Martis, 22 die Januarii;
Sexto Gulielmi Tertii.
Rebuilding Warwick Town.
AN ingrossed Bill for rebuilding the Borough of Warwick; and for determining Differences that may
arise by reason of the late Fire there; was read the Third
Several Amendments were severally proposed to be
made to the Bill; viz.
Press 1. L. 10, to leave out "King and Queen's
Majesties," and insert "King's Majesty:"
Pr. 15. L. *, to leave out "their," and insert "his:"
And the same were, upon the Question severally put
thereupon, agreed unto by the House; and the Bill
amended at the Table accordingly.
Resolved, That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be,
An Act for rebuilding the Town of Warwick; and for
determining Differences touching Houses burnt, or demolished, by reason of the late dreadful Fire there.
Ordered, That the Lord Digby do carry the Bill to
the Lords, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That Mr. Long have Leave to go into the
Country, for Recovery of his Health.
Ordered, That Mr. Sandford have . . . . . to go into
Country for a Month, his Wife being very ill.
Abuses in Army Subsistence-money.
The Inhabitants of Royston attending upon their Petition, presented to the House upon the Twelfth Instant;
The were called in; and examined touching the
Matters of their Petition.
And then withdrew.
Also the Lieutenant and Ensign of Captain Cartwright's Company, attending according to Order, were
called in; and heard touching the Complaints made
And then withdrew.
Ordered, That Colonel Hastings, Major Montall, and
Agent Tracy Pauncefort, be summoned to attend this
House To-morrow Morning at Eleven a Clock.
Ordered, That the said Lieutenant and Ensign do
attend this House again To-morrow Morning at Eleven
Ordered, That the Inhabitants of Royston be dismissed
from their further Attendance.
Encouragement of Privateers.
Resolved, That this House will, upon Saturday Morning next, at Eleven a Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the Bill for the
better Encouragement of Privateers.
Bank of England.
The Merchants and Traders of the City of London, and
also the Governor and Directors of the Corporation of
the Bank of England, attending according to Order,
were called in:
And the Petition being read;
Mr. Woodward, on the Petitioners Behalf, informed
the House, That they had reduced their Reasons and
Objections into Writing; and prayed they might read the
same to the House.
Upon which the Petitioners, and the Governor and
Directors of the Bank, withdrew.
And the Question being put, That the Petitioners be
admitted to read their Reasons and Objections;
It passed in the Negative.
Resolved, That none but Merchants and Traders be
Then the Petitioners, and the Governor and Directors,
were called in again.
And Mr. Speaker acquainted the Petitioners with the
Whereupon the Petitioners desired to be heard by their
And then the Petitioners, and the Governor and
Afterwards the Petitioners, and the Governor and
Directors, were called in again:
And Mr. Speaker acquainted the Petitioners, That the
House did not think fit to hear them by Counsel; but
were ready to hear the Petitioners, or any other Merchant
or Trader that had not signed the Petition.
Whereupon the Petitioners acquainted the House, That
they were not prepared to discourse their Reasons and
Objections, but humbly prayed a further Day.
Ordered, That Candles be brought in.
The Question being put, That a further Day be appointed to hear the Petitioners;
The House divided.
The Yeas go forth.
Tellers for the Yeas,
Tellers for the Noes,
Sir Walter Yong,
So it passed in the Negative.
Resolved, That the Petition be dismissed.
Ordered, That all Committees be adjourned.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Nine a Clock.