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, 28 Novembris, 18 Car. IIdi.
Fire of London.
ORDERED, That the Committee apointed to inquire into the Causes of the late Fire be revived; and do sit To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon: And that Mr. Pepis, Mr. Marvell, and Mr. Onslow, be added to the Committee.
Ordered, That the Petition be referred to the Committee of Privileges and Elections; to examine the Matter; and to report it to the House: And that all further Proceedings at Law, upon the Verdict obtained by John Symball against Mr. Northfolke, be stayed.
Committee of Grievances.
De Leure's Petition.
Resolved, &c. That Mr. Solicitor, Sir Solom. Swale, Mr. Seymour, Lord Allington, Colonel Sandys, Sir Thomas Littleton, Sir Thomas Meeres, Sir Job Charlton, Mr. Garraway, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Robert Howard, Sir John Holland, do attend the Conference.
Mr. Solicitor reports from the Conference, That they had attended the Lords: And that the Lord * did manage the Conference: And that the Matter thereof, being reduced into Writing, was read at the Conference; and afterwards delivered to him: Which he read in his Place; and after delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Which, being there also read, is as followeth:
That, as to the Matter of their Desire, expressed in a Message of the Ninth of this Month, concerning the Examination of Accompts, upon Oath, the Lords are willing and ready to agree with them: But, as to the Manner proposed unto them, they do not find it warranted by the Course of Parliament, That any Committee of Lords and Commons, upon any Occasion, have had Power given to examine upon Oath.
Mr. Steward reports, That the Committee of the whole House had made some further Progress in the Consideration of the Poll Bill: And humbly moved, That the House would resolve into a Committee of the whole House To-morrow Morning, Ten of the Clock, to proceed in the further Consideration of the Poll Bill.