Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 8, 1660-1667. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Saturday, the First of December, 1660.
Wards and Liveries.
MR. Pierrepont reports Amendments to the Bill for taking away the Court of Wards: Which were read the First and Second time; and, on the Question, committed to a Grand Committee; who are to sit this Afternoon; and so, after Monday next, de die in diem, till this Business be dispatched.
Advances to the Public.
Resolved, That it be referred to the Grand Committee, to whom the Amendments to the Bill concerning the Court of Wards, is referred, to consider of the said Petition; and to send for and speak with the Petitioner, and also with the Commissioners for Excise; and inform themselves whether Satisfaction is likely to be made to him, for the Sum so by him advanced, out of the Receipt of Excise, in the Course appointed, by or before the Twenty-fifth of December next; or what Part thereof; and, if they shall find it uncertain whether all, or any Part thereof, may, by that time, be satisfied at the said Receipt; then to consider how effectual Provision may be made for his certain Reimbursement; and to report the same to the House.