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, 9 die Julii, 1678.
AN ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, intituled, An Act to enable Thomas Platyr Gentleman to sell Lands for Payment of Debts charged upon the same; and reimbursing him such Sums of Money as he hath or shall lay out, in repairing the Breaches made by the Inundation of the Sea, and keeping the Waters out, was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir Hen. Puckering, Sir Rob. Thomas, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Mallet, Mr. Buscawen, Mr. Powle, Sir Rob. Markham, Sir John Pettus, Col. Tempest, Sir Wm. Lowther, Mr. Rob. Wright, Mr. Whorwood, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir Rob. Sawyer, Sir John Coryton, Sir Edm. Jenings, Mr. Spry, Serjeant Maynard, Mr. Love, Mr. John Wright, Sir Hen. Ford, Serjeant Gregory, Sir Jonath. Trelawny, Mr. Browne, Sir John Cotton, Sir John Barnaby, Sir Geo. Downing, Sir Court. Poole, Sir Tho. Higgins, Sir Gilb. Talbot, Mr. Onslow, Sir Wm. Terringham, Sir Phil. Monckton, Sir John Fagg, Mr. Williams, Sir John Trevor, Mr. Maynard, Sir Wm. Beecher, Sir John Birkenhead, Sir Edw. Deering, Mr. Westfaling, Sir Chr. Musgrave, Mr. Cheney, Major Linfeild, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Mr. Neale, Sir Trevor Williams, Sir Fr. Clarke, Sir John Moreton, Doctor Arras, Mr. Treby, Sir Rich. Everard, and all that serve for the Counties of Suffolke, Norfolke, and Lincolne: And they are to examine the Matter of Fact contained in the Bill; and to summon and hear all Persons concerned in the Bill: And 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.
An ingrossed Bill for making good a Mortgage made by John Forth, deceased, was read the Third time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act to make good a Mortgage made by John Forth, deceased, to Thomas Cooke, and Nicolas Carey; and for making Provision for Henry Forth, Son of the said John Forth: and that Sir John Trevor do carry up the Bill to the Lords for their Concurrence.
Bills sent from Lords.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir John Coell and Sir Edward Low;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you down Two Bills; One intituled, An Act for the Admeasurement of Keels and Boats carrying Coals, with some Amendments; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House: The other intituled, An Act for making navigable the River Fale, alias Vale, in the County of Cornewall, with some Amendments; to which they likewise desire the Concurrence of this House: And have commanded us to acquaint you, That they have agreed to the Bill, sent from this House, intituled, An Act for Naturalizing John Scoppens, and others, without any Amendment.
Supply Bill; Wine Duties.
An ingrossed Bill for laying an additional Duty upon Wines, was read the Third time.
Lords reminded of a Bill.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act for granting an additional Duty to his Majesty, upon Wines, for Three Years: And that Sir John Trevor do carry up the Bill to the Lords for their Concurrence: And that he do remind the Lords of the Bill, sent from this House, intituled, An Act for repealing a Clause in a former Act, intituled, An Act for Inlarging and Repairing of common Highways.
An ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, intituled, An Act to enable Trustees to sell Mr. Thomas Torisby's Lands, for Payment of Debts, and other Uses, was read the First time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be read a Second time.
An ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, intituled, An Act for Settling of certain Lands and Tenements to charitable and publick Uses, for the Benefit of the Parish of Kelshall, in the County of Suffolke, was read the First time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be read a Second time.
An ingrossed Bill to prevent the Exportation of Wool, was read the Third time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act for the more effectual Hindering the Exportation of Wool: And that Mr. Treby do carry up the Bill to the Lords for their Concurrence.
Sir Edmund Jenings reports from the Committee to whom the Bill for the better Collecting the Duty of Hearth Money, was committed, That the Committee had taken the Bill, and the several Petitions to them referred, into Consideration; and had heard the Counsel on the Behalf the Petitioner, as also on the Behalf of the King: And that the Committee had made several Amendments to the Bill: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were once read.
A Motion being made, That the Bill may be recommitted;
The Question being put, That the Bill be recommitted;
The House divide.
The Yeas go forth.
|Tellers,||Mr. Love,||For the Yeas,||44.|
|Sir Wm. Thompson,|
|Tellers,||Sir Edw. Deering,||For the Noes,||77.|
And so it passed in the Negative.
And the House then proceeded to the Second Reading of the Amendments.
And several of them being read;
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be recommitted to the same Committee: And they are to bring in a Bill singly upon the Point of Smiths Forges only; and to leave out all the rest of the Bill: And they are to meet this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber.
And then the House adjourned till Thursday Morning, Eight of the Clock.