Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Mercurii 11 die Aprilis , 1677.
Lord Kilmory's Estate.
THE Amendments, sent from the Lords, to the Bill for Payment of the Debts of Charles late Lord Viscount Kilmory; and raising Portions for Byron Nedham and Charles Nedham, two of his younger Sons; were thrice read; and, upon the Question, agreed to.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act for repairing and maintaining the Pier of Great Yarmouth: And that Sir Wm. Coventry do carry up the Bill to the Lords; and do acquaint them, That this House have agreed to the Amendments to the Lord Kilmorrey's Bill.
Fire in Southwark.
Bills sent from Lords.
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you down a Bill, intituled, An Act for settling the Laws of the Stannaries of Cornewall and Devon, and Encouragement of Adventurers in Tin, and Preservation of his Majesty's Revenue arising in and by the same: And have also commanded us to acquaint you, That they have agreed to the Bill, sent from this House, to enable Thomas Barkeley Esquire, and his Trustees, to sell Lands for Payment of his Debts, and raising Portions for his younger Children; and also to the Proviso, sent from this House, to the Bill on the Behalf of the Lord Manchester: And have commanded us further to acquaint you, That they desire a present Conference with this House, in the Painted Chamber, upon the Bill for raising the Sum of Five hundred Eightyfour thousand Nine hundred Seventy-eight Pounds Two Shillings Two-pence Halfpeny, for the speedy Building Thirty Ships of War.
Resolved, &c. That this House doth agree to a present Conference with the Lords, in the Painted Chamber, upon the Bill for raising the Sum of Five hundred Eightyfour thousand Nine hundred Seventy-eight Pounds. Two Shillings Two-pence Halfpeny, for the speedy Building Thirty Ships of War.
Resolved, &c. That Sir John Trevor, Mr. Powle, Sir Charles Harbord, Sir Edw. Deering, Sir Robert Carr, Lord Cavendish, Mr. Serj. Mainard, Sir Wm. Coventry, Sir John Birkenhead, Sir Tho. Lee, Mr. Solicitor General, Sir Tho. Meres, Sir John Ernle, Sir Jos. Tridenham, Lord O Brien, Mr. Swinfen, Mr. Secretary Coventry, Mr. Secretary Williamson, do attend, and manage the Conference.
Mr. Secretary Williamson acquaints the House, That he had a Message to deliver to this House from his Majesty: And the same, being in Writing, was delivered to Mr. Speaker; and by him twice read; and is as followeth;
an HIS Majesty having considered your last Address, and finding some late Alteration in the Affairs abroad, inks it necessary to put you in mind, That the only Way to prevent the Danger which may arise to these Kingdoms, must be, by putting His Majesty timely in Condition to make such fitting Preparations, as may enable Him to do what shall be most for the Security of them. And if, for this Reason, you shall desire to sit any longer time, the King is content you adjourn now before Easter, and meet again suddenly after; to ripen this Matter, and to perfect some of the most necessary Bills now depending. Given at the Court at Whitehall, the Eleventh Day of April, 1677.
Conference on Supply Bill.
Sir Tho. Meres reports from the Conference had with the Lords, upon the Bill for raising the Sum of Five hundred Eighty-four thousand Nine hundred Seventyeight Pounds Two Shillings Two-pence Halfpeny, for the speedy Building Thirty Ships of War, some Amendments agreed by the Lords to be made to the Bill; with their Lordships Reasons for the same.
Fire in Southwark.
The Question being put, That the Proviso to be added to the Bill, for erecting a Judicature to determine Differences touching Houses burnt by the late dreadful Fire in Southwark, be read a Third time;
|Tellers,||Sir Gilbert Talbott,||for the Yeas,||74.|
|Sir Robert Howard,|
|Tellers,||Sir Tho. Littleton,||for the Noes,||72.|
|Tellers,||Sir Robert Howard,||for the Yeas,||78.|
|Sir Gilbert Talbott,|
|Tellers,||Sir John Frederick,||for the Noes,||78.|
|Sir Rich. Ford,|
Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act for erecting a Judicature to determine Differences touching Houses burnt and demolished by the late dreadful Fire in Southwarke: And that Sir Adam Browne do carry up the Bill to the Lords, for their Concurrence.