Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Martis, 26 die Martii, 1678.
Sir John Trevor reports from the Committee to whom the Bill to enable Francis Thorisby Esquire to sell Lands for Payment of Debts, was committed, several Amendments to the Bill, and a Clause to be added thereto; Which he read in his Place; and afterwards delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were twice read; and, upon the Question, severally agreed to.
Trustees in Private Bills.
Ordered, That in all private Bills, for the future, a Clause be inserted, That the Trustees therein named shall be obliged to see the Trusts in the said Bills performed, or be liable to the same out of their own Estates.
Petition against a Member.
Address for a Recess.
Resolved, That an Address be presented to his Majesty, by such Members of this House as are of his Majesty's most honourable Privy Council, to desire his Majesty, that there may be a short Recess; such as may consist with his Majesty's Affairs: And that it is the humble Desire of this House, that his Majesty will have such a Regard to the Time, as that there may then be a full House.