Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Mercurii, 6 die Martii, 1677.
A MESSAGE from the Lords, by Sir Wm. Beversham and Sir Miles Cooke;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have commanded us to acquaint, That they have agreed to the Bill to enable
Thomas Thyn, of Long Leat in the County of Wilts, Esquire, to settle a Jointure upon a Wife, of certain Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments therein mentioned; with an Amendment, to which they desire the Concurrence of this House: As also to acquaint you, that they have agreed to the Bill to enable Sir John Cotton Baronet to dispose of a Messuage called St. Jerman's, and Lands therewith used, near St. Alban's in the County of Hertford.
Supply Bill; Poll Tax.
Sir Edward Deering reports from the Committee of the whole House, to whom the Bill for raising Money by a Poll, and the Clauses to be added thereto, was committed, several Amendments, Alterations, Additions, and Clauses, agreed by the Committee to be made and added to the same: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were twice read; and, with some Amendments made at the Clerk's Table, upon the Question, severally agreed.
A Clause being presented to be added to the Bill, touching several Things to be done by the Officers of the Custom-house, in relation to the Commodities prohibited by the said Act, and twice read, was, upon the Question, agreed.
A Clause being presented to be added to the Bill, concerning Persons, that are not Shop-keepers, that shall sell any of the Commodities prohibited by the said Bill, and twice read, was, with an Amendment made at the Table, upon the Question, agreed.
A Clause being presented to be added to the Bill, concerning the levying the Penalties on the Offenders, which are not provided for by the Bill, and twice read, was, upon the Question, agreed.
A Clause being presented to be added to the Bill, concerning Commissioners returning of Duplicates into the Exchequer, and twice read, was, with an Amendment made at the Table, by filling up the Blank, upon the Question, agreed.
Several Clauses . . . touching Printing Paper, and on the Behalf of the Victuallers of the Navy, and of the Flanders Merchants, and touching some Ships or Vessels in the Streights:
And the Question being severally put, Whether the same should be read;
It passed in the Negative.
Ordered, That the Bill, with the Amendments and Clauses agreed to, be ingrossed.
Ordered, That Sir Tho. Meeres have Leave to bring in a Rider, to be added to the Bill, concerning Commissioners for the City and County of the City of Lincolne.
Ordered, That all Committees, that were to sit this Afternoon, be adjourned.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.