Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 8, 1660-1667. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Veneris, 1 Feb. 19 Car. IIdi.
AN ingrossed Bill for ascertaining the Bounds of the several Rectories of Swaffham Saint Ciriar, and Swaffham Saint Mary's within the Town of Swaffham Prior, in the County of Cambridge; and for the uniting the Two Church . . there; was read.
Sir George Downing reports from the Committee to which the Bill against the Importation of French Manufactures and Commodities was committed, several Amendments agreed to be made to the Bill; and also the Opinion of the Committee for Ten Shillings per Tun to be imposed on Wines, for a Recompence to his Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke, for the Prejudice to him in his Wine Licences: Which he read; and after, delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table.
Sir George Downing reports from the Committee appointed to draw up and bring in a Clause touching the Space to be left unbuilt next the Thames, a Clause, agreed by the Committee to be added to the Bill for rebuilding the City of London: Which was twice read: And some Alterations, upon the Question, agreed, and made at the Table;
Impeachment of Lord Mordant.
Bills sent to Lords, &c.
Impeachment of Ld. Mordant.
Mr Seymour reports, Two Reasons agreed by the Committee, to be offered at the Conference to be had with the Lords, touching the Manner of Proceeding in the Tryal upon the Impeachment against the Lord Viscount Mordant.
The House then resolved into a Committee of the whole House, upon the Clause for an Imposition on Coal, towards the rebuilding the Guildhall, and other publick Buildings belonging to the City of London.
Mr. Steward reports, That the Committee of the whole House had considered of the said Clause; and made several Resolutions thereupon; consisting in Substance, with the Matter of the same; and that it wanted only the Drawing up in Form.