Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 8, 1660-1667. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Martis, 20 Decembr. 16 Car. IIdi.
|Sir Tho. Littleton,||Tellers for the Yeas:||92.|
|Sir Rich. Temple,||With the Yeas,|
|Sir Wm. Lowther,||Tellers for the Noes:||107.|
|Sir John Knight,||With the Noes,|
Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a new Writ for the Election of a Knight for the County of Cumberland in the room of Sir Patricius Curwen, deceased.
Sir Thomas Littleton reports from the Committee to whom it was referred to take an Account of the Money collected for the indigent loyal Officers, What was in Arrear, and by whose Default it was not paid in. That upon Examination of the Matter, they found above Five thousand Pounds to be still resting in the Hand of * Grills Esquire, Receiver for the County of Cornwall; which he promised to pay in long since, but had failed: And that the Opinion of the Committee was, That he should, for his Abuse therein, be sent for in the Custody of the Serjeant at Arms.
Ordered, That Mr. Grills, Receiver for the County of Cornwall, who hath, in his Hands, a great Sum of Money collected for the indigent loyal Officers, which he refuses to pay in, be sent for in the Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, or his Deputy; to answer his Misdemeanor and Abuse, in not paying in the Money to the Treasurer appointed for Receipt thereof.
Bills from Lords.
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you down Two Bills, the one intituled, An Act for Enabling of Trustees to sell Part of the Estate of Samuell Sandys the elder, Esquire, and of his Son Samuell Sandys, for the Payment of Debts; the other intituled, An Act for the Enabling of Thomas Juckes of Treliddan, in the County of Mountgomery, Esquire, to sell Lands for the Payment of his Debts, and raising of younger Childrens Portions: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Sir Phillip Warwick reports from the Committee to whom it was referred to distribute the Forty thousand Pounds amongst the Nine Counties, That the Committee had agreed upon a Distribution: Which, being reduced into Writing, he read in his Place; and after, delivered the same in at the Cleak's Table: And it being again read and debated;
Resolved, &c. That it be referred back to the Committee that brought in the Medium, to cast up, arithmetically, how much of the Forty thousand Pounds shall be distributed to each of the Nine Counties, according to the Proportion they stand rated in the Medium.