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 Veneris, 4 Martii, 1669. 22° Car. II.
ORDERED, That all such Members as serve for the Counties of Cornwall, Devon, Somersett, Dorsett, and Wilts, for Yorke, Lancaster, Lincolne, and Huntington, be added to the Committee to which the Bill concerning Lindsey Level, is committed.
Leave of Absence.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And the Title shall be, An Act for taking away the Benefit of the Clergy from such as steal Cloth from the Rack; and from such as shall steal or imbezzle his Majesty's Ammunition or Stores.
Message from Lords; Union with Scotland.
"Resolved, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, in Parliament assembled, That his Majesty be humbly desired to name Commissioners for the Kingdom of England, who may be authorized by Act of Parliament to treat with Commissioners to be appointed by his Majesty for the Kingdom of Scotland, about the Grounds of an Union between the Two Kingdoms: Reserving always to his Majesty, and his Two Houses of Parliament (to whom the Resolution of these Commissioners is to be returned) the intire Consideration of the Whole, and the allowing or disallowing thereof, or any Part thereof, as they shall see fit.
Privilege Jurisdiction of Lords.
Resolved, That a Message be sent to the Lords, to acquaint them, that this House hath received Information, that there is an Appeal depending before them, at the Suit of Mr. Henry Slingesby, against Mr. William Hale, a Member of this House; which is appointed to be taken into Consideration To-morrow: And to desire the Lords to have Regard to the Privileges of this House therein.
Cornwall navigable Rivers.
Supply Bill; Wine Duties.
Sir Robert Atkins reports, That the Committee had made some further Progress in the Bill: And humbly moved, from the said Committee, that the House would resolve into a Committee of the whole House upon the said Bill, on Monday Morning next.
Resolved, That this House doth agree with the Committee, that the House resolve into a Committee of the whole House on Monday Morning next, to proceed in the further Consideration of the Bill for his Majesty's Supply.