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, 29 die Martii, 1671.
House to sit.
Supply Bill; Law Proceedings.
Sir Robert Atkins reports from the Committee, That, in their Progress upon the said Bill, they met with some Clauses of such Difficulty, which required some Informations from Persons without Doors; and therefore humbly moved, from the said Committee, That the House would impower and enable them, to inform themselves of such Persons as they should think fit, as to any Clauses in the Bill where they find any Difficulty.
Resolved, &c. That the House doth agree with the said Committee, That they be impowered and enabled to inform themselves of such Persons as they shall think fit, as to any Clauses in the Bill where they find any Difficulty.
Sir Robert Atkins reports from the said Committee, That they had made some further Progress in the Bill aforesaid; and humbly moved, that the House would resolve into a Committee again To-morrow Morning, to proceed in the further Consideration thereof.
Resolved, &c. That this House doth agree with the Committee, That the House be resolved into a Committee again To-morrow Morning, to proceed in the Consideration of the Bill for laying an Imposition on Proceedings in Courts of Law, and other Courts; and that, next after the Report of the Amendments to the additional Bill against Conventicles is made.
ORDERED, That these Members following be added to the Committee to which the Bill concerning the River Wey, is committed; viz. Sir William Lowther, Sir John Knight, Mr. Musgrave, Sir Solomon Swale, Mr. Morris, Mr. Trenchard, Mr. Chalmondley, Sir John Talbot, Sir John Coriton, Mr. Clerke, Colonel Phillipps, Mr. Mervell, Sir John Lowther, Sir Gilbert Talbot, Mr. Hobby, Mr. Price, Mr. Sprye, Mr. St. Johns, Colonel Kirtby, Mr. Darcye, Mr. Phillips, Mr. Tregonwell.
Mr. Crouch reports from the Committee to which the Bill, sent from the Lords, on the Behalf of Sir Andrew Hacket, was committed, some Amendments agreed to be made to the said Bill: Which were, upon the Question, agreed; and the Bill, with the Amendments, read the Third time; and ordered to be returned to the Lords.
Building Arundell House.
Sir Solom. Swale reports from the Committee to which the Bill, sent from the Lords, intituled, An Act for building Arundell House and Tenements thereunto belonging, That the Committee had perused the Bill, and returned it without any Alteration.
Resolved, &c. That the said Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act for taking the Accounts of Sixty thousand Pounds, and other Monies, given to the loyal and indigent Officers: And Mr. Sandis is to carry up the Bill to the Lords.
Ordered, That Leave be given to Mr. Birch, to bring in a Bill for encouraging foreign Artists to come into England, for improving the Manufacture of this Nation, notwithstanding the Laws and Privileges of the Corporations of London.
Resolved, &c. That the said Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act to enable Trustees to sell the Manors, Lands, and Leases of Sir Thom. Ogle Knight, deceased, for raising a Portion and present Maintenance for his Daughter and Heir; and Payment of his Debts.