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, 4 die Novembris, 1675.
Custom Fees at Out-Ports.
A Petition of the Inhabitants of the Isle of Wight was read, complaining of the Officers of the Customs at the Ports of Southampton, Cowes, Portsmouth, and Lymington, for exacting several extraordinary Fees from the Petitioners, and others, to the great Prejudice of the publick Good, and Trade of the Island.
Resolved, &c. That a Committee be appointed, to examine the Matter of the Petition, Whether the said Officers do exact Money for Fees which by Law they ought not; and whether their Fees be excessive, and fit to be regulated; and to report the Matter with their Opinions therein, to the House: And it is referred to Mr. Serjeant Maynard, Sir Robert Holmes, Sir Anthony Irby, Sir Wm. Doyley, Mr. Gray, Colonel Sands, Mr. Crowch, Mr. Williams, Sir Fulke Lucy, Mr. Lucy, Mr. Mallett, Mr. Maynard, Colonel Norton, Sir Richard Edgcomb, Sir John Lowther, Mr. Powle, Mr. Sachaverell, Sir Rich. Ford, Mr. Serj. Rigby, Sir Wm. Coventry, Mr. Nicholas, Mr. Wright, Sir Robert Dillington, Sir John Knight, Sir Richard Powell, Sir Edm. Jenings, Col. Gray, Mr. Sands, Mr. Culliford, Sir Trevor Williams, Sir Kingsmill Lucy, Sir John Mallett, Sir John Elwayes, Mr. Neale, Mr. Norton, Sir Wm. Lowther, Mr. Garway, Mr. Banckes, Sir Hen. Ford, Sir John Otway, Mr. Sawyer, Sir John Coventry, Mr. Newport, and all that serve for the County of Southampton, and for the Out-Ports of this Kingdom: And they are to meet on Monday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Privilege.- Libellous Words.
Information being given to the House, against one Adam Decardonell, a Patent Officer of the Customs for the Town of Southampton, for aspersing Sir Robert Holmes, a Member of this House, Governor of the Isle of Wight; and reflecting upon the other Members of this House, and other Inhabitants of the said Island; saying, That the Inhabitants were a Company of mutinous Persons; and the Governor was ready, upon all Occasions, to join with them;
Forces in French Service.
Liberty of the Subject.
State of the Nation.
Westminster &c. Courts of Conscience.
Papists not to sit in Parliament.
Sir John Trevor reports from the Committee to which the Bill for hindering Papists from sitting in either House of Parliament, was referred, several Amendments, agreed by the said Committee to be made to the Bill: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: And the same being twice read, were, upon the Question, severally agreed to.
|Tellers,||Sir John Mallet,||for the Noes,||163.|
|Tellers,||Sir Gilbert Talbot,||for the Yeas,||157.|
|Sir Henry Ford,|
Sir John Trevor reports from the Committee of the whole House, That they had made some further Progress therein; and had agreed several Votes to be reported to the House: And humbly moved, from the said Committee, that he might have Leave to report to the House the said Votes, so agreed by the said Committee of the whole House; upon Saturday Morning next.
Resolved, &c. That the Report from the Committee of the whole House, concerning that Part of his Majesty's Speech which relates to a Supply for building of more Ships, be made on Saturday Morning next.