Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 1, 1547-1629. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Sabbati, 24o Martii
- To have this rejected, and a new framed against the new Access, for particular Manors, &c. - These general Decrees, precedent and sebsequent, not to be - Upon Question, rejected, without a Negative.
Committed to Sir H. Poole, Mr. Shervyle, Mr. Hackwyll, Sir Geor. Moore, Sir H. Tichborne, Sir Tho. Holland, Sir Myles Fleetewood, Mr. Taylor, Sir D. Digges, Mr. Ravenscrofte, Sir Jo. Crompton, Sir Tho. Hinton, Mr. Crew, Mr. Gawdy, Sir Wm. Strowde, Sir Peter Fretchwell, Sir Jerome Horsey, Sir Nath. Rich, Sir A. St. John:
St. Gyles' Sewer.
Committees during the Recess.
Sir Ro. Phillippes moveth for a Course for settling the Bills and Petitions: For this to be done, every Man that stayeth in Town, to bring in his Name, on Monday Morning, to the Clerk: To Three Committees: To One, the Bills: To the second, the Petitions against Courts of
Mr. Hackwyll: - That, upon such an Adjournment as this, the Committees have usually met, and dealt in the Business. - And, for the Petitions, agreeth with Sir Ro. Phillippes Motion; and that this Committee for Grievances, may resolve of a Course for the Proceeding about Petitions of Grievance: And, for the Committee for Statutes, concurreth with Sir Wm. Strowde. - Moveth, this Committee may meet upon Wednesday next, in the Inner Temple Hall.
Resolved, The Names of all those which stay, shall be given in by them to the Clerk, upon Monday Morning next: Then to make Committees for several Purposes, ut supra: And all Bills, in Committees Hands, to be brought in to the Clerk, upon Tuesday Morning next.
Sir Edw. Sands: - To prepare and finish the Bill, this Vacation, concerning Elections and Returns, and giving Power of an Oath here : - This to be brought in against the Access. 2ly, The Committee for Statutes. 3ly, A Bill for regulating Courts of Justice; especially, setting up new Offices. - Multitudo officiorum perimit rempublicam. - Corporate Towns lay new Impositions; whereby great Gain to the Towns,
Prejudice to all others. A Provision therefore, by a Law, against Increase of Fees, or Impositions. - A Particular in the Custom-house: One to carry down Stuff to Sandwich, for which the Carriage not above 2 or 3s. - 11 s. for Cockets. - All Fees therefore, in Courts of Justice, and elsewhere to be regulated: So the Fees, and Orders, for Prisons.
- The Causes of Want of Money, a principal. - A Committee, to consider of these 26 Heads, now to be named; and to ripen this for the next Meeting; and to have Power from the House to send for any Persons, Books, &c. for their better Information. -