Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Die Jovis, 11 Novembris, 1669. 21 Car. II.
ORDERED, That these Members following be added to the Committee to which the Bill for settling the draining of Lyndsey Level was committed; viz. Sir Jo. Talbot, Mr. Hoby, Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir Gilbert Talbott, Mr. Bernaby, Col. Windham, Mr. Ratcliffe, Mr. Gerrard, Col. Phillips: And all that shall come are to have Voices.
Committee of Privileges.
Fees of Custom-house Officers.
Resolved, &c. That it be referred to Mr. Finch, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Fretchvile Hollis, Sir Jo. Knight, Sir Robert Carr, Sir Theop. Biddolph, Sir Jo. Moreton, Mr. Jones, Sir Wm. Coventry, Sir Thom. Allen, Sir Jo. Talbott, Col. Reames, Mr. Buscawen, Mr. Pepis, Mr. Orme, Mr. Culleford, Sir Tho. Gower, Mr. Jolly, Sir Thomas Lee, Mr. Love, Sir Jonath. Trelawny, Mr. Henley, and all the Members of this House, that serve for any of the Out Ports: And they are to look into the Act for settling the King's Customs; and the Order of this House for settling and allowing the Fees; and report the Matter, with their Opinions therein, to the House: And they are to meet To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Freezes and Cottons Manufacture.
Mr. Mallet reports from the Committee to which the Bill for the Regulating, and the better Collecting, the Duty arising by Hearth Money, was committed; that they had summoned the Farmers of that Duty; and that they had appeared, and given an Account, that they had made annual Returns for some Counties into the Exchequer, but not of all; being not strictly enjoined thereunto by the Act: That the Committee had made Two Amendments only to the Bill; but that they desired the Opinion of the House, as to the Collecting the Duty, whether it should be by the Constable alone, or by him with an Officer appointed by his Majesty.
Leave of Absence.
And the Commissioners of Accounts being called in; and seated on both Sides of the Bar of this House; Mr. Speaker did acquaint them, That the House was much satisfied with, and obliged to them for, their great Care and Pains in their Report returned to the House: And the First Observation in their Report being read, and the Leidger Book of Sir George Carteret, in 1664, and Affidavits, and some other Papers relating to this Particular, being also read; and the Commissioners having declared their Reasons and Grounds of the said Observation; did afterwards withdraw.
|Sir John Knight,||For the Yeas||126.|
|Sir Thomas Strickland,|
|Mr. Buscawen,||For the Noes||127.|