Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Lunæ, 19 die Maii, 1679.
An ingrossed Bill for continuing the Act for Exporting of Leather, was read the Third time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act for reviving and continuing of a former Act, intituled, An Act for giving Leave to buy and export Leather and Skins tanned or dressed: And that Sir Robert Markham do carry up the same to the Lords for their Concurrence.
Miscarriages of the Navy.
The House being informed from the Committee to whom it was, amongst other Things, referred to examine into the Miscarriages of the Navy, That the Committee had taken some of the Matters to them referred, into their Consideration; and were ready for a Report thereof.
And it being moved, That the House would appoint some short Time for receiving of the said Report, in regard several of the Witnesses will suddenly go beyond the Seas;
Ordered, That the Report from the Committee appointed to examine into the Miscarriages of his Majesty's Navy, be received To-morrow Morning at Ten of the Clock: And that the Officers of his Majesty's Navy, and the Witnesses concerned therein, do then attend.
Sir Thomas Clerges reports from the Committee to whom the Bill, sent from the Lords, intituled, An Act for freeing the City of London, and Parts adjacent, from Popish Inhabitants, was committed, several Amendments agreed upon by the Committee to be made to the Bill: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were twice read; and, with some Amendments made at the Table, upon the Question, severally agreed.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill, with the Amendments, be read a Third Time on Wednesday Morning next.
Disabling the Duke of Yorke.
Ordered, That Mr. Treby do make a Report of the Abstract of such Letters and Papers in the Custody of the Committee of Secrecy, as concerns the Duke of Yorke, relating to the present Plot, To-morrow Morning at Ten of the Clock: And that the Bill for disabling the Duke of Yorke to inherit the Imperial Crown of this Realm, be then read a Second time.
Bills sent from Lords.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Samuel Clerke and Sir Miles Cooke;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have commanded us to acquaint you, That they have agreed to Two Bills sent up from this House; the one intituled, An Act for the Sale of the Lands late of Charles Dale, of the County of Rutland, Esquire, deceased, for the Payment of his Debts, and Provision for his Daughters and Coheirs: The other intituled, An Act for Re-ingrossing of the Records of Fines burnt or lost in the late Fire in the Temple; without any Amendments.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That Mr. Norborne have Leave to go into the Country.
And then the House adjourned till half an Hour after Two of the Clock in the Afternoon.
Post meridiem ejusdem diei.
The King attended.
THE House being met, in Order to attend his Majesty with the Address agreed to, on Wednesday last;
Adjourned till Seven of the Clock To-morrow Morning.