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, 15 die Martii, 1669.
Sir Robert Carr reports from the Committee, to which the Bill to enable Mr. Davison to sell Lands, for Payment of Debts, and making Provision for his Children, was committed, several Amendments agreed to be made to the Bill: Which were twice read; and, upon the Question, severally agreed.
Resolved, &c. That this Petition be referred to the Committee, to which it was referred to inspect the Act for an Imposition on Wines; and to see wherein it was defective; to examine the Matter of the Petition; and report it, with their Opinions therein, to the House.
Relief of indigent Officers.
A Petition of Sir John Bennett; a Member of this House, being tendered and read; complaining of Abuses in the Collectors of the Money for the indigent loyal Officers, and retarding the Account thereof;
Ordered, That the Commissioners appointed by Act of Parliament, to take the Account of the Monies to be distributed amongst the indigent loyal Officers, be desired to meet on Friday next; at which time Sir John Bennett is to attend them: And they are desired to examine the Matter of the Petition, and where the Obstruction lies, that the Accounts are retarded; and to report the State of the Matter to the House, with their Opinions therein.
Supply Bill; Duty on Brandy.
Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill for regulating and well making of Brandy; and for making Provision in all the other Matters and Instructions contained in the order of Reference to the Committee concerning that Matter: And it is recommended to Sir Robert Howard to take care of it.
Prettyman's Debt to the Crown.
St. Alban, Minister's Maintenance.
Bills to be read.
Bishop of Rochester's Charities.
Lord Strangford's Estate.
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you down Two Bills; the one intituled, An Act for settling certain charitable Uses, devised by John late Bishop of Rochester; and the other, intituled, An Act to enable the Trustees for the Lord Viscount Strangford, of the Kingdom of Ireland, to sell certain Lands, for the Payment of the Remainder of his Debts: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Stockman's &c. Nat.
Ordered, That these Members following be added to the Committee, to which the Bill for Naturalizing of Isaac Stockman, and others, is committed; Sir Phill. Musgrave, Sir Hugh Bethell, Sir Edw. Thurland, William Stockdale Esquire, Sir John Ernley, Sir John Hotham, Sir Jordan Crosland, Christopher Musgrave Esquire, Wm. Montague Esquire.
Duty on Brandy.
Sir Thomas Gower reports from the Committee to which the Bill concerning Jurors, was committed, several Amendments to be made, and Clauses and Provisoes to be added, to the Bill: Which he read, with the Coherence; and after delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: And some Debate being thereupon;
Committee of Privileges.
Ordered, That these Members following be added to the Committee for Elections and Privileges; Sir Phillip Musgrave, Sir John Hotham, Sir Jordan Crosland, William Stockdale Esquire, Sir John Ernley, Sir Hugh Bethell, Sir Edw. Thurland, Christopher Musgrave Esquire, Wm. Mountague Esquire.