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ÖRDÈRED, That the said Rider shall be, and is here and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to
their Lordlhips Amendments inade to the said Bill. Bill passed:
" Whether this Bill
A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr.thence, with
Lowndes and others :
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, “ An Ad for a Clause in it.
“ punishing Mutiny, Desertion, and false Musters; and “ Because there is in the Bill this following Clause;
“ for better paying of the Army and Quarters, and for
“ satisfying divers Arrears; and for a further Conti(videlicet,)
nuance of the Powers of the Five Commiflioners for
“ examining and determining the Accompts of the Ar-
A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr.
Lowndes and others :
“ better securing and regulating the Duties upon Salt;"
to which they desire the Concurrence of this House. « THANET.
" ANGLESEY. • DARTMOUTH.
Hodie 18 vice leEta ef Billa, intituled, “ An Act for Sale Duties'
“ the better securing and regulating the Duties upon
GERNSEY. 66 H. LONDON.
TORRINGTON. 46 STAWELL.
Hodie 2a vice lecta eft Billa, intituled, “ An AX for Baker's Billa " Geo. BATH & W.
" the further recompensing of John Baker Gentleman, • LEMPSTER. ABINGDON. GUILFORD.
“ and his Family, for the Services of Colonel Baker at 66 CREWÈ.
“ London-Derry in Ireland; and for staring the Accompış “ HAVIRSTAM."
“ of the late Receivers of the Rents and Profits of the
+ forfeited Estates in Ireland.”
ORDERED, That the Confideration of the faid Bill.
be committed to the Lords following ; (videlicet,)
Ds. Bergevenny. “ tion, during the present War,” without any Amend- Dux Somerset.
Epus. Duresme. Ds. Lawarra
Ds. Paget. en stor Report « mittees appointed to confider of the Admiralty Papers Comes Carlisle,
Ds. North & Grey:
Epus. Bangor. " were ready to make their Report, when the House
Ds. Grey IV.
Marescallus. " think fit :"
Ds. Byron. ral in Parliament aífeinbled, That the faid Report shall Comes Kent,
Ds. Culpeper. be made on Thursday next, at Twelve a Clock; and all Comes Bridgewa..
Ds. Lucas. the Lords summoned.
Ds. Offulftone. rices at Peace ral in Parliament aisembled, That the Lists of Justices,
Ds. Dartmouth, (cred. now in Commission in the several Counties of this King
Ds. Guilford. dom, now before this House, as also those who have comes Kingston.
Ds. Lempfiera been put out since Midsummer 1700, shall be taken into
The House this Day taking Notice, that the Duke Comes Rochester, Peer out of
Ds. Halifax. of Schonburg hath a Proxy entered, and made Use of, Comes Portland.
Ds. Granville. although he be out of the Kingdom:
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet
To-morrow, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon,
in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of
Peers; and to adjourn as they please.
from zurn the Bull by Mr. Topham and others :
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, H. C to res Perforis in To return the Bill, intituled, “ An Act for the fur- by Sir Mathew Dudley and others :
or An Act for the DirPublic Offices « ther Explanation and Regulation of Privilege of Par
To return the Bill, intituled,
" charge out of Prison such Insolvent Debtors as fhall ierve the Parliament,
" lameat, in relation to Perfops in Public Ofices;
Lifts of Jur.
to be co.:si.
H. C. to re
turn the In:olVene Debtor's Bill, who will
“ (srve, Queen.
“ serve, or procure a Person to serve, in Her Majesty's ORDERED, That the faid Bill be committed tó á
The Earl of Rochester reported from the Lords Com- Baker’s Bill.
mittees, the Bill, intituled, “ An Act for the further Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
“ recompensing of John Baker Gentleman, and his
Family, for the Services of Colonel Baker at London-
“ Derry in Ireland; and for stating the Accompts of the Arch. Cantuari
“ late Receivers of the Rents and Profits of the for-
Ds. Ferrers. Epus. Duresme, &
broke, Ds. Wharton. Crew.
Hodie 3* vice tecta eft Billa, intituled, “ An Act for
" the further recompensing of John Baker Gentleman; Epus. Eliens:
Ds. Grey W.
“ and his Family, for the Services of Colonel Baker at
" London-Derry in Ireland; and for stating the Accompts Epus. Petriburg. nescallus.
Ds. Mobun. Epus. Cicestr.
to of the late Receivers of the Rents and Profits of the Dux Richmond.
* forfeited Estates in Ireland.” Epus. Oxon.
Ds. Vaughan: Epus. Bangor.
Dux Southampton. Ds. Culpeper.
Dux Bolton. Epus: Bath & Wells.
The Question was put, “ Whether this Bill fhall
It was Resolved in the Affirmative:
ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice, that
the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any
The House being informed, "
That the Lords Com-ot.fervatione:
“ mittees, to whom was referred the Confideration of fioners of Ac-
“ the Observations delivered in by the Commissioners compts, ReDs. Halifax.
. " of Accompts, are ready to report, when the House port about. Comes Leicester.
" shall think fit to receive it :" Comes Boling broke.
It is OrderED, by the Lords Spiritual and Tempo-
ral in Parliament assembled, That the said Report shall
be made on Friday next.
Then the House (pursuant to Order) took into Confi-Scotch Conspi-
deration the Report from the Lords Committees ap-
pointed to examine into the Scotch Conspiracy.
concerning ito the Resolutions following; (videlicet,) Comes Nottingham. Comes Rochester.
“1. Resolved, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Comes Abingdon.
i Parliament assembled, That it doth appear to this Comes Plimouth.
“ House; that there has been a dangerous Conspiracy
* carried on, for the raising a Rebellion in Scotland, and
« invading that Kingdom with a French Power, in or
“ der to the subverting of Her Majesty's Government,
to both in England and Scotland, and the bringing in
" the pretended Prince of Wales."
That it is the Opinion of this House, That no.
" thing hath given so much Encouragement to this
• Conspiracy, as that the immediate Succession to PRAY E R S.
“ the Crown of Scotland, after Her present Majesty
" and the Heirs of Her Body, is not declared to be Salt Duties,
" in the Princess Sophia, and the Heirs of her Body, Bill.
Hodie 2a vice le&ta eft Billa, intituled, “ An A&t for “ being Protestants.”
3. That the Queen will be pleased to use Her En Their Lordlips, or any Five of them; to meet a deavours, by such Methods as She hall think most
on Friday next, at Eleven a Clock in the Fore
noon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House
It is Resolved, by the Lords Spiritual and Tempo. Tuanks of the “ mies, who are engaged in this Conspiracy against Her
ral in Parliament assembled, That the Thanks of this Lords Com-
House shall be, and are hereby, given to the Lords Com. mittees for
Hereupon the Lord Keeper, by Order, gave their
Lordships the Thanks of this House, for their Exactness,
Address to Her Majesty, upon the Resolutions
ORDERED, That the further ConGderation of the
Report from the Lords Committees appointed to confi-
der of the Scotch Conspiracy, and the Matters relating
thereunto, shall be adjourned to Friday next.
Epus. Duresme, & Ds. Wharton.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Par. Adjourn,
liamentum continuandum effe usque ad et in diem Jovis,
vicesimum tertium diem instantis Martii, hora duodecima Senescallus. Epus. Norwic.
Auroræ, Dominis fic decernentibus.
I E Jovis, 23° Martii.
Ds. Custos Magni
C. P. S.
Ds. North & Grey:
Dux Devonshire, Se- Ds. Grey 11'.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Comes Lindsey, Mag- Ds. Dartmouth.
Comes Carlisle, Ma- Ds. Guilford.
Comes Jersey, Came- Ds. Herbert.
“ May it please Your Majesty, Comes Torrington.
“ We are sensible that nothing effectual can be Comes Scarbrough.
“ brought to pass during this Session of Parliament, Comes Warrington.
“ which draws so near to a Conclusion, in relation to Comes Bradford.
" this Affair ; and therefore we humbly presume to lay Comes Orford.
“the Report of the Committee before Your Majesty,
“ and humbly to desire Your Majesty that you would
“ mend this Affair to Your Parliament of England in
" the most effectual Manner: And we humbly beseech
“ment to the planting of Hemp in Ireland, and to the Atby
The House being informed, “That the Lords Com “ Increase and Improvement of the Manufacture of versus White & al.
“ mittees (appointed to draw up the State of the Cafe “ Hemp in that Kingdom, by all such Ways as Your
Majesty in Your great Wisdom fhall judge most
port, when the House shall think fit to receive the It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Tempo-
ral in Parliament assembled, That the Lord Treasurer,
the Duke of Bolton, and the Lord Sommers, do humbly
The Earl of Rochester reported from the Lords Com- Report of Ad.
miralty Pa. Whereas this Day was appointed, for the House to be mittees appointed to take into consideration the several
pers, relating put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, “ An Papers delivered into the House of Peers by Mr. Bur-io Vice Ad
miral Grey* A&for granting to Her Majesty an additional Subsidy chet, from the Admiralty-office, the Eighth Day of Fe“ of Tonnage and Poundage for Three Years; and for bruary last, as follows: “ laying a further Duty upon French Wines condemned
as lawful Prize; and for ascertaining the Values of “ That their Lordships, being on Consideration of “ unrated Goods imported from The East Indias :" “ the said Papers, received several Complaints from
“ the Merchants trading to Jamaica, against Vice AdIt is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Tempo- “miral Greydon, for not attacking Four French Men of ral in Parliament afsembled, That this House Thall be
“ War, which he met in his Passage to The West Indias, put into a Committee upou the faid Bill, on Monday next,
“ having at that Time Four English Men of War under at Twelve a Clock.
“ his Command; and for his disorderly Proceeding, in
“ pressing in the Night-time great Numbers of Seamen Mutiny Bill. Hodie 2a vice lefta eft Billa, intituled, “ An Ad for
“ and Inhabitants of Jamaica ; and for his severe Usage punishing Mutiny, Desertion, and false Musters ;
“ of the Masters of some Merchant Ships and Tranf“ and for better paying of the Army and Quarters;
port Vessels under his Convoy, to the great Distur“ and for satisfying divers Arrears; and for a further
o bance of the Inhabitants of the said Ifand, to the « Continuance of the Powers of the Five Commiflion
frightening away many of the Seamen, and conse“ers for examining and determining the Accompts of
“quently the weakening and exposing that Country to " the Army.”
and manifest Dangers, and to the Interruption
“ and Discouragemert of Trade.
Greydon, both by himself and Witnesses ; Copies of
“ herewith presented to the House, as follow; (viAddress re. The Lord Sommers reported from the Lords Commitlating to the Linen
tees (appointed to consider of the Address of the House Manutaêture of Commons in Ireland relating to the Linen Manu, in Ireland. facture there), an Address drawn by them.
- Witnesses on Behalf of the Jamaica Merchants, Witnesses for
” in relation to Vice Admiral Greydon's meeting Merchants, Which was read, and agreed to, as follows; (videlicet), “ with Ducass, and his preiling Men at Jamaica. againit him : “We, Your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal Sub
“ Andrew Scale (jur.) faith, “ That, according to the Seale; “jects, the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in l’arlia
Signal made on the Twelfth of June Jast, he went “ment assembled, humbly beg Leave to acquaint Your
on board Admiral Greydon; and being sent for into Majesty, that the Earl of Nottingham, Your Majesty's
" the Cabin, the Admiral swore, “ By God, he thought “ Principal Secretary of State, baving, on the Fourth “ he should get him at last; for he was informed he lay “ of January litt, by Your Majesty's Command, laid drinking in Punch-houses from Six o'Clock in the " before the House an Address which the House of
Morning till Two the next Morning.” The Deponent “ Commons of Ireland had presented to Your Majesty ;
o told him,
" He was misinforined, for he never drank “ wherely they desired a Liberty for carrying Linen
a Quart of Punch in his Life.” But the Admiral faid, “ manufaciured in Ireland dire&tly to the English Plan
““ He had good Proof of it; and he heard he was “ tations in America; the House appointed a Committee
going to turn Lawyer, but he would take Care of “to consider of that Matter: And that Committee, bav
“ him ;” and accordingly ordered hiin into Irons, and "ing taken that Proposal into Confideration, and hav
“ swore he would wbip him and pickle him the next “ ing fully heard all Persons from whom they could
Day : And accordingly he was in Irous Eight and “ hope for any Information touching the same, did, on
Forty Hours; to wit, froin the 12th Day to the 14th. “ the Seventeenth of March Inftant, report their Opi
“ He was then Master of the Ship called The Prince of “nion to the House: Which Report the House unani
“ Orange, and he had no Assistance from any Man of “ moully approved.
“ War while he was in Jamaica,”
“ Samuel Gape (jur.) faith, “ The Sunday Night the " positive; but when they veered the last Time, they
“ The Montagu was then in Dispute with the French
" Ship, about Two Leagues from Vice Admiral Grey
“ don, as near as I can guess. The other Three French “ Daniel Bright (jur.) faith, “ He was at Mrs. Mur
Ships were about a Mile and an Half from The Mon-
“ Witnesses produced by Vice Adiniral Greydon. Admiral
Captain Samuel Vincent (jur.) faith; "That Admiral Vincent ;
“ him, with Two Captains and Two Lieutenants; to
press their Seamen that were alhore; for the People “ there were so many Boats belonging to the Men of
“ deserted the Ships, and run alhore.” He faith, “He “ War abroad, they feared they could not get ashore;
“ broke open no Houses; and his Men having taken a “ so they all Itaid'aboard, and Two of them were
“ Gentleman's Servant, he released him ; and Seven pressed; but they came aboard again.” He said,
“ other of the Inhabitants being pressed by some of our « « That when his Men first told him thereof, they said
“ Men, Admiral Whetston discharged them all. It was “ the Men of War’s Boats had passed by towards Kings. “Day before any of his People went alhore; for he " town an Hour before.” His Ship lay then from
received not his Orders from Vice Admiral Greydon “ Kings-Town about Four Miles.”
“ before Four a Clock that Morning: He believes it
“ was Six a Clock before he went ashore at King flown ;
“ Arthur Jones (jur.) faith, “ He went alhore about Jones;
“ Six a Clock at Port Royal; and he saw no House " from Plimouth, they met with Ducuse ; but Admiral
“ broke open, nor any Irregularity on the Shore: This
“ was a Day or Two before we came away; and he
upon he ordered him to be seized. Then the Lieu-
“ Lieutenant, mistaking, ordered him Twelve Blows
“ informed of, reprimanded him for it.”
up in a great Passion, swearing, “ That, if I did not “ Hands." He faith, “ The Master, in Excuie for him-
" know the Admiral expected it.” He saith, “ That,
" after Admiral Bembow had been some Time at 7aCaptain Henry Mundy (jur.) faith, “That at Ja “ maica, he asked the Governor and Council for an -" maica he had Two Men pressed on board froin him,
“ Order to press Men; and they gave him one.
But " at Five a Clock in the Morning.”
“ that Admiral told the Deponent, “ That they had
“ Notice of the Press at Port Royal the Day before the
“ Order was given him.”
“ most negligent of any of them : He was Three or
“ Four Times aboard his Ship, but never found him
" there; and his Ship was always out of Order, when