Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Sabbati, 26 die Martii, 1670.
Duty on Brandy.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Colonel Birch, Sir John Knight, Sir John Coriton, Sir John Ernley, Sir John Talbot, Mr. Hide, Sir Rob. Carr, Col. Phillipps, Sir Edw. Seamour, Serjeant Hide, Sir Wm. Doyley, Sir Fretz. Hollis, Mr. King, Mr. Morice, Sir John Mallett, Sir John Heath, Mr. Chetwin, Mr. Spry, Mr. Williamson, Mr. Wren, Sir Robert Howard, Sir Lan. Lake, Mr. Tanner, Sir John Northcott, Mr. Greenvile, Sir Solo. Swale, Colonel Titus, Sir Edm. Pooley, Sir Thomas Gower, Mr. Buscawen, Sir Wm. Coventry, Mr. Hobby, Mr. Marley, Sir Ed. Hungerford, Sir John Coventry, Mr. Mallett, Mr. Buller, Mr. Solicitor General, Sir Jonath. Trelawny, Sir Allen Apsley, and all that serve for the Counties of Devon and Cornewall: And all that shall come are to have Voices: And they are to meet at Two of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
|Sir Wm. Coventry,||for the Yeas, ,||32.|
|Sir Wm. Doyley,|
|Sir Jonath. Trelawny,||for the Noes,||45.|
Fees in Out-ports.
|Sir Courtney Poole,||for the Yeas,||41.|
|Mr. Musgrave,||for the Noes, ,||44.|
Duchy of Cornewall Leasing.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir Jonath. Trelawny, Sir John Coriton, Colonel Sands, Sir Wm. Bassett, Mr. Buller, Sir Wm. Coventry, Sir John Northcott, Sir Tho. Strickland, Sir Robert Carr, Sir Edm. Pooley, Sir John Coventry, Sir John Heath, Colonel Birch, Sir John Knight, Mr. Morice, Sir John Talbot, Mr. Spry, Mr. Buscawen, Sir Ed. Seamour, Mr. Tanner, Mr. Wren, Mr. Sands, Mr. Chetwin, Sir John Duncombe, Sir James Thyn, Mr. Trelawny, Sir Charles Harbord, Sir Jo. Littleton, Sir Phil. Musgrave, Mr. Daniell, Sir Eliab Harvey, Sir Richard Edgcombe, and all that serve for the Counties of Cornewall and Devon: And they are to meet at Two of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Sir H. Williams' Estate.
Sir Soloman Swale reports from the Committee to which the Bill, sent from the Lords, for Sale of the Manor of Firbeck, was committed, that the Committee had perused the Bill; and returned it without any Amendment: Which he delivered in at the Clerk's Table.
Lady Routh's Estate.
Serjeant Charlton reports from the Committee of Elections, the State of the Case, touching the Election for the Borough of Tamworth, between the Lord Clifford and Mr. Ferrers; and the Evidence on both Sides; and Precedents as to former Usage: And that the Question upon the whole Matter was, Whether the Right of Election be in the Bailiffs and Four-and-twenty Capital Burgesses; or, in the Populacy and Burgesses at large: And that the Opinion of the Committee was, that the Right of Election was in the Bailiffs and Four-and-twenty Capital Burgesses, and not in the Populacy; and that the Lord Clifford had the Majority of Voices of the Bailiffs and Capital Burgesses: And that therefore the Committee had passed these Resolves; viz.
|Tellers,||Lord Ancram,||for the Yeas,||90.|
|Tellers,||Colonel Sands,||for the Noes,||84.|