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 Lunæ, 9 Decembris, 1667.
De Costa's Nat.
Ordered, That a Committee be appointed to inspect the Act touching Hackney Coachmen; and to inquire into the Number of Hackney Coachmen; and whether there be any abuse in the Licensing them, or in their Behaviour; and what Moneys have been raised upon that Act; and how the same hath been employed; and to prepare and bring in a Bill for preventing any Abuses, and better regulating and ordering Hackney Coachmen, if they find it necessary; viz. Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir John Knight, Sir John Berkenhead, Mr. Sandys, Sir Charles Harbord, Mr. Morrice, Sir Solomon Swale, Sir William Lowther, Mr. Vaughan, Mr. Scawen, Sir Tho. Tompkins, Mr. Steward, Sir James Thynn, Sir Robert Brockes, Mr. Chetwyn, Sir William Coventry, Sir Edmund Windham, Sir Edward Oateley, Sir Robert King, and all the Members that serve for London, Westminster, and Middlesex; or any Five of them: And they are to meet To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Irish Cattle importing.
Cambridge Pest Houses.
Message from the King- Adjournment.
"The Time of Christmas drawing nigh, his Majesty conceives, that both your own Inclinations, and the Desires of your Countries, may make it seasonable for you to return to your Homes: And therefore his Majesty thinks fit, that there be an Adjournment on the 17th of this Instant December, until the Beginning of February next."