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, 27 Junii, 1678.
SIR Thomas Stringer reports from the Committee to whom the Bill concerning the Pawnbrokers was recommitted, That the Committee had considered of the said Bill; and agreed upon some Amendments: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were twice read; and, upon the Question, severally agreed.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill, with the Amendments agreed to, be ingrossed.
An explanatory Bill, touching the Prohibiting of French Commodities, was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed, upon the Debate of the House, to Sir John Trevor, Sir Rob. Holmes, Mr. Papillon, Sir Sam. Barnardiston, Sir Hen. Ford, Mr. Swinfen, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir Geo. Downing, Mr. Spry, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Mr. Eyres, Mr. Wright, Sir Rob. Howard, Mr. Williams, Sir Jon. Trelawney, Mr. Westfaling, Sir Wm. Thompson, Mr. Chency, Sir John Norton, Sir Rob. Dillington, Sir John Mallet, Colonel Werden, Sir Gilb. Gerrard, Sir Rob. Southwell, Sir Gilb. Talbot, Mr. Greenvile, Sir Jon. Trelawney, Alderman Love, Sir John Knight, Mr. Burlace, Sir John Werden, Sir Edw. Deering, Sir John Ernle, Sir Rob. Sawyer, Mr. Darcy, Sir Ra. Cole, Sir Fr. Rolles, Mr. Henley, Sir Rich. Temple, Sir John Holmes, Sir John Burlace, Mr. Mallett, Sir Edm. Windham, Sir Phil. Howard, Sir John Talbot, Mr. Newport, Mr. Collingwood, Mr. Powle, Sir Adam Browne, Sir John Barnaby, Sir Rich. Everard, Sir Tho. Lee, Sir Tho. Meeres, Sir Trev. Williams, Mr. Browne, Sir John Bramston, Mr. King, Sir John Pettus, Sir Tho. Clerges, Sir Tho. Mompesson, Sir Rob. Thomas, and all the Members that serve for the Out-ports: And they are to meet To-morrow, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And are impowered to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
An Act for raising a Supply, not exceeding Four hundred and Fourteen thousand Pounds, was read the First time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be read a Second time.
A Bill for granting an additional Duty upon Wine, was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House.
A Petition of George Toriano, and others, Merchants, trading in Wine, was read.
Resolved, &c. That the said Petition be referred to the Consideration of the same Committee.
Conference desired with Lords.
Ordered, That Sir Hen. Ford do go up to the Lords, to desire a free Conference upon the Subject Matter of the last Conference.
Sir Hen. Ford acquiants the House, That the Lords had agreed to a free Conference To-morrow at Eleven of the Clock, in the Painted Chamber, upon the Subject Matter of the last free Conference.
Ordered, That Sir Robert Sawyer be added to the Persons appointed to manage the Conference: And that the Serjeant at Arms do give him Notice thereof, that he may prepare himself.
Resolved, That this House will, To-morrow Morning, at Ten of the Clock, resolve into a Committee of the whole House, to take into Consideration the Bill for granting an additional Duty upon Wines.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.