Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
This free content was digitised by double rekeying. All rights reserved.
Mercurii, 18 Die Martii, 1667.
AN ingrossed Bill for Sale of some Lands, to pay the Debts, and make Provision for the younger Children of John Beckham Esquire, deceased, was read.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act for Sale of some Lands, to pay the Debts, and make Provision for the younger Children of John Beckham Esquire, deceased:
And Mr. Steward is to carry up the Bill to the Lords.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Moundeford Brampston and Sir John Coell;
Exchequer Writs of Error.
Mr. Speaker, the Lords have returned you back the additional Bill against Importation of foreign Cattle; with some Amendments and Provisoes; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House: And have also commanded us to acquaint you, that they have agreed to the Bill concerning Writs of Error in the Exchequer.
Message of Lords- Adjournment.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Justinian Lewyn and Sir Moundeford Brampston;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have commanded us to acquaint you, that they have adjourned their House till Thursday Sevennight.
The House then resumed the Debate of the Matter touching his Majesty's Supply.
Resolved, &c. That a Poll Bill be brought in, towards the Supply of his Majesty; wherein no Housholders, which are not worth Twenty Pounds, shall be taxed for themselves, or their Children.
Resolved, &c. That so much of the remaining Two hundred thousand Pounds, which shall not be raised by the Poll Bill, or otherwise given this Session of Parliament, shall be supplied by an Imposition on Wines at the Custom-house.
Irish Land Adventurers.
Ordered, That these Persons undernamed be summoned to attend on Monday the Thirteenth of April next, to give their Testimony as Witnesses, in a Cause then to be heard at the Bar of this House, upon the Petition of the Adventurers for Lands in Ireland; Robert Shapcote Esquire, John Weaver, Perian Poole, Nathaniell Dunbavin, Henry Nicholls Esquire, Wm. Hawkins Esquire, Robert Thornhill, John Ruthorne, Miles Cooke Esquire.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That Mr. Buckland have Leave to go into the Country for a Month:
Ordered, that Sir Joseph Tredenham have the Leave of this House to go into the Country.
Ordered, That the House be adjourned till To-morrow Sevennight.