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THE

Historical Register,

Containing
An Impartial RELATION

of all TRANSACTIONS, Foreign
and Domestick.

WITH A .
Chronological Diary

OF ALL
The remarkable OCCURRENCES,
viz. Births, Marriages, Deaths, Removals,
Promotions, &c. that happen'd in this
Year: Together with the Characters and
Parentage of Persons deceased, of emi-
nent Rank.

VOLUME XI.
For the Year 1726.

LONDON,
Printed and sold by R. NUIT in the Old Baily,

near Ludo ate, where complear Sers and single Parts may be
had, at is, each Register. Sold also by E. Nutt at the
Rozal Exchange, R. Gosling in Fleet-street, D. Browne with-
out Temple-Bar, C King in Westminster. Hall, and ac the Sun
Fire-Office behind the Royal Exchange.

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N. B. This Title is defign'd for such Persons as think fit to bind the four last Registers in one Volume. And, for the same Reason, a Table is added at the End of the Forty-fourth Register, of all the principal Mat. ters contain'd in them.

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I R E L A N D. The Proceedings of the Parliament of Ireland continued

from Page 299 of the preceding Register.

N the 28th of O&tober Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer reported from the Committee of the whole House appointed to

consider of Ways and Means for raising * the Supply ; that they had come to seves

ral Resolutions, which he read in his Place, and after delivered at the Table, where the same were again read, and are as follow:

1. Resolved, That it is the Opinion of this Committee, That towards raising the Supply granted to his Ma. jefty, the several and respective additional Rates, Duties, and Impofitions upon Beer, Ale, Strong Waters, Tobacco, and other Goods and Merchandizes, granted and continu'd from the 25th Day of December, 1723, until the 25th of December, 1725, be further granted, continued, raised, colle&ted, levied, and paid unto his Majesty, from the 25th Day of December, 1723, until the 25th Day of December, 1727, inclusive.

2. That towards raising the Supply the several and reSpective, and other additional Rates, Duties and Impoa. sitions for and upon all sorts of Wines and Strong Waters, and Spirits perfe&tly made and distilled of Wine, that Saall be imported into this Kingdom, granted and con. tinued to his Majesty laft Session of Parliament, be raised,

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paid, and continued from the faid 25th Day of Dec. 1725, to the 25th Day of Dec. 1727, inclusive.

3. That towards raising the supply granted to his Majesty the further additional Duties of Excise upon Beer, Ale, and other Liquors, granted and continued to his Majesty taft Session of Parliament, be raised, paid, and continued froin the said 25th Day of Dec, 1725, to the 25th Day of Dec. 1727, inclusive.

4. That towards raising the Supply granted to his Majesty, the further additional Duty upon all Aqua, Vitæ, Strong Waters, or Spirits made or distilled within this Kingdom for Sale, granted to his Majesty Jast Session of Parliament, be raised, paid, and continued from the said 25th Day of Dec. 1725, to the 25th Day of Dec. 1727, inclufive.

5. That towards raising the Supply granted to his Ma. jesty, the further additional Duty upon every Gallon of Brandy or Spirits above Proof, which shall be imported into this Kingdom, granted to his Majetty last Session of Parliament, be raised, paid, and continued from the said 25th Day of Dec. 1725, to the 25th Day of Dec. 1727, inclusive,

6. That towards raising the Supply granted to his Ma. jefty, the Clause or Clauses, for preventing the Mixing of Small Worts with Strong Ale or Beer, after the Gau, ger has taken the Gauge thereof, be continued, and be in Force from the 25th Day of Dec. 1725, to the 25th Day of Dec. 1727, inclusive. - 7. That towards raising the Supply granted to his Ma. jefty, the Clause or Clauses, impowering Gaugers to take an Account of all Wash and Low Wines in Distil: lers Hands, the better thereby to ascertain the Quan: tity of Aqua Vitæ, Strong Waters, and Spirits by them distilled, be continu’d, and in Force, from the said 25th Day of Dec. 1725, to the 25th Day of Dec. 1727, inclufive. ... 8 That the Sum of 6 d. per Pound, and all other Fees which shall or may be payable out of the Aids granted this present Session of Parliament, be applied towards raising the Supply granted to his Majesty.

9. That a Tax be laid upon all Salaries; Profits of Employ nients, Fees and Penfions upon the Civil and Military Etablishments, payable to Persons living out of this Kingdom, except the Lord Lieutenant, or other Chief Governor or Governor's of this Kingdom, for the Time being; and also such as by their Offices and Em.

ployments,

ployments are obliged to an immediate Attendance upon the Person of his Sacred Majesty, or their Royal Highnesses the Prince and Princess of Wales, or, their Issue, during their Continuance in such their offices and Em. .ployments, and also the Officers of the Army, and HalfPay Officers upon this Establishment

10. That the said Tax laid upon all Salaries, Profits of Employments, Fees and Pensions, be four Shillings per Pound.

1. That the said Tax of 45. per Pound upon all så. Jaries, Profits of Employments, Fees and Pensions, do commence the 25th Day of Dec. 1725, and continue to the 25th Day of Dec. 1727, inclusive.

012. That towards rising the Supply granted to his Majesty, the additional Duty on all Coffee, Tea, ChocoJate, and Cocoa Nuts, which shall be imported into this Kingdoni, granted the last Sellion of Parliament; be raised, paid, and continu'd from the 25th Day of Dec. 1725, to the 25th Day of Dec. 1722, inclusive..? How 13: That towards raising the Supply granted to his Majesty, the further additional Duty of 3 s. and 48.

fer Gallon be laid upon all Brandy or Spirits above Proof, ..which shall be imported into this Kingdom, to be raised, paid, and continued, from the 25th Day of Dec. 1725, to the 25th Day of Dec. 1727, inclusive.

To which Resolutions the Question being severally put, the House did agree; and it was order'd, ifte That Leave be given to bring in Heads of a Bill upon the fajd • Resolutions. 2dly, That it be an Instruction to the said Committee to infent a Claufe or Clauses in the Heads of, a Bill, to secure the Payment of the principal Sum of 50000 l'advanced to the Government, pursuant to a former Vote of this House; together with the Interest for the same, at the Rate of seven Pounds,per Cent, during the Time it Thall continue unpaid. gulv, That it be also an InfiruGion to the said Committee to infert a Glaure or Clauses

in the said Heads of a Bill for applying the Duties laid ; on, Tea, Coffee, Chocolate, and Cocoa Nuts, for the Use sand. Encouragement of the Hempen and Flaxen. Manu

factures of this Kingdom. The fame Day (07, 28), a Betition of Major Toby Purcell reiting forth, That be rbeing at his post, aş Major of Foot, in the Illand of Mi. , inorca, iwas by a violent Fever deprived of his Senses, and

his Recauery being despaird of, his Friends, fold his ::Gemipillon without his Knowledge or Consent; and : praying, in Confideration of his Fathersdong and faith.

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