Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Veneris, 3 die Februarii, 1670.
Smith's, &c. Agreement.
ORDERED, That the Bill on the Behalf of Sir Will. Smith and Amendments thereto, be returned to the Lords, by Sir John Brampston.
Se ford Election.
Ordered, That the Report touching the Election for Seaford, be heard on Monday next; and that the Petition, tendered on the Behalf of the Town be then read.
Hearth Money Tax.
Ordered, That the Debate of the Matter touching Abuses in collecting Hearth Money, be adjourned till Monday next, after the Report of Seaford.
Ordered, That Colonel Birch, Sir Jonath. Trelawny, Sir Humph Winch, Sir Rich. Edgecombe, Sir Will. Beecher, Mr. Hampden, Sir John Norton, Mr. Aldworth, Sir Fran. Clarke, be added to the Committee to which the Bill on the Behalf of the Executors of Robert Haughton Esquire, was committed.
Ordered, That Mr. Walgrave, Sir Henry Feltham, Sir Edm. Poley, be added to the Committee to which the Bill of Sir Thomas Ogle was committed.
Employment of the Poor.
Ordered, That these Members following, be added to the Committee to which the several Petitions of St. Gyles' in the Fields, St. Paul's Covent Garden, and the Inhabitants of Stepney, were committed; viz. Sir Will. Hickman, Mr. Crouch, Sir Thom. Lee, Sir John Newton, Lord Castleton, Mr. Neale, Sir Nicholas Carew, Mr. Cornwallis, Sir John Dawncy, Sir Rich. Ingolsby, Mr. Nosworthy, Mr. Garraway, Mr. Eyre, Sir Thomas Meeres, Mr. Wood, Sir John Mounson, Sir John Brampston, Mr. Wright, Mr. Roberts.
Dr. Outram thanked.
Ordered, That the Thanks of the House be returned to Dr. Outram, Rector of St. Margarett's, by Dr. Burwell, for his excellent and seasonable Sermon, preached before the House on Monday last, being the Fast for the Martyrdom of King Charles the First.
Ordered, That the Bill on the Behalf of Edward Mosely, an Infant, be read To-morrow Morning.
Ordered, That the Bill on the Behalf of John Sams, for settling a charitable Use, be read To-morrow Morning.
Supply Bill Subsidies.
The House then resolved into a Committee of the whole House, upon the Bill of Subsidies.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Seymour took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Lords desire a Conference.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Will. Child, and Sir Thom. Estcourt;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords desire a Conference with this House, upon the Subject Matter of the last Conference, To-morrow Morning, at Eleven of the Clock, in the Painted Chamber.
The Messengers being withdrawn, and called in again; Mr. Speaker acquainted them, that this House had agreed to the said Conference.
Defaulters to Call of the House.
Ordered, That Captain Sherrard, Sir Hen. Capell, Sir Geo. Courthop, Mr. Grenvile, Sir Will. Stroude, Mr. Herbert, Mr. Whitaker, Sir Rich. Francklyn, Mr. Humph. Weld, Mr. Rolles, Lord Vaughan, Sir Fretzvile Hollis, Mr. Pierpoint, Defaulters in Attendance upon the Call of the House, and now present, be excused, and struck out of the List of Defaulters.
Committee of Privileges.
Ordered, That Mr. Thin be added to the Committee of Privileges.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.