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 Martis, 26 Novembris, 1667.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Mr. Price, Mr. Westphaleing, Col. Reames, Col. Sandes, Lord Fanshaw, Sir Edmund Windham, Col. Kirby, Sir William Lewis, Mr. Chetwine, Sir Thomas Tompkins, Sir Trevor Williams, Sir James Thynn, Sir Robert Holt, Mr. Sherrard, Col. Milward, Mr. Crooke, Sir Henry Newton, Sir George Probert, Mr. Pryn, Sir Edward Littleton, Mr. Lucy, Sir Soloman Swale, Sir Richard Oateley, Sir Clifford Clifton, Mr. Cornewallis, Mr. Steward, Mr. Streete, Dr. Arras, Sir John Berkenhead, Mr. Hambden, Sir Thomas Littleton, Mr. Swinfen, Mr. Wild, Sir Robert Price, and all the Members that serve for the several Counties of Radnor, Hereford, Monmouth, and Brecknock: 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: And to take care, that the just Debts be paid, and the Infants not defrauded, but their Portions secured; and to annex a Schedule of the Debts to the Bill; and to provide, that so much Land be set apart, as will be of Value sufficient to answer the Daughters Portions.
Sir Thomas Gower reports from the Committee, to which the Bill for exchanging certain Manors and Lands of Wm. Palmes Esquire, for other Lands settled upon him, and his Issue by Mary his Wife, was committed; that the Committee had passed the Bill; and heard the Parties concerned; and found no Cause to make any Alteration or Amendment thereto.
Discovery of Fraud on the King.
Ordered, That Mr. Love, Sir Thomas Bloudworth, and Col. Sam. Sandys, do forthwith repair to the Person, who says he can make a Discovery of above Sixty-five thousand Pounds Cheat on his Majesty; and to take his Evidence and Information therein; and give him Assurance, that, if an effectual Discovery be made, so that the Sixty-five thousand Pounds, or a considerable Part thereof, be recovered to his Majesty's Use, there shall be Consideration had for a Satisfaction to be made him for his Service herein.