Martis, 30 die Decembris; 2° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
Earl of Ailesbury's Estate.
MR. Bickerstaffe reports from the Committee to
whom the ingrossed Bill from the Lords, intituled, An Act to enable Thomas Earl of Ailesbury, and
Eliz. Countess of Ailesbury, his Wife, to make provision
for Payment of Debts, and to make Leases of their
Estates, was committed, That they had agreed to the
said Bill, without any Amendments.
Resolved, That the said Bill do pass: And that the
Title be agreed to.
Ordered, That Mr. Bickerstaffe do carry the said Bill
to the Lords; and acquaint them, That this House hath
agreed to the same, without any Amendments.
The House being informed, that Morris Rawson and
Thomas Rawson had violently assaulted one Geo. Thomas,
a Servant of Colonel Webb, a Member of this House, to
the endangering his Life, and taken from him a Gun, in
Breach of the Privileges of this House; and, at the same
time, had spoken very indecent and irreverent Words of
Ordered, That the said Maurice Rawson and Thom.
Rawson be sent for in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms
attending this House, to answer the same.
Supply Bill; Excise.
Then the House, according to the Order of the Day,
resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House, to
consider of the Bill for doubling the additional Duties of
Excise, to begin from the Time that the Act for doubling
the Duty of Excise doth expire.
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 to the said Bill, and to the enacting Clause for the Building of Ships, and to the Clause
for Victuallers and Retailers to be at Liberty to brew
without being subject to the Penalty of One hundred
Pound in the Act for the doubling the Excise, with several
Amendments thereunto: And also had agreed to the
Clause for supplying a Defect in the Clauses of Credit in
the Bills for granting the new Impositions upon East
India Goods, and other Merchandize, and upon Wine,
Vinegar, and Tobacco; and that they had directed him
to make a Report thereof to the House.
Ordered, That the said Report be made To-morrow
Morning at Ten a Clock; and nothing to intervene.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Eight of the Clock.