Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Jovis, 19 die Februarii, 1673.
Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue out his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a new Writ for electing of a Member to serve for the Borough of Whitchurch, in the room of Henry Wallop, Esquire, lately deceased.
Ease of Sheriffs, &c.
Sir Allen Broderick reports from the Committee, to which the Bill for Ease of Sheriffs, and for the better passing of their Accounts, was committed, several Alterations and Amendments agreed to be made to the said Bill: Which he read, with the Coherence, in his Place, and afterwards delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Which being twice read, and several Amendments being made, and Provisoes added, to the said Bill, were, upon the Question, severally agreed.
Sir Thomas Meeres reports from the Committee of Privileges and Elections, the State of the Case, and Evidence on both Sides, in the Matter of the Election for the County of Suffolke; and the several Votes of the Committee: Which he delivered in at the Clerk's Table; and are as followeth; viz.
|Lord O Brien,||for the Yeas,||147.|
|Lord St. Johns,|
|Lord Ancram,||for the Noes,||141.|
|Sir Hen. Felton,|
Resolved, &c. That Mr. Soames, the late High Sheriff for the County of Suffolke, do attend this House To-morrow Morning, to withdraw, and take off the File, the Return of the Lord Huntingtower: And that the Clerk of the Crown do then also attend with the said Return, in order thereunto.