Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 8, 1660-1667. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Sabbat, 7 die Decembris, 13° Car. Regis.
Stower, &c. Navigation.
ORDERED, That the Petitions of the several Inhabitants of the several Counties concerned in the making navigable of the River of Stower and Salwerpe, be referred to the Committee to whom the Bill for making that River navigable is committed: And that all the several Members of this House that serve for North Wales, be added to that Committee.
Resolved, That the same be committed to Sir Edmond Peirse, Mr. Whorwood, Lord Richardson, Sir Edward Massey, Mr. Chetwind, Sir Rich. Breham, Sir Henry Newton, Mr. Heath, Serjeant Littleton, Mr. Gawdy, Mr. Puckering, alias Newton, Mr. Westphalin, Sir John Duncombe, Sir Solomon Swale, Sir Edward Moseley, Dr. Burwell, Mr. Rigby, Sir Thomas Meres, Dr. Birkenhead, Sir George Reeve, Sir Herbert Price, Lord Angier, Sir Rich. Onslow, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Price, Sir William Doyley, Sir Tho. Leigh, Mr. Lowther, Sir Roger Bradshaigh, Mr. Clerke; and all the Knights, Citizens, and Burgesses, that serve for the Counties of Kent and Sussex: And they are to meet in the Speaker's Chamber on Monday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Resolved, upon the Question, That this Bill be committed to the same Committee to whom the Bill for Lindsey Levell was committed: And they are to meet in the Exchequer Chamber on Monday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Bill for settling and confirming of the Manors of Framlingham and Saxtead in the County of Suffolke, and the Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments thereunto belonging, devised by Sir Robert Hitcham Knight, and late Serjeant at Law, to certain charitable Uses, was committed, be revived; and do meet, in the Speaker's Chamber, on Monday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon.
Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Bill for making the Parish of Plextoll a distinct Parish from Wrotham, is committed, be revived; and do meet in the Place formerly appointed, on Monday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon.
Ordered, That the Debate of the Bill for levying of the Eighteen Months Assessment, be proceeded in on Monday next, at Ten of the Clock: To which End the House is then to resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House.
Great Level of Fens.
Conference; Swearing Witnesses.
Mr. Speaker, The Lords desire a present Conference with this House in the Painted Chamber, upon the Message from this House, for the swearing Witnesses at the Bar of their House, to be examined in this House.
After which the Messengers withdrawing, were called in: And Mr. Speaker acquainted them, That this House had considered of their Message; and did agree to a present Conference with the Lords in the Painted Chamber, as was desired.
Mr. Solicitor reports from the Conference with the Lords, That they had appointed a Committee to search, whether there were any Precedents for the Swearing of Witnesses at the Lords Bar to be examined in this House: And could not find any.