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Comes Sunderland.

“ Creditors of Thomas Pitkin a Barkrupt, and for the Comes Scarsdale.

“ apprehending of him, and the Discovery of the Effects Cones Elex.

“ of the said Thomas Pitkin and his Accomplices," as fit
Comes Anglesey.

to pass, without any Amendment.
Comes Fevershan.
Comes Berkelcy.
Comes Nottingham.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal Pitkin and

in Parliament assembled, That Her Majesty's Attorney be prosecuted. Comes Rochoter. Comes Abingdon.

General do forthwith prosecute Thomas Pitkin and Tho

mas Brera'ood.
Comes Portland.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Bradford.
Ordered, That the Judges do draw a Bill, to prevent Frauds com-

mitted by
Comes Albemarle.
Frauds frequently committed by Bankrupts.

Bankrupts,
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.

A Message froin the House of Commons, by Mr. Merage from
Viscount Townshend.

Lowndes and others :
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, “ An A&t for

pu-
“ nishing Mutiny and Desertion, and false Musters; and
PRAYERS.

“ for the better Payment of the Army and Quarters ; MefTage from

to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
H. C. to re-

A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
mind the by Mr. Knatchbull and others:
Lords of the

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal Low Wines,
Low Wines, To remind this House of the Bill, intituled, “ An in Parliament assembled, That the Bill, intituled,
&c. Bili; and . Ad for continuing Duties upon Low Wines, and upon " Act for continuing Duties upon Low Wines, and
Bill,

Coffee, Tea, Chocolate, Spices, and Pictures, and upon upon Coffee, Tea, Chocolate, Spices, and Pictures;
“ Hawkers, Pedlars, and Peity Chapmen, and upon Muf “ and upon Hawkers, Pedlars, and Petty Chapmen, and
“Jins; and for granting new Duties upon several of the upon Muslins; and for granting new Duties upon fe-
" said Coinmodities; and also upon Callicoes, China “ veral of the said Commodities; and also upon Calli-
Ware, and Drugs," sent up to this House the Twen-

"coes, China Ware, and Drugs;" and also the Bill, in- Stibsidy Bill, tieth of February last; and also of the Bill, intituled, tituled, “ An Act for granting to Her Majesty a further “ An Act for granting to Her Majesty a further Subsidy Subsidy upon Wines and Merchandizes imported,” “ on Wine and Merchandizes imported,” sent up to shall be read a Second Time on Tuesday next, at Twelve their Lordships the 'Two and Twentieth of February last; a Clock. which were fo seasonably dispatched by the House of Commons, and are so necessary for suppresling the ar

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and puit

Trade with bitrary Power of the French King, and consequently into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, " An Act for

hibir, Biili the Growth of Popery.

prohibiting all Trade and Commerce with France."

After some Time, the House was resumed.
Continuing

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put
Alts, &c. Bill..

into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, “ An Act
“ for making perpetual an A&t for the more easy Reco And the Lord Halifax reported, “ That the Commit-
“ very of Small Tithes; and also an Ad for the more " tee had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to
“ easy obtaining Partition of Lands in Coparcenary, Joint pass, with One Ainendment."

Tenancy, and Tenancy in Common; and also for Which was read Twice, and agreed to.

making perpetual and amending several Acts relating
" to the Return of Jurors.

Hodie za vice leiła est Billa, intituled, “ An A&t for
After some Time, the House was resumed.

prohibiting all Trade and Commerce with France.
And the Lord Herbert reported, " That the Com The Question was put, “ Whether this Bill, with
" mittee had made some Progress in the Bill; and desire " the Amendment, shall pass?”
" another Time may be appointed, for the House to be

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
put into a Committee again.”

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Melage to ORDERED, That the House be put into a Committee Sir Richard Holford and Mr. Pitt: again, to proceed further in the said Bill, on Tuesday

To return the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence to it. next, at Twelve a Clock.

to their Lordships Amendment made therein.
At to prevent The Judges,
The Judges, pursuant to Order, delivered the Bill

Dominus Cuftos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Par- Adjourn.
Popery, Bill drawn by them, intituled, " An Act for explaining and liamentum continuandum effe ufque ad et in diem Lunæ,
Ho explain. better Execution of an Act, intituled, An Act for the quintum diem instantis Martii, bora undecima Auroræ,
" further preventing the Growth of Popery."

Dominis fic decernentibus,

France to pro

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DIE Lunæ, 5° Martii.

Doinini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes

fuerunt:

“ That they likewise lay before the House, an Ac" count of what Sums of Money were actually paid on “ the Head of Wages; distinguishing how much was

paid to Officers and Seamen serving on Board the

Ships, how much to Bounties, Pensions, Pay to Flags, “ Sick and Wounded, Travelling Charges, and other con“ tingent Payments under the Head of Wages.

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Bath & Well.
Epus. Asaph.

“ That they also lay before the House, an Account " of the Quantity and Quality of the Stores that were

actually remaining at Michaelmas 1701, with a Com“ putation or Eftimate of their Value; and likewise an “ Account of what Stores were actually brought and “ delivered within each Year, and what remained in “ Store at Michaelmas 1902, with an Estimate of the " Value thereof; the like Account to be made for each “ Year to Michaelmas 1704, and a State of the Debt of " the Yards as it stood at each Michaelmas.

Ds. Custos Magni Ds. Bergevenny. Sigilli.

Ds. Wharton. Ds. Godolphin, The. Ds. Poulett. saurarius.

Ds. Mohun.
Comes Pembroke,

Ds. Vaughan.
Præses.

Ds. Colepeper. Dux Bucking hant, Ds. Rockingham. C. P.S,

Ds. Berkeley Str. Dux Devonshire,

Ds. Cornwallis.
Seuescallus.

Ds. Osjulstone.

Ds. Dartmouth. Dux Somerset.

Ds. Guilford. Dux Grafton.

Ds. Cholmondeley. Dux Northumberland.

Ds. Weston. Dux Bolton.

Ds. Herbert. Dux Marlborough.

Ds. Halifax. Comes Lindsey, Mag- Ds. Granville. nus Cainerarius.

Ds. Hervey
Comes Kent, Came-

rarius.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Anglesey
Comes Feversham.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Albemarle,
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey
Viscount Townshend.

“ And that the Commissioners of Victualing do also

lay before the House an Account what Provision of “ Victuals remained in Store at Michaelmas 1701, with “ an Estimate of the Value thereof; and also an AC

count of what Provisions were brought in and deli“ vered, or returned into the Stores, in each Year, and “ what the Prime Cost of them amounted to; and like“ wise what Aflignments or Bills were made for Salaries, Wages, Freight, Sick and Wounded, and incident

Charges, within each Year; and what Vi&tuals re“ mained in Store at Michaelmas 1704, and the Value “thereof."

To which Report the House agreed, and ordered

as followeth ; videlicet, “ Upon Report from the Lords Committees, appointed to consider the Books and Papers delivered

into this House from the Admiralty-office, the Eighth of November last, by Mr. Burchett:

“ It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Tem

poral in Parliament assembled, That his Royal High“ ness Prince George, Hereditary of Denmarke, Lord “ High Admiral of England, be desired to give Order

to the Commissioners of the Navy, to prepare, and lay “ before this House, in Writing, the Beginning of the “ next Sellion of Parliament, an Account of the Men

actually mustered, between Michaelmas 1701, and Michaclmas 1702, 1703, and 1704, distinguished by the “ Monthly Mufter Books, or such Musters as are taken.

PRAYERS,

Report Com.

The Earl of Orford reported from the Lords Committee Admi salty Papers. mittees, appointed to consider the Books and Papers de

livered in to this House from the Admiralty-office, the Eighth of November lait, by Mr. Burchet, as followeth ; (videlicet)

“ That they likewise lay before the House, an Account " of what Sums of Money were actually paid on “ the Head of Wages; distinguishing how much was “ paid to Officers and Seamen serving on Board the " Ships, how much to Bounties, Pensions, Pay to Flags, “ Sick and Wounded, Travelling Charges, and other " contingent Payments under the Head of Wages.

“ That they also lay before the House, an Account “ of the Quantity and Quality of the Stores that were

actually remaining at Michaelmas 1701, with a Com

putation or Estimate of their Value; and likewise an “ Account of what Stores were actually brought and “ delivered within each Year, and what remained in “ Store at Michaelmas 1702, with an Estimate of the • Value thereof; the like Account to be made for each

Year to Michaelmas 1704; and a State of the Debt “ of the Yards, as it stood at each Michaelmas.

“ And, that the Commissioners of Victualing do also “ lay before the House, an Account what Provision of s. Vi&tuals remained in Store at Michaelmas 1701, with " an Estimate of the value thereof; and also an Ac“count of what Provisions were brought in, and deli

“ vered

“ That, upon Examination of the Papers referred to “ their Lordships, they are of Opinion, That, in order “ to have it appear what the real and effectual Expence “ of the Navy has been, in every Year during this War, " the Commissioners of the Navy should be ordered and “ required to prepare, and lay before the House of “ Peers the Beginning of the next Seffion of Parlia"ment, an Account of the Men actually mustered, bes tween Michaelmas 1701, and Michaelmas 1702, 1703, " and 1704; distinguished by the Monthly Muster Books, " or such Musters as are taken.

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Pitkin's Cre, ditors Bill.

Hodie 3d vice icita cft Billa, intituled, “ An Act for ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to a Com-
" the Relief of the Creditors of Thomas Pitkin, a Bank- mittee of the whole House, To-morrow, at Twelve a

rupt; and for the apprehending of him, and the Dif- Clock.
covery

of the Effects of the said Thomas Pitkin and his
“ Accomplices.”

The Lord Chamberlain reported Her Majesty's An-wer to Ad

Answer to the Address of this House of the Second Instant; dress, about The Question was put, “ Whether this Bill shall (videlicet,)

purting Laws pass?"

in Execution

against Papists, It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

“ That Her Majesty would give Directions, as is de“ fired."

DIE

ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice, that the
Lords have agreed to the faid Bill, without any Amend Dominus Cuftos Magni

istos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Adjoura. ment.

Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem
Martis, fextum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima

Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.
Mutiny Bill. Hodie id vice lećta cst Billa, “ intituled, “ An Act

" for punilhing Mutiny and Desertion, and false Mus-
“ ters; and for the better Payment of the Army and
Quarters.”

IE Martis, 6° Martii.
Message frein A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
H. C. to re-
turn the Bili by Mr. Smith and others:

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes to prohibit

fuerunt: Trade with

To return the Bill, intituled, “ An Act for prohiFrance. biting all Trade and Commerce with France;” and to

Arch. Cantuar. Ds. Custos Magni
acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their

Arch. Ebor.
Lordihips Amendment made to the said Bill.

Sigilli.

Ds. Bergevenny. Epus. London,

Ds. Godolpbin, The. Ds. Ferrers.

faurarius. Epus. Duresme, &

Ds. Wharton.

Comes Pembroke,
Meflage from

Crew.
A Message from the House of Commons by Mr.

Ds. Howard Ef. thence, with

Præses.
Monckton and others:

Epus. Roffen.

Ds. Chandos, a Bill.

Epus. Sarum.

Dux Bucks, C. P. S. Ds. Grey W.

Dux Devonshire, Ds. Poulet.
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, “ An A& for Epus. Petrib.

Senescallus. Ds. Mohun.
“ raising the Militia for the Year One Thousand Seven Epus. Cicestr.

Ds. Byron. “ Hundred and Five, although the Month's Pay for- Epus. Bath &Well. Dux Somerset.

Dux Grafton, “ mierly advanced be not re-paid;” to which they desire Epus. Asaph.

Ds. Vaughan.

Ds. Colepeper.
the Concurrence of this House.

Dux Northumberland,
Dux Newcastle.

Ds. Rockingham.
Dux Marlborough.

Ds. Berkeley Str.

Ds. Cornwallis. Militia Bill. Hodie id vice lccta eft Billa, intituled, “ An A&t for

Comes Lindsey, Mag-Ds. Ojulstone. “ railing the Militia for the Year One Thousand Seven

nus Camerarius.

Ds. Guilford.
Ilundred and Five, although the Month's Pay for-

Comes Kent, Came Ds. Cholmondeley. merly advanced be not re-paid.”

rarius.

Ds. Weston.

Ds. Herbert.
Comes Derby.
Comes Westmorland. Ds. Gernsey.

Ds. Granville.
Message from A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
H. C. to re-

Comes Manchester.
by Mr. Poole and others :

Ds. Hervey.

Comes Rivers.
Το
Foor's Bill.

this House in Mind of the Bill, intituled,
put

Comes Stamford. “ An A&t for the Relief, Employment, and Settlement,

Comes Winchilfea. “ of the Poor;" the Matter whereof has been so often

Comes Kingston. recommended from the Throne, and is so much for the

Comes Carnarvon.

Comes Thanet.
public Advantage and Ease of Her Majesty's Sub-

Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.

Comes Elex.
Board of ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in

Comes Anglesey. berade, tel.Y l'arliament assembled, That the Commissioners of Trade

Comes Feversham. Houfe, a do forthwith lay before this House the Scheme of a Bill

Comes Berkeley Scheme for drawn by them, for Relief of the Poor.

Comes Nottingham. Relief of the

8 M

Comes Poor.

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Low Wines, &c. Bill.

ments.

Hodie 2a vice lecta eft Billa, intituled, “ An Act for

And the Earl of Stamford reported, “ That the
“ continuing Duties upon Low Wines, and upon Coffee, “ Committee had gone through the said Bill; and
“ Tea, Chocolate, Spices, and Pictures; and upon Haw “ think it fit to pass, with some Amendments.”
“ kers, Pedlars, and Petty Chapmen, and upon Mullins;
" and for granting new Duties upon several of the said Which were read Twice, and agreed to; and the
« Commodities; and also upon Callicoes, China Ware, Bill ordered to be engrossed, with the faid Amend-
66 and Drugs."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to a
Committee of the whole House, presently.

The House (pursuant to Order) was adjourned during artinuing
Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, inti- Billi

c.
Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and tuled, “ An Act for making perpetual an A&t for the
put into a Committee thereupon,

“ more easy Recovery of Small Tithes; and also an

A&t for the more easy obtaining Partition of Lands in After some Time, the House was resumed.

Coparcenary, Joint Tenancy, and Tenancy in Com

mon; and also for making perpetual and amending

“ several Acts relating to the Return of Jurors.”
And the Lord Ferrers reported, “ That the Commit-
“ tee had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to
“ pass, without any Amendment.”

After some Time, the House was resumed.

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H. C. with
Amerdinents

to it.

Scheme from Mr. Pople, from the Commissioners of Trade, deli-
the Board of
vered a Scheme of the Bill drawn by them, for Re- Sir Richard Holford and Mr. Pitt:

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Message to
Trade, forke-
lief of the lief of the Poor.
Poor.

To return the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence Act to prevent

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and to their Lordships Amendments made thereto. the Growth of Popery,

put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, “ An Act Bill to explain." for explaining and better Execution of an Act, inti“ tuled, An A&t for the further preventing the Growth Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “ An A& for Mutiny Billa

punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and false Musters;

“ and for the better Payment of the Army and QuarAfter some Time, the House was resumed.

“ of Popery."

ters."

And the Lord Herbert reported, “That the Commit- Committee of the whole House, presently.

ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to a
“ tee had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit
" to pass, with some Amendments.”

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and
Which were read Twice, and agreed to; and OR-' put into a Committee upon the said Bill.
DERED, That the said Bill be engrossed, with the said
Amendments.

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And

And the Lord Halifax reported, “That the Commit“ tee had made some Progress in the Bill; and desire “ another Time may be appointed, for the House to be " in a Committee to proceed therein."

ORDERED, That this House shall be put into a Committee again To-morrow, to proceed farther upon the Bill, intituled, " An Act for punishing Mutiny and De“ fertion, and false Musters; and for the better Payment “ of the Army and Quarters.”

Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland:
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Esex.
Comes Anglesey
Comes Feversham.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Portland.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Albemarle.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Viscount Townsbend.

Pooi's Bills to

Upon the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, “ An
be printed and
publilhed, and Act for the Relief, Employment, and Settlement of
the Scheme “ the Poor,” which came from the House of Commons;
delivered by
the Commit the House judging it impracticable to go through a Bill
fioners of of that Length, which came up fo late in the Session,
Trade.

with that Care and Consideration which was necessary to
a Bill of that Importance and universal Concern:

PRAYERS.

Hodie zo vice lecta est Billa, intituled, " An A&Bankrupts

, to prevent Frauds frequently committed by Bank-to

prevent,

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Bill shall be printed and published; and also the Bill begun in this House, intituled, • An Act for the further and “ better Relief, Employment, and Maintenance of the “ Poor;" and the Scheme of an Ad concerning the Poor, delivered into the House this Day from the Commissioners of Trade and Plantations, as drawn by them.

“ rupts."

Bill:

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Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by M. 10. With it.

to Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Sir Richard Holford and Mr. Pitt : Mercurii, feptimun diem instantis Martii, lora duodecima, Dominis fic decernentibus.

To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.

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A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Message to Sir Richard Holford and Mr. Pitt:

H. C, with it.

Arch. Cant.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Sarum,
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Buth & Will.
Epus. Afaph.

To carry down the said Bill, and defire their Concurrence thereunto.

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Ds. Custos Magni
Sigilli.

Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Godolphin; The- Ds. Berkeley Ber.
faurarius.

Ds. Wharton.
Comes Pembroke,

Ds. Pagett..
P.

Ds. Howard Eff
Dux Bucks, C. P.S. Ds. Chandos,
Dux Devonshire, Ds. Grey W.
Senescallus.

Ds. Poulet.

Ds. Howard Esc.
Dux Somerset. Ds. Mohun.
Dux Northumberland. Ds. Byron.
Dux Bolton.

Ds. Vaughan.
Dux Newcastle.

Ds. Colepeper.
Comes Lindsey, Mag. Ds. Berkeley Str.

Ds. Cornwallis.
nus Camerarius,

Ds. Offulfione.
Comes Derby.

Ds. Dartmouth.
Comes Northempton. Ds. Guilford.
Comes Westmorland. Ds. Cholmondeley.
Comes Manchester.

Ds. Herbert.
Comes Rivers.

Ds. Halifax.
Comes Stamford. Ds. Granville.
Come's W’inchilsea. Ds. Gernsey,
Comes Kingston. Ds. Herve;.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “ An Act Low Wines, for continuing Duties upon Low Wines, and upon &c. Bill, “ Coffee, Tea, Chocolate, Spices, and Pictures ; and

upon Hawkers, Pedlars, and Petty Chapmen, and “ upon Mullins; and for granting new Duties upon “ several of the said Commodities; and also upon “ Callicoes, China Ware, and Drugs."

The Question was put, " Whether this Bill shall

pass?”

It was Refolved in the Affirmative.

ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

The

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