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, 14 die Martii, 1677.
Ordered, That the Bill be withdrawn: And that Leave be given to bring in a Bill for making the River Vale in the County of Cornewall navigable; and laying an Imposition upon Vessels passing the said River.
|Tellers,||Sir John Holland,||For the Yeas,||63.|
|Sir Robert Kemp,|
|Tellers,||Sir Hen. Ford,||For the Noes,||55.|
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir John Holland, Mr. Crouch, Sir John Mallet, Sir John Trevor, Mr. Daniell, Sir John Cotton, Mr. Wright, Mr. Gray, Sir Phil. Warwick, Sir Edm. Windham, Sir Roger Bradshaw, Sir Gervas Elwes, Mr. Love, Mr. Price, Sir Tho. Doleman, Sir Robert Kemp, Sir John Hobart, Sir Ch. Harbord, Mr. Westphaling, Sir Robert Sawyer, Sir Robert Can, Lord O Brien, Mr. Mainard, Mr. Linfeild, Sir Sam. Bernardiston, Mr. Newport, Sir Gilbert Talbot, Sir John Knight, Sir John Barnaby, Sir Tho. Crew, Sir Arthur Harris, and all the Members that serve for the Counties of Norfolke and Suffolke: And they are to summon and hear all Parties concerned; and are to consider of a Clause, to oblige the Trustees to see the Trust performed, or to be liable to the Performance thereof out of their own Estates: And they are to meet To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And are impowered to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Poll Tax, &c.
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have agreed to the Bill sent from this House, intituled, An Act for raising Money by a Poll, and otherwise, to enable his Majesty to enter into an actual War against the French King; and for prohibiting several French Commodities; with some Amendments: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Ordered, That Sir Edward Deering do go up to the Lords, to acquaint them, That this House hath agreed to the Amendments by them made to the Bill, intituled, An Act for raising Money by a Poll, and otherwise, to enable his Majesty to enter into an actual War against the French King; and for prohibiting several French Commodities.
State of the Nation.
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have agreed to the Bill sent from this House, intituled, An Act to enable Francis Brend Esquire, the surviving Son and Issue Male of Sir Matthew Brend Knight, deceased, to sell certain Lands for the Raising of Three thousand Pounds, for the Portions of Frances and Elizabeth Brend, the Daughters of Thomas Brend Esquire, deceased, late elder Brother of the said Francis Brend; with some Amendments: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
State of the Nation.
Sir John Trevor reports from the said Committee, That they had taken the Matter into their Consideration; and had agreed to a Vote: Which he read in his Place: And humbly moved from the said Committee, that they may have Leave to sit again To morrow Morning, Ten of the Clock.
Address for War with France,
Resolved, &c. That an Address be presented to the King, humbly to advise his Majesty, That his Majesty, to quiet the Minds of his loyal Subjects, and to encourage the Princes and States confederated against the French King, will be graciously pleased, immediately to declare, proclaim, and enter into an actual War against the French King; and to give his Majesty Assurance, that this House will constantly stand by, and aid his Majesty in the Prosecution thereof, with plentiful Supplies and Assistances: And that his Majesty be graciously pleased to recall his Ambassadors from France and Nimegen; and to send Home the French King's Ambassador.
Ordered, That it be referred to Mr. Powle, Mr. Solicitor General, Sir Hen. Capell, Col. Birch, Mr. Secretary Williamson, Sir George Downing, Mr. Harbord, Sir Rob. Sawyer, Sir John Trevor, Mr. Vaughan, Sir Tho. Lee, Sir Tho. Meeres, Lord Cavendish, Sir Edw. Deering, Mr. Secretary Coventry, Sir Tho. Clergis, Mr. Palmes, Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir Robert Carr, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, or any Five of them, to prepare and draw up the said Address: And they are to meet presently in the Speaker's Chamber.