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 Lunæ, 1 Octobris, 18 Car. IIdi.
ORDERED, That Sir Robert Long do sign the Papers of publick Accompts, delivered in at the Clerk's Table.
Prize Goods, &c.
Ordered, That an Accompt of Prize Goods and ChestMoney be brought into the House.
A Petition of Sir Wm. Godolphin was read.
Ordered, That this Petition be referred to the Committee of Elections; to examine the Proceedings of the Committee; and certify the Matter to the House.
A Bill for Relief of Creditors, against the Warden of the Fleet, and Marshal of the King's Bench, was read.
Ordered, That this Bill be read the Second time Tomorrow.
Hemp and Flax.
A Bill to encourage the Planting and Sowing of Hemp and Flax was read.
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read the Second time on Thursday next.
Earl of Cleeveland's Estate.
A Bill to enlarge the time limited by a former Act, for Redemption of Mortgages made by the Earl of Cleeveland and the Lord Wentworth, was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir Richard Braham, Lord Saint John, Mr. Pryn, Sir John Denham, Major General Egerton, Sir Norton Knatchbold, Colonel Birch, Mr. Tayler, Sir Geo. Birkenhead, Colonel Strangwaies, Sir Edm. Peirce, Lord Ancram, Sir Edw. Masters, Sir Robert Bernham, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Solom. Swale, Mr. Geo. Mountague, Colonel Reames, Sir Thom. Gower, Sir Thom. Tompkins, Sir Chichester Wray, Sir Wm. Smith, Sir Jo. Bennet, Mr. Lovelace, Sir James Smith, Colonel Sandys, Mr. Westphaling, Colonel Windham, Mr. Sandys, Sir Allen Apsley, Sir Ralph Bancks, Sir Thom. Clerges, Sir Geo. Courthop, Sir Edm. Bowyer: And they are to meet on Thursday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber; and to summon and hear all Parties concerned: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Earl of Cleveeland's Estate.
A Petition of Humfry Blake and John Sparrow was read.
Ordered, That this Petition be referred to the Committee to which the Bill for enlarging the Time of Redemption of Mortgages made by the Earl of Cleeveland and the Lord Wentworth, was committed.
A Petition of Wm. Clapham, George Smith, and other Merchants, on Behalf of themselves, and others, formerly trading to the Canary Islands, was read.
Resolved, &c. That the Petition be committed to Mr. Seymour, Mr. Sprye, Mr. Solicitor General, Mr. Trevor, Sir Richard Temple, Sir Thom. Gower, Mr. Fowell, Mr. Prideaux, Colonel Windham, Colonel Birch, Mr. Glasscock, Sir Jo. Holland, Sir Jo. Knight, Mr. Garaway, Sir Geo. Downing, Sir Thom. Clifford, Sir Charles Harbord, Mr. Musgrave, Sir Thom. Allen, Sir Thom. Tompkins, Mr. Pryn, Sir Robert Atkins, Lord Allington, Sir Nico. Carew, Sir Jo. Warre, Mr. Pepis, Mr. Waller, Mr. Coventry, Sir Thom. Littleton, Mr. Morris, Sir Richard Braham, Mr. Jay, Colonel Strangwaies, Sir Jo. Talbott, Sir Edw. Seymour: And all the Members that shall come are to have Voices: And they are to meet To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Exchequer Chamber; and to take the Case of the Petitioners into Consideration; and to look into the Conveniency or Inconveniency of the present Corporation: And to send for their Charter, and other Records, Papers, and Persons: And to look into the former Laws against Monopolies; and examine, How they are observed; and wherein it is fit to reinforce them; and report the Matter to the House.
Call of the House.
Ordered, That the Calling of the House be adjourned till This-day sevennight.
Committee of Privileges
Ordered, That Sir Edw. Thurland, Dr. Arras, Mr. Gray, Sir Geo. Stonehouse, Mr. Jenings, Sir John Lewknor, and Sir John Morley, be added to the Committee of Elections.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.