Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 8, 1660-1667. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Die Mercurii, 20 Maii, 15 Regis Car. IIdi.
Lord Strangford's Estate.
Bills not to be taken away.
Ordered, That it be declared to be the antient Order and Course of the House, That, when any Bill is committed, no private Member ought to take it away: But the Clerk of the House, or his Deputy, is to attend with the Bill and Order, at the Time and Place appointed for the First Meeting of the Committee; and deliver the same in at the Committee, after the Chairman is chosen.
Resolved, &c. That the said Petition be committed to Lord Fanshaw, Sir John Denham, Colonel Reames, Mr. Hoby, Colonel Strangwayes, Sir Ralph Bancks, Sir John Shaw, Mr. Yorke, Sir Cha. Hussey, Sir John Fitz-James, Sir Rich. Onslow, Mr. John Vaughan, Lord St. John, Sir Sol. Swale, Sir John Strode, Mr. Hungerford, Mr. Wm. Sandis, Colonel Birch, Sir Tho. Meres, Mr. Walker, or any Five of them, to take the Petition into Consideration; and to consider some Expedient, how the Petitioner may be gratified, in some Way answerable to his Skill and Merit; and report their Opinions therein to the House.
Sir Thomas Meres reports from the Committee, That the Committee had made a good Progress in the said Bill; and desired, that the House would again resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, on Saturday Morning next, at Ten of the Clock, to resume the Debate upon the said Bill.
Mersey, &c. Navigation.
Resolved, &c. That the Committee to whom the Bill for making navigable the Rivers of Mersey and Weever is committed, be revived; and they are to meet this Afternoon at Two of the Clock, in the Place formerly appointed.
Bills sent to Lords.
Hertford, &c. Roads.
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have returned you a Bill, sent from this House, for repairing the Highways within the Counties of Hertford, Cambridge, and Huntington, with some Alterations and Amendments: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.