of the Charges of the Civil Government.

The Third of the said Resolves being read a Second time;

Resolved, That this House doth agree with the Committee, That the Sum of Thirteen thousand Eight hundred Pounds per Annum, for the Judges, Masters in Chancery, and Judges of Wales, are Part of the Charges of the Civil Government.

The Fourth of the said Resolves being read a Second time;

Resolved, That this House doth agree with the Committee, That the Perpetuities of the Customs, &c. (except the Hundred Pounds per Annum, to Colonel Fairfax) amounting to Three hundred and Thirty-eight Pounds per Annum, be Part of the Charges of the Civil Government.

The Fifth of the said Resolves being read a Second time;

Resolved, That it is the Opinion of this Committee, That the Provision for the Prince and Princess of Denmark, be Part of the Charge of the Civil Government.

Pension List.

Mr. Hamden also acquainted the House, That he was directed by the Committee to move, That the Papers delivered in by Sir Robert Howard to the House, containing several Charges upon the Revenue, may be entered in the Journals of the House.

Ordered, That the said Papers be entered in the Journals accordingly; and are as followeth:

A List of the several Perpetuities and Pensions, during Life or Lives, and for Term of Years; which are payable at the Exchequer, Custom House, Excise Office, Post Office, &c.

Perpetuities paid at the Exchequer. per Annum.
Dean and Chapter of Litchfeild £. 10 - -
Vicar of Litchfeild 15 - -
For the Poor of St. Buttolph's, Aldersgate 7 - -
For the Poor of St. Magnus, London 21 4 8
For the Poor of St. Michaell's, Cornhill 12 4 -
For the Poor of St. John Baptist, Walbrooke 7 13 4
Winchester College 2 - -
Master of St. Katharines 3 13 4
Eaton College 42 - -
Schoolmaster of Southwell 10 - -
To the Vicar of St. Peters, in the Tower 6 13 4
Sir Edw. Tyrrell, and his Heirs 6 - -
Emanuell College in Cambridge, for Maintenance of Five poor Scholars 16 13 4
Cambridge University, for a Divinity Lecture 13 6 8
Ditto, for a Preacher 10 - -
Ditto 10 - -
Professor of the Civil Law there 40 - -
Physick Reader there 40 - -
Oxford University 10 - -
Ditto, for a Divinity Lecture 13 6 8
Professor of the Civil Law there 40 - -
Physick Reader there 40 - -
The Heirs of Sir Robert Long 5 - -
Master of the Temple 37 6 8
Students of Grey's Inn, for a Chaplain 6 13 4
The Heirs of Sir John Cotton, for the Maintenance of a Minister 5 6 8
The Heirs of the Lord Darcy 10 - -
Ditto 10 - -
Dean and Chapter of Westminster, for the Minister of the French Church in the Savoy 60 - -
Governors of Christ's Hospital, for the Maintenance of Thirty Boys 370 10 -
Poor of St. Martin's in the Fields 100 - -
Poor of St. Margaret's, Westminster 50 - -
Hospital of King Charles the First, in Westminster 50 - -
Poor of St. James' Parish, in Westminster 50 - -
Earl of Derby and others and their Heirs, towards the Maintenance of poor Ministers in the Isle of Man 100 - -
Bishop of Chester, for the Four Lancashire Preachers 200 - -
Perpetuities £. 1,431 12 -
Pensions paid at the Exchequer. per Annum.
Late Queen Consort's Jointure out of Excise 18,000 - - 47,328 13 7
Post Office 19,328 13 7
Ditto, moreby Letters Patents during her Life, out of Exchequer in general 10,000 - -
Queen Dowager, out of Excise, for Life 10,972 19 3 18,209 15
Ditto, more 1,236 16
Ditto, more out of the Revenue in general 6,000 - -
Duke of Grafton, out of Excise for Life 3,000 - -
Duke of Northumberland, out of Excise, the like 3,000 - -
Duke of Southampton, the like 3,000 - -
Earl of Oxford, and his Countess, during the Life of the longer Liver 2,000 - -
Executors of the Duke of Bucks, for Twenty-one Years from Lady Day 1674 2,500 - -
Earl of Ranelagh, for Twenty-one Years from Midsummer 1674 1,500 - -
Christopher Lord Hatton, for the same time 1,000 - -
Lord Grandison and Colonel Villiers, for Ninety-nine Years, if the Duchess of Cleveland so long live 6,000 - -
Duchess of Portsmouth, from Christmas 1680, for Thirty-one Years, out of First Fruits and Tenths 1,000 - -
William Earl of Bedford, and others, in Trust for the Countess of Bristoll, during her Life, out of Tenths 1,000 - -
Countess of Bristoll, for her own Life 1,000 - -
Countess of Portland, during Life 1,000 - -
Peregrine Bertie, & al', in Trust for the Countess of Plymouth, during her Life, viz. 3,000 - -
Out of Alienation Money 1,000£.
First Fruits, or Tenths 2,000£.
Earl of Peterborough, for Service at Tangier, during Life 1,000 - -
Charles Toll, for the Remainder of Twenty-one Years from Lady Day 1680, out of Tenths 1,000 - -
Earl and Countess of Litchfeild, until Fourteen Thousand Pounds be paid at one intire Payment 1,200 - -
Earl of Bath and Lord Hawley, for Ninety-nine Years, if Frances Duchess of Richmond so long live 1,000 - -
Earl of Stafford, during Life 2,000 - -
Bed-chamber Men. Earl of Bath, during life 5,000 - -
Earl of Mulgrave, the like 1,000 - -
Duke of Newcastle, the like 1,000 - -
Earl of Oxford, the like 1,000 - -
Earl of Lindsey, the like 1,000 - -
Earl of Dorset, the like 1,000 - -
Earl of Macklesfeild, the like 1,000 - -
Ditto more, the like 1,000 - -
Lord Latimore, the like 1,000 - -
Earl of Sussex, the like 1,000 - -
Grooms of the Bed-chamber. Lord Godolphin, during Life 500 - -
Bernard Greenvile, the like 500 - -
Edw. Progers, the like 500 - -
Rob. Philipps, the like 500 - -
Thomas Felton, the like 500 - -
George Bridges, the like 500 - -
Thomas Neale, the like 500 - -
Thomas Lee, the like 500 - -
Thomas Windham, the like 500 - -
Aubery Porter, during Life 120 - -
Pages of Honour. John Prideaux, the like 120 - -
Adulphus Sayer, the like 120 - -
Robert Killegrew, the like 120 - -
Thomas Poultney, the like 120 - -
Thomas Felton, the like 120 - -
Sidney Godolphin, the like 120 - -
Women of the Bed-chamber. Lelia Cranmer, during Life 300 - -
Mary Crane, the like 300 - -
Lady Frazier, the like 300 - -
Mary Tuke, the like 300 - -
Ann Shelden, the like 300 - -
Winifred Windham, the like 300 - -
Henrietta de Borde, the like 300 - -
Joannah Thornhill, the like 300 - -
Mary Carter, the like 200 - -
Instrumentals in King Charles the Second's Escape. Mrs. Jane Lane, (now Lady Fisher) during Life 1,000 - -
Thomas Lane, the like 500 - -
Charles Gifford, the like 300 - -
Mrs. Rachel and Mrs. Frances Windham, the like 400 - -
Nicholas Yeates, and the Heirs of his Body 100 - -
Francis Mansell's, Executors for Two Lives in Being 200 - -
Francis Reinold's, during Life 200 - -
Tho. Whitgrave, the like 200 - -
Sir Tho. Windham, the like 600 - -
John Rogers, and Anne his Wife, and their Heirs Male 100 - -
Robert Swan 80 - -
Cath. Gunter's Executors, for Twenty-one Years, from Lady . . . 1688 200 - -
Nico. Estall, during Life 50 - -
Nico. Titersell's Executors, for the Residue of a Term of Ninety-nine Years, which commenced at Lady Day 1663; if Nico. Titersell, Son of the said Nico. and Susan the Daughter, should so long live 100 - -
Amias and Juliana Hext, during Life 200 - -
Sir Wm. Killegrew, during Life 500 - -
Mrs. Mary Boynton, the like 120 - -
Somerset Fox, the like 300 - -
Earl of Berks, the like 300 - -
Mrs. Ann Lawson, the like 250 - -
Mrs. Ann Goulding, the like 120 - -
Anne Bird, the like 30 - -
Mrs. Mary and Sophia Nevill, each 50£. the like 100 - -
Lady Stepney, during Life 200 - -
Lady Joan Howard, during Life 500 - -
Dr. Gibbon, for Ninety-nine Years from Michaelmas 1674 100 - -
Lord Dunblaine, till his grant of the Office of Auditor of the Receipt of the Exchequer take Effect 500 - -
Wm. Levett, during Life 200 - -
Lady Sophia Stuart, the like 300 - -
Lady Goditha Price, the like 400 - -
Mrs. Eliz. Hamilton, the like 500 - -
Ditto, for Nine-nine Years; if James, George, or William, her Sons, should so long live 850 - -
Lady Fanshaw's Executors, for Thirty-one Years, from Lady Day 1665 600 - -
Sir Sam. Morcland, during Life 600 - -
Ditto more for his Son's Life 200 - -
Eliz. Elliott, during Life 500 - -
Kath Elliott, the like 200 - -
Lady Wentworth, the like 600 - -
The Seven Auditors of the Revenue, besides their old Salary, each 200£. 1,400 - -
Mrs. Winifred Windham, during Life 200 - -
Barbara Strickland, the like 200 - -
Margaret Price, the like 200 - -
Robert Bertie, during the Life of Mary Cock 40 - -
Lodowick Bray, during Life 40 - -
Mrs. Sophia Bulkly, the like 300 - -
Nath Castleton the like 20 - -
Wm. Chiffinch, during Life 200 - -
Madam Charlotte Howard, the like 500 - -
Edward and Fran. Russel, for Ten Years, from Midsummer, 1687 600 - -
Lady Fairbourne, Residue of 500£. per Annum, unsurrendered 200 - -
Duke of Albemarle; until 7,000£. be paid at One intire Payment, for the Purchase of Moote Park 300 - -
To the Duchess of Monmouth, her Jointure 4,000 - -
There is due upon this, since the Duke's Death, for Three Years and Three Quarters, 15,000£.
Five several Pensions, mentioned under the Head of Non-payments of the Exchequer 1,252 - -
£. 144,330 9
To the Twelve Judges 12,000 - -
To the Masters in Chancery 1,100 - -
To the Judges of Wales 700 - -
Pensions 158,130 9
Perpetuities 1,431 12 -
Paid at the Exchequer £. 159,562 1
There are other Salaries to several of the King's Officers.
Perpetuities paid out of the Customs, &c. per Annum.
To the Mayor and Aldermen of Hull, for maintaining the Banks and Gates there, paid out of the Customs 18 - -
Mayor and Burgesses of Berwick, for maintaining the Bridge there, out of Customs 100 - -
Corporation of Lyme, for Maintenance of the Cobb there 100 - -
Bishop of Exeter, for the Minister of Lostwithiell, out of the Revenue of the Duchy of Cornwall 30 - -
Lostwithiell Gaol, out of the same 50 - -
Corporation of Dartmouth, out of Customs 40 - -
To the Heirs of Colonel Fairfax for ever, out of Customs 100 - -
Perpetuities £. 438 - -
Pensions not paid at the Exchequer.
Prince and Princess of Denmark, for Life,
Out of Excise 15,000 32,000 - -
Letter Money 15,000
Ditto, by Privy Seal, during Pleasure 2,000
Duke of Grafton, out of Excise, with Remainder over to his Brothers 2,000 - -
Lawrence Hide, now Earl of Rochester, for Thirteen Years, from Michaelmas 1776 5,000 - -
Ditto, out of the Post-office Money for Ninety-nine Years; if he, the said Earl, or his eldest Son, the Lord Viscount Hyde, should so long live 4,000 - -
Duchess of Cleveland, out of Letter money 4,700 - -
Earl of Bath, out of the Revenue of the Duchy of Cornwall 3,000 - -
Earl of Mulgrave, out of the Alum farm, during Life 1,000 - -
1,252£. in the Exchequer. Jane Berkly, during Life 200 - -
Lord Trenchvile, during Queen Dowager's Life 152 - -
Sir Rob. Holmes, during Life 500 - -
Lady Mary Howard, for Nineteen Years from Midsummer 1672 200 - -
Edw. Progers, during the Life of the Lady Lucy Sandys 200 - -
Sir Wm. Morrice, out of the Alienation Office, during Life 300 - -
Chancellor of the Garter for the Poor Knights of Windsor 570 - -
Instrumentals in Charles the II's Escape. Joan Ellesden, out of Customs, for Life 100 - -
Anto. and Charles Ellesden, for the Life of the longer Liver, out of Customs 100 - -
Anne and Mary Ellesden, the like 100 - -
Julian Conningsby, during Life, out of Land Revenue 200 - -
Elian. Withers and Joan Hatsworth, the like 100 - -
Rich. Grahme, for the Life of Sir Samuel Moreland; or, if he die sooner, to Midsummer 1692; out of Letter Money 250 - -
Sir Rich. Allibon, for the Life of James Corker of the Savoy; and, if he die sooner, to Midsummer 1692; out of Letter Money 250 - -
Tho. Doyley, in Lieu of his Place of Engineer of the Mint, out of Customs 100 - -
Sir Peter Killegrew, out of the Duchy of Cornewall 300 - -
Major Fincher, a Coldstreamer, out of Ditto, during Life 80 - -
Major Johnson, a Coldstreamer, out of the same, during Life 60 - -
Allowed to the Adventurers and Fishermen of Great Yarmouth, upon the Duty of Excise, payable by them for the Provision of Beer for the North Sea, and Herring Fishery, under the Proviso of due Payment of the said 160 - -
Duty by them out of Excise
Sir Tho. Clarges, out of the Twelve-pence per Chaldron on Coals, in Fee 500 - -
Earl of Kinnoule, during Life, out of the Four and Half per Cent. 1,000 - -
Edw. Progers, out of unwrought Wood, for Twenty-one Years, from Christmas 1674 8,000 - -
Lady Villiers' Executors, out of a Coinage Duty, for Ten Years, from the Ninth Day of August 1681 600 - -
More of Post-fines, for Ten Years, from Michaelmas 1683 500 - -
Total of the Pensions not paid at the Exchequer £. 53,270 - -
Paid at the Exchequer
In Perpetuities 1,431 12 - 159,562 1
In Pensions 158,130 9
Payments not made in the Exchequer.
In Perpetuities 438 - - 53,708 5 -
In Pensions 53,270 5 -
Total of both £. 213,270 6

Petty Farms, &c.

Petty Farms, and other particular Estates, granted of certain Parts of the Revenue.

Prizage and Butlerage.
The Prizage is an Hereditary Duty taken of Wines, (to wit) One Tun, if their be Ten in a Ship, and Two, if there be above Twenty; imported by Strangers, or English, not exempted by Charter or special Prescription.
The Butlerage is Two Shillings per Tun, imported by Strangers: Those Duties were demised by King James the First, to Sir Thomas Waller, for a Term of Forty Years, which commenced after Lives which were then in Being, (in which Term of Years there are now to come, by Estimation, about Eleven Years) at the Rent of Five hundred Pounds Per Annum: And King Charles the Second, Anno 1673, granted the Reversion of the said Duties, with the said Rent thereunto incident, to Trustees; for George Fitzroy, now Duke of Northumberland, and the Heirs Male of his Body; with Remainder over to Henry Fitzroy, Earl of Ewston, now Duke of Grafton, and the Heirs Male of his Body.
Twelve-pence per Chaldron on Coals.
King Charles the Second demised to John Lord Viscount Mordant, Sir Robert Peyton, and Jeremy Whitchcott, the Twelve-pence, per Chaldron which was formerly granted to the Crown for ever by the Host-men of Newcastle, for all Sea Coals carried from thence, Coast-wise, for the Term of Thirty-one Years, which commenced from Christmas 1660, at the Rent of One thousand Eight hundred and Thirty-eight Pounds Twelve Shillings and Sixpence per Annum: And, in the Year 1675 his said late Majesty demised to Eliz. Viscountess Mordant, Fourpence, Part of the said Twelve-pence per Chaldron, for Thirty-one Years, in Reversion of the aforesaid Term, at the Rent of Six hundred and Twelve Pounds, Seventeen Shillings and Six-pence per Annum: And, in the Year 1677, his said Majesty granted to Charles Duke of Richmond and Lenox, and Lovise Duchess of Portsmouth, the whole Duty of Twelve-pence per Chaldron, and the Rents reserved on both Leases; Habend' to the Duke and the Heirs of his Body; and, for Want of such Heirs, to the Duchess and the Heirs of her Body; at Four Nobles per Annum Rent; saving to Sir Thomas Clarges, and his Heirs, a Grant, which was before made to him in Fee, of Five hundred Pounds per Annum out of this Duty.
Coals.
King Charles the Second demised to Horatio Lord Townsend Four Shillings per Chaldron (Part of the Duties on Coals exported to Foreign Parts) for Twenty-one Years, from Michaelmas 1667, at One thousand Pounds per Annum Rent; which Lease expired at Michaelmas last: But there was another Lease made in February 1675, by King Charles the Second, to Wm. Etterick, Esquire, of this Duty, for Thirty-one Years from Michaelmas 1688, at the same Rent.
Barilla and Pot Ashes.
The Customs upon these were granted in Lease by King Charles the Second, to the late Earl of Kinoule, for Thirty-one Years from Lady-day 1664, at Two hundred and Forty Pounds, per Annum Rent, which Rent was afterwards released: The Lease became void by his late Majesty's Death; but King James the Second did, by Privy Seal, direct the Duty to be collected by Officers to be appointed by the Lord Treasurer, or Commissioners of the Treasury, and to be paid to the Receiver General of the Customs; who is first to pay the Charges of Management; in the next place, to pay Nine hundred and Forty Pounds per Annum to the Executors or Administrators of the Earl of Kinoule; and the rest to Thomas Brodrick and Wm. Jackson, Subfarmers, during the Residue of the said Term; which will end at Lady-day 1695, unless the Privy Seal be sooner determined.
Logwood.
This is an hereditary Duty, and was demised by King Charles the Second to the Earl of Rochester (supposed to be a Trustee for Mrs. Gwyn) for Twenty-one Years, from Michaelmas 1683, at Five Pounds per Annum Rent.
Writs.
The Profits arising by sealing of Writs, &c. with the Seals of the Courts of King's Bench and Common Pleas, is granted to George Duke of Northumberland, and the Heirs Male of his Body; with like Remainders in Tale to his Two Brothers.
Lottery.
There is a Grant made by the late King James to one Ashenhurst, and others, for the Use of the Royal Oak Lottery, at Two thousand Two hundred Pounds per Annum; but it not being entered before me, I cannot inform when it expires.

Public Debts.

A Particular of old Debts, standing out before the Year 1671, upon Register kept on several Branches of the Revenue.

£. s. d.
On London Excise 13,915 19 4
On Country Excise 5,234 10 7
On Additional Excise 2,100 - -
On the Law Bill 5,385 13 7
On Customs 74,800 9 ½
On Wines and Vinegar 44,850 6
On Fee Farm Rents 62,042 5
On Hearth Duty 110,500 2
Revenue of North and South Wales 4,426 8 1
Recovery of Tin at Ostend 750 - -
Four and a half per Cent. 5,472 8 -
Salt imported 500 - -
Since 1671, Second Disbanding Act, for Principal, besides Interest due 54,390 4 4
Hereditary Excise, To the Creditors of the Goldsmiths, a yearly Charge of Seventy-nine thousand Five hundred and Sixty-six Pounds Fourteen Shillings and Two-pence; upon which there is due for Six Years, at Lady-day 477,400 5 -
£. 861,768 12
Charges upon the Revenue.
Mr. Tho. Fox, for the Security of his Place of Receiver of the Customs, by Tally 20,000 - -
Mr. Duncombe, for the same, on the Excise 20,000 - -
The City, on the Excise 185,525 - -
To Mr. Hornby, on the Excise 5,000 - -
To Mr. Hall, on the Hearth-money 47,000 - -
£. 277,525 - -
There is an Arrear to the Army and Navy 300,000 - -
There is also a yearly Charge of Seventy-nine thousand Five hundred and Sixty-six Pounds Fourteen Shillings and Two-pence, for perpetual Interest to the Goldsmiths, and their Assigns; which is now in Arrear at Lady day next, for Six Years 477,400 5 -

Ways and Means.

Mr. Hamden also acquainted the House, That he was directed by the Committee to move, that they might sit again on Monday next, to consider of a Way to raise the Seven hundred thousand Pounds for the Supply of the Navy.

Resolved, That this House do on Monday Morning next, at Ten of the Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of a Way to raise the Seven hundred thousand Pounds for the Supply of the Navy.

Act of Indemnity.

Resolved, That the Matter relating to the Heads for the Bill of Indemnity, be adjourned till Monday come Sevennight.

Resolved, That this House do proceed de die in diem, until they have settled the Way for raising the Money for Supply of the Navy.

Committees.

Ordered, That all Committees be adjourned.

And then the House adjourned till MondayMorning, Nine a Clock.