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, 17 Decembris, 1667.
Mr. Carre, being called in, did own the Petition, and his Name subscribed to it: And one of the printed Papers, dispersed at the Door, being shewed to him, he did own, that they were delivered by his Direction; but did not know, who printed it.
|Sir Nicho. Carew,||for the Yeas,||76.|
|Sir Tho. Thompkins,|
|Sir Robert Holt,||for the Noes,||81.|
|Sir Tho. Doleman,|
Message deferring Adjournment.
Mr. Secretary Morrice acquaints the House, that his Majesty, taking notice, that some Bills, necessary to receive a speedy Dispatch, did yet lie before the House, not quite finished, was pleased, the House should continue their Sitting till Thursday next.
Trade with Scotland.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir Phill. Warwick, Mr. Jolly, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Tho. Gower, Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir Solomon Swale, Col. Birch, Sir Henry Capell, Sir Jo. Knight, Sir Henry Cæsar, Mr. King, Sir John Talbott, Sir Geo. Downing, Mr. Crouch, Sir James Thynn, Mr. Love, Sir Tho. Meeres, Sir Antho. Irby, Mr. Musgrave, Sir Tho. Strickland, Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir Wm. Thompson, Mr. Comptroller, Sir Edm. Wallpoole, Sir Jo. Fredericke, Sir Walter Young, Sir Tho. Osborne, Sir Wm. Coventry, Sir Allen Brodericke, Sir John Heath, Sir Jo. Moreton, Sir Geo. Reeves, Mr. Howe, Mr. Jones, Sir Tho. Allen, Sir Rich. Foord, Mr. Grey, Mr. Bulteele, Sir Humphrey Winch: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Two of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Trade between England and Ireland.
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have returned you the Bill for settling the Lands therein mentioned upon Sir Richard Wiseman, and John Plott, and their Heirs, to enable them the better to perform a Trust; with some Amendments: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Sir John Knight reports from the Committee, to which the Bill for Encouragement of Trade, was committed, several Amendments agreed by the Committee to be made to the Bill: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards delivered in the same at the Clerk's Table: Which being Twice read; and severally agreed to;
Resolved, &c. That the Blank in the Body of the Bill, where the Oath is, (to be taken by the Commissioners) be filled up with these Words; viz. An Act for taking the Accounts of the several Sums of Money therein mentioned: Which was done; and some other Blanks filled up.
Ordered, That Mr. Love, Sir Fretchvile Hollis, Sir Robert Howard, Mr. Head, or any Two of them, have Leave to prepare and bring in an ingrossed Proviso (upon the present Debate) to be added to the said Bill, against To-morrow Morning.
Ordered, That the Members of the several Counties do take Copies of the said Paper; and take care to see the Duplicates returned according to the Act; and give an Account thereof to the House, at the next Sitting after the Recess.
Ordered, That the Committee appointed to look into the Act for repairing of Dover Pier, be revived; and do sit this Afternoon at Two of the Clock, in the Place formerly appointed: And they are to send to the Trinity House, if they see Cause.