House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 7 March 1668

Pages 62-63

Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.

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Die Sabbati, 7 Martii, 1667.

Bedford Level.

A BILL on the Behalf of Sir John Cutts, for the Explanation of a former Act for the Draining of the great Level of the Fens, called Bedford Level, was read.

Ordered, That this Bill be read the Second time on Wednesday next.

Thefts and Robberies.

Sir Thomas Clergis reports from the Committee to which the Bill to prevent Thefts and Robberies, was committed, Amendments agreed by the Committee to be made to the Bill: Which he read, with the Coherence; and after delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: And several of the Amendments were twice read; and, upon the Question, agreed to.

The Clause, which, by way of Amendment, is tendered to be made Part of the Bill, being once read; but being long, and likely to take up Time in Debate;

Resolved, That the Second Reading, and Debate, of the said Clause, be adjourned till Tuesday Morning.

Post Office.

Ordered, That the Bill concerning the Post Office be read on Monday Morning.

Crown Lands.

Ordered, That Sir Nicho. Carey and Sir Wm. Lowther be added to the Committee appointed to assist Sir Charles Harbord, in his Report concerning Lands alienated from the Crown.

Dr. Wharton's Estate.

Ordered, That the Bill concerning Dr. Wharton be read on Monday Morning.


The House then resolved into a Committee of the whole House, in order to the Consideration of the Motion made for a Supply for the King's Majesty.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.

Mr. Seymour took the Chair.

Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

Mr. Seymour reports, That the Committee had debated several Proposals; but, as yet, came to no Resolution: And humbly moved, that the House would resolve into a Committee on Monday Morning, to take the Manner of his Majesty's Supply into Consideration; and that the Committees relating to the Supply do sit this Afternoon, to expedite their Report.

Resolved, That this House will resolve into a Committee on Monday Morning, to take the Manner of his Majesty's Supply into Consideration.

Ordered, That the Committees relating to his Majesty's Supply do sit this Afternoon, and expedite their Report.

Hearthmoney Tax.

Ordered, That the Committee to which the Bill concerning Hearth-money is committed, have Leave to sit this Afternoon: And that all other Committees be adjourned till Monday in the Afternoon.

Stonehouse's Petition.

Ordered, That the further Hearing of the Cause upon the Petition of John, Mary, and Dorothy Stonehouse, be adjourned till Tuesday Morning next.

And then the House adjourned till Monday Morning, Eight of the Clock.