Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Mercurii, 4 die Januarii, 1670.
Employment of the Poor.
A Petition of the Gentlemen, Freeholders and Inhabitants of the Parish of St. Martin's in the Fields, and St. Paul's Covent Garden, within the Liberty of the City of Westminster, on the Behalf of themselves, and others, their Neighbours, was read.
Resolved, &c. That the Petition be committed to the same Committee to which the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of St. Giles's in the Fields, is committed; to take this Petition into Consideration also; and to examine the Matter complained of; and report it, with their Opinions therein, to the House: And the Committee is revived: And they are to sit To-morrow in the Afternoon in the Speaker's Chamber; and to take both the Petitions into Consideration; and make Report thereof, with their Opinions, to the House: And that these Members following be added to the Committee; viz.
Lord Fanshaw, Mr. Seymour, Mr. Russell, Sir Thom. Chichley, Mr. Roberts, Mr. Maynard, Sir John Tufton, Mr. Palmes, Lord Gorge, Mr. Neal, Col. Titus, Mr. Maynard, Mr. Spencer, Col. Strode, Sir John Hanmer.
An ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, intituled, An Act for the better Payment of the Debts of Sir Clifford Clifton Knight, deceased, and raising Portions for his Daughters, was read the Third time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act for the better Payment of the Debts of Sir Clifford Clifton Knight, deceased, and raising Portions for his Daughters: And Mr. Seymour is to carry up the Bill to the Lords.
Measures and Prices of Coals.
An ingrossed Bill for Continuance of Two former Acts, herein mentioned, relating to the settling the Prices of Coals; and to prevent Delays in extending Statutes, Judgments, and Recognizances; was read the Third time.