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, 17 Decembris, 18 Car. IIdi.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Lord Fitzharding, Sir Robert Atkins, Mr. Steward, Sir John Talbott, Mr. Mallett, Mr. Palmer, Mr. Seymour, Sir Robert Carr, Mr. Taylor, Mr. Westphaling, Colonel Phillips, Sir Wm. Killegrew, Colonel Birch, Doctor Areis, Sir Solom. Swale, Sir Thom. Allen, Sir Edw. Masters, Sir James Thyn, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir John Morton, Sir Humfry Wynch, Doctor Burwell, Sir Richard Oateley, Lord Saint John, Mr. Mallett, Sir Hen. Cæsar, Mr. Crouch, and all the Members of this House that serve for the several Counties of Derby, Leicester, and Stafford: And they are to meet this Afternoon, at Two of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Ordered, That Mr. Crouch, Sir John Birkenhead, Mr. Whorwood, Sir Thom. Lee, Mr. Garraway, Mr. Hyde, Mr. Pepis, Sir Thom. Meres, Sir Charles Harbord, Mr. Ratcliffe, do withdraw, and prepare a Clause on the present Debate; and for making Provision, where Deans and Chapters are absent, and no * Justice resident, for a concurrent Power to the Mayor, or chief Officer, or Justices of such Places, to act in such Cases.
Mr. Seymour reports from the Committee appointed to draw up Reasons to be given at a Conference with the Lords upon the Matter of the Patent of the Canary Company, several Reasons agreed by the Company; Which he opened in his Place.
Committee of Grievances.
Ordered, That it be referred to Mr. Pryn, Sir Robert Atkins, Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir Thomas Gower, Sir Thom. Meres, Mr. Garraway, Sir Thom. Littleton, Sir Charles Harbord, Colonel Birch, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir John Talbott, Colonel Strangwaies, or any Three of them, to see what Bills and other Business is now depending, of most Consequence, and to receive Dispatch; and do report it to the House To-morrow Morning.
Frazer's &c. Nat.
Resolved, &c. That the said Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act for Naturalizing of Dame Mary Frazer, and others: And that Sir John Birkenhead do carry up this Bill to the Lords; with the rest of the ingrossed Bills passed.
Lady Hollis' Nat.
Ordered, That the Committee to which the Bill for Naturalization of the Lady Hollis is committed, be revived; and do sit To-morrow in the Afternoon at Two of the Clock, in the Place formerly appointed.
Mr. Steward reports, That the Committee had entered upon the Bill of Assessment, but thought not fit to proceed thereupon, till the House had given some Directions concerning the filling up the Blanks in the Bill to the Sum of Money to be inserted.
The Question being put, That the House agree with the Committee that brought in an Estimate of what may be raised by the Poll Bill, That the same be Five hundred Forty thousand and Thirty-five Pounds:
|Sir Robert Holt,||For the Yeas,||58.|
|Sir Allen Apsley,||For the Noes,||60.|
|Sir Thom. Meres,|