Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Veneris, 27 die Januarii, 1670.
Supply Bill; Subsidies.
THE House resolved into a Committee of the whole House, upon the Bill of Subsidies.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Seymour took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Mr. Seymour reports from the said Committee, That they had made some further Progress in the Consideration of the said Bill; and humbly moved, from the said Committee, that the House would resolve into a Committee of the whole House, To-morrow Morning, to proceed in the further Consideration thereof.
Resolved, &c. That this House doth agree with the Committee, that the House be resolved into a Committee of the whole House, To-morrow Morning, Ten of the Clock, to proceed in the further Consideration of the Bill of Subsidies.
Defaulter to Call of the House.
Ordered, That Sir Denny Ashburnham, who was absent at the Call of the House, and is now present, be excused, and struck out of the List of Defaulters.
Ordered, That the Matter of Privilege, between Mr. Cornwallis and Mr. Digby, be peremptorily heard, by the Committee of Privileges, To-morrow Sevennight, the first Cause: And all Persons concerned are to take Notice thereof without further Order.
Light Houses in Ireland.
Ordered, That the Committee of Grievances do sit, and proceed upon the Petition of the Masters and Owners of Ships belonging to Chester, Liverpoole, and Ports adjacent, complaining of a great Grievance and Exaction by the Patentees of the Light Houses, in demanding and receiving Fees for Tonnage upon Ships, a yearly Imposition on Fisher Boats, and Twelve-pence the Head on Passengers, on Wednesday next.
Ordered, That all Committees be revived; and do sit this Afternoon, at Two of the Clock, in the Places formerly appointed.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.