Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Martis, 2 die Novembris, 1675.
Protection of a Witness.
INFORMATION being given to the House, That one William Berry, who is a material Witness for Sir Hugh Ackland, in a Cause concerning the Election for the Borough of Tiverton in the County of Devon, being in Debt, and in Danger of Arrests, unless he have the Protection of this House;
Ordered, That William Berry shall have the Protection of this House, in coming up, staying, and returning, in order to give his Testimony before the Committee of Privileges and Elections, in a Cause between Sir Hugh Ackland and Mr. Foote, concerning the Election for the Borough of Tiverton.
A Debate arising, touching the Petition tendered in the Name of the Inhabitants of the Town of Malton (which was read, and referred to the Committee of Elections); whether the Petition were regularly and duly signed and presented;
Trade with France.
Ordered, That Saturday next be appointed to take into Consideration the State and Condition of the Nation, in relation to the Woolen Manufacture; and of the Woolen Manufactures and Trade of Ireland; and of preserving the Manufacturing and Making of Malt; and encouraging the Growth of Barley.
Sir John Trever reports from the Committee, That they had made some Progress; and humbly moved, that the House may, To-morrow Morning, Ten of the Clock, resolve again into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed in the further Consideration of that Part of his Majesty's Speech, which relates to a Supply for the building more Ships.
Resolved, &c. That this House will, To-morrow Morning, Ten of the Clock, resolve into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed in the further Consideration of that Part of his Majesty's Speech, which relates to a Supply for the building more Ships.