Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Lunæ, 9 die Aprilis , 1677.
SIR John Malet reports from the Committee to whom the Bill, sent from the Lords, intituled, An Explanatory and Supplemental Act, for the better enabling Sir Francis Compton to make Sale and dispose of the Manor of Hamerton, or any Part thereof, in the County of Huntington, That the Committee had carefully perused the Bill, and heard all Parties; and returned the Bill without any Amendment.
Mr. Eyres reports from the Committee to whom the Bill, sent from the Lords, intituled, An Act to enable Sir Edward Hungerford Knight of the Bath to make Leases for Years of Hungerford House in the Strand, in the Parish of St. Martin's in the Fields in the County of Middlesex; and of certain Houses and Tenements thereunto adjoining.
Sir Charles Harbord reports from the Committee to whom the Bill for repairing Yarmouth Pier, was committed, some Amendments agreed by the Committee: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards, delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were again read; and, upon the Question, agreed to.
Recovery of Tythes.
Sir John Talbot reports from the Committee, to whom the Bill for the better Recovery of small Tythes, was committed, some Amendments agreed by the Committee: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards, delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were again read; and, upon the Question, agreed.
Children of English Subjects Nat.
Sir Tho. Meres reports from the Conference had with the Lords, upon the Proviso sent up to the Bill which came from the Lords, for naturalizing such Children of his Majesty's Subjects, as were born beyond the Sea during the time of the late Troubles, the Lords Reasons for dissenting from the Proviso of this House.
Bills sent from Lords.
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you down a Bill, intituled, An Act for Impowering and Licensing of Protestant Strangers and Foreigners to exercise their Trades, in the Places mentioned in this Act: And have commanded us to acquaint you, That they have agreed to the Bill for settling of a Maintenance on the Vicar of Alhallowes in Northampton, without any Amendment.
Duke of Norfolke.
Supply Bill; building Ships.
Resolved, That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act for raising the Sum of Five hundred Eightyfour thousand Nine hundred Seventy-eight Pounds Two Shillings Two-pence Halfpeny, for the speedy Building Thirty Ships of War: And that Sir John Trevor do carry up the Bill to the Lords, for their Concurrence.