House of Commons Journal Volume 10
19 December 1690

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 10: 19 December 1690', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 10: 1688-1693 (1802), pp. 512-513. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29109 Date accessed: 24 October 2014.


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Veneris, 19 die Decembris; 2° Gulielmi et Mariæ.

Prayers.

Wooton Bassett Election.

ORDERED. That the Report from the Committee of Privileges and Elections, touching the Election for the Borough of Wooton Bassett, be made upon Monday Morning next, when the other Reports from the said Committee are made.

T. Williams' Estate.

An ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act for the raising Money out of the Estate of Tho. Williams, Esquire, deceased, by letting Leases, and otherwise, for the more speedy Payment of his Debts, was read the Third time.

Resolved, That the Bill, with the Amendments, do pass: And that the Title be agreed to.

Ordered, That Mr. Christie do carry the said Bill to the Lords; and acquaint them, That this House hath agreed thereunto, with some Amendments; and desire their Lordships Concurrence to the said Amendments.

Aulnage Duty.

Sir John Guise reports from the Committee to whom the Bill for transferring the Duty and Subsidy of Aulnage to the Custom-house, was committed, That they had agreed upon several Amendments to be made thereunto: 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.

And a Motion being made, and the Question being put, That the Lord Cornbury be heard, as to his Interest, at the Bar of this House, before the said Report be further proceeded on;

It passed in the Negative.

Then the said Amendments were once read throughout; and afterwards, 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.

Attainting Persons in Rebellion.

Mr. Solicitor General reports from the Committee of the whole House, to whom the Bill for attainting several Persons in Rebellion in England and Ireland, and for confiscating their Estates, and applying the same towards the Charge of the present War, was committed, That they had agreed upon several Amendments to be made thereunto: 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 afterwards a Second time, one by one: And, with several Amendments made by the House to several of them, the same were, upon the Question severally put, agreed unto by the House.

Also several Amendments were proposed to be made in the Preamble, and Body of the Bill: Which, upon the Question severally put thereupon, were agreed unto by the House.

And then a Proviso was offered to be added to the Bill, That their Majesties may extend such Grace and Favour to Henry Lord Dover, both as to Life and Estate, as their Majesties shall think fit.

And the Question being put, That the Proviso be read a Second time;

The House divided.

The Yeas go forth.

Tellers for the Yeas, Lord Colchester, 112.
Lord Cornbury,
Tellers for the Noes, Lord Wm. Pawlett, 119.
Sir Walt. Young,

So it passed in the Negative.

Resolved, Nemine contradicente, That the Bill, with the Amendments, be ingrossed.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir John Hoskyns and Sir Adam Otly;

Bains' Estate.

Mr. Speaker, The Lords have agreed to the Bill, sent up from this House, intituled, An Act for vesting several Messuages and Tenements in the City of London, late the Estate of John Bains, Gentleman, deceased, in Trustees, to be sold for the Payment of Debts, without any Amendments.

Supply Bill; East India Goods.

Also the Lords have agreed to the Bill, sent up from this House, intituled, An Act for granting to their Majesties certain Impositions upon all East India Goods and Manufactures, and upon all Wrought Silks, and several other Goods and Merchandize, to be imported after the Five-and-twentieth Day of December 1690, without any Amendments.

T. Williams' Estate.

Also the Lords have agreed to the Amendments made by this House to the Bill, intituled, An Act for the raising Money out of the Estate of Thom. Williams, Esquire, deceased, by letting Leases, and otherwise, for the more speedy Payment of his Debts.

Ways and Means.

Then the House, according to the Order of the Day, resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of further Ways and Means for raising the Supplies to be granted to their Majesties.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Solicitor General took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Mr. Solicitor General reports from the said Committee, That they had agreed upon a Resolution; 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 was read; and is as followeth; viz.

Resolved, That it is the Opinion of this Committee, That the Remainder of a Sum not exceeding the Sum of Four Millions Eighty-six thousand Two hundred Fiftyfive Pounds, for the Supplies to be granted to their Majesties, be raised, by doubling the additional Duties of Excise upon Beer, Ale, and other Liquors, mentioned in an Act of the First Year of their Majesties Reign, intituled, An Act for an additional Duty of Excise upon Beer, Ale, and other Liquors, to begin from the Time the Act for doubling the Duty of Excise upon Beer, Ale, and other Liquors, during the Space of One Year, doth expire.

And the said Resolution being read a Second time;

Resolved, That this House doth agree with the Committee in the said Resolution, That the Remainder of a Sum, not exceeding the Sum of Four Millions Eighty-six thousand Two hundred Fifty-five Pounds, for the Supplies to be granted to their Majesties, be raised, by doubling the additional Duties of Excise upon Beer, Ale, and other Liquors, mentioned in an Act of the First Year of their Majesties Reign, intituled, an Act for an additional Duty of Excise upon Beer, Ale, and other Liquors, to begin from the Time the Act for doubling the Duty of Excise upon Beer, Ale, and other Liquors, during the Space of . . . Year, doth expire.

Mr. Solicitor General acquaints the House, That he was directed by the said Committee to move the House, That the House would give Leave for a Bill to be brought in pursuant to the said Resolution.

Ordered, That a Bill be brought in pursuant to the said Resolution.

Commissioners of Accompts.

Resolved, That this House will, To-morrow Morning at Ten a Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the Bill for appointing and enabling Commissioners to take the publick Accompts.

Navy and Army Estimates, &c.

Resolved, That this House will, To-morrow Morning, take into Consideration the Report formerly made from the Committee to whom the Consideration of the Estimates and Accompts relating to the Army, Navy, and Treasury, were referred: And also such further Report as shall be then made from the said Committee.

Ordered, That the said Committee do sit this Night, and To-morrow Morning, before the House sits.

And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.