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 Martis, 10 Decembris, 1667.
Importing Irish Cattle.
Irish Land Adventurers.
Conference desired with Lords.
Electing Members for Durham.
Hearth Money Tax.
The House then proceeded in the Report concerning Hearth Money: And all the rest of the Resolves, from the Eleventh, with the Opinion of the Committee, being read the Second time, were, upon the Question, severally agreed to by the House, to be Grievances.
Resolved, &c. That a Bill be brought in, for redressing the Grievances and Abuses in the Collection of Hearth Money; and for the better ascertaining the said Duty upon the several Heads: And the Opinions of the Committee, in their Report, being all agreed to by the House; it is referred to the same Committee, to prepare and bring in a Bill accordingly.
Earl of Clare's Estate.
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you down a Bill intituled, An Act for settling Part of the Possession of the late Earl of Clare, deceased; and enabling Gilbert Earl of Clare, Son and Heir, to dispose of some other Part thereof, for Payment of Debts and Portions: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
And further to let you know, that the Lords have agreed to the Vote of this House, for the burning the Paper from the Earl of Clarendon by the Hands of the Hangman; and have given Order for the burning of the same accordingly, on Thursday next, at Gresham College, at Exchange-time.