Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Jovis, 28 Novembris, 1667.
Lord Mordaunt's Impeachment.
ORDERED, That the Committee, to which the Petition and Articles of Mr. Taylour against the Lord Mordaunt, was referred, be revived; and do sit this Afternoon.
Mr. Pepis reports from the Committee, to which the Bill for erecting a Pest-House near Cambridge, was committed, several Amendments agreed to be made to the Bill: Which he read, with the Coherence; and after delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Which were twice read; and, upon the Question, severally agreed to.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill, with the Amendments agreed to, be ingrossed; and that the Bill, when ingrossed, be read on this Day Sevennight, at Ten of the Clock.
A Bill for settling the Draining of the Level of the Fens, called Lindsey Level, was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir William Lowther, Mr. Pryn, Sir John Morton, Sir Soloman Swale, Sir Jonathan Trelawney, Mr. Waller, Col. Williams, Col. Phillipps, Mr. King, Sir Henry Cæsar, Mr. Vaughan, Sir John Birkenhead, Sir Nicho. Slaineing, Sir Edw. Masters, Sir Edmund Windham, Sir Charles Harbord, Mr. Comptroller, Sir Rich. Braham, Sir Fretzville Hollis, Sir William Hickman, Sir James Thynn, Sir Robert Carr, Sir John Knight, Sir John Goodricke, Mr. Seymour, Lord Richardson, Mr. Pepis, Sir John Norton, Sir Lanc. Lake, Mr. Coventry, Sir John Lowther, Lord Fanshaw, Mr. Whittaker, Mr. Westphaling, Sir Walter Young, Sir William Harbord, Mr. Eyres, Sir Thomas Littleton, and all the Members that serve for the Counties of Lincolne and York: And all that come are to have Voices: And they are to meet on Monday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Exchequer Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Impeachment of Pett.
Sir Robert Brookes reports Articles of Impeachment, agreed on by the Committee appointed to inquire into Miscarriages, against Commissioner Pett, late one of the Commissioners of his Majesty's Navy: Which he read; and after delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table.
Lords agree to Conference.
A Message from the Lords by Mr. Justice Windham and Mr. Baron Rainsford;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords do agree to a free Conference, as you have desired; and do appoint it presently, in the Painted Chamber.
Ordered, That the Members that managed the last Conference do manage this free Conference.
Ordered, That all Committees which were to sit this Afternoon, be adjourned.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.