Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Die Jovis, 7 Novembris, 1667.
Committee of Privileges.
ORDERED, That Mr. How, Sir Richard Oately, Sir Ralph Hare, Mr. Churchill, Sir Fran. Lake, Sir Richard Lee, Mr. Whitaker, Mr. Stockdaile, Sir Richard Powle, Sir Thomas Carew, Sir Nicholas Slaning, Sir Richard Maleverer, Sir Norton Knatchbold, Mr. Robert Spencer, Lord Newbourough, Sir Thomas Mompesson, Mr. Peregrene Barty, Sir Richard Lewis, Mr. Dennis, Lord Castleton, Mr. Gold, Sir Phillip Sherrerd, Sir Henry Capell, Mr. Robert Thomas, Sir Herbert Price, Lord Mandeville, Sir Edward Wise, Sir John Strowde, Col. Whitley, Sir Henry Wood, Sir Richard Ingoldsby, Sir William Killigrew, Sir John Mallett, Mr. Andrew Newport, Sir Francis Compton, Mr. Banister Mainard, be added to the Committee of Elections and Privileges.
Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out a Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a Writ for electing a new Member to serve for the Town of Barnstable, in the room of Sir John Chichester, deceased.
An ingrossed Bill for the taxing and assessing of the Lands of the Adventurers within the great Level of the Fens; and one Amendment, agreed, on the Question, and made at the Table; and a Proviso, ingrossed, being twice read, and, on the Question, agreed;
Assigning Exchequer Debts.
Sir George Downing reports from the Committee to which the Bill for assigning Debts in the Exchequer, was committed, a Clause to be added, and some Amendments to be made, to the Bill: Which being read, and debated;
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to the former Committee: Who are hereby revived; and do sit this Afternoon, at Two of the Clock, in the Place formerly appointed: And they are impowered to prepare, and bring in, a Clause of Allowance of a reasonable Fee for making Assignments.
Thefts and Robberies.
Resolved, &c. That it be referred to the Committee, formerly appointed to advise with the Lord General; to consider of the Proposals; and to prepare, and bring in a Bill; and also an Address, to be presented unto his Majesty, according to the said Proposals: And the especial Care of it be recommended to Colonel Birch: And the Committee is hereby revived; and they are to sit at Two a Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Restraints on Juries.
Ordered, That Mr. Lee, and the Gaoler of Newgate, and such others, that were appointed to attend the Committee of Juries Yesterday, are to attend on Saturday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Place formerly appointed.