Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Veneris, 19 die Junii, 1685. 1 Jac. IIdi.
Duchy of Cornwall Leasing.
An ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, intituled, An Act to enable his Majesty to make Grants, Leases, and Copies of Offices, Lands, Hereditaments, Parcel of his Highness' Duchy of Cornwall, or annexed to the same; for Confirmation of Leases and Grants already made; was read.
Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Petition be referred to the Committee to whom the Bill for preventing the Exportation of Wool, is committed; to examine the Matter thereof; and to report the same, with their Opinion therein, to the House.
Importing Gunpowder, &c.
Sir William Trumball reports from the Committee to whom the Bill to prohibit the Importation of Gunpowder and small Guns, was committed, That the Committee, having taken the same into their Consideration, had agreed to some Amendments to be made to the Bill: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were read; and were, upon the Question, severally agreed to by the House.
Rochester, &c. Waterworks.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Sir John Banks, Mr. Bickerstaffe, Lord Castleton, Sir Daniel Flemming, Mr. Fitzwilliams, Colonel Lee, Mr. Clinkard, Mr. Banks, Sir Charles Gawdy, Sir Hen. Goodrick, Lord Digby, Sir Wm. Twisden, Sir Wm. Trumball, Sir John Knatchbull, Colonel Finch, Mr. Parker, Sir Orlando Gee, Mr. Essex Strode, Lord Downe, Colonel Oglethorp, Sir Thomas Meres, Sir Wm. Honnywood, Sir John Hoskins, Sir George Winneve, Captain Tufton, Mr. Pepys, Sir John Chichley, Sir Fra. Clark, Mr. Fanshaw, Mr. Bridgeman, and all the Members that serve for the County of Kent; or any Eight of them: And they are to meet at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And are impowered to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Sir Thomas Norton, Sir John Banks, Sir Hen. Goodrick, Marquis Worcester, Sir Char. Rawley, Mr. Seymour, Mr. Bertie, Sir John Knatchbull, Sir Wm. Twisden, Colonel Lee, Sir John Lowther, Sir Wm. Trumball, Mr. Hide, Mr. Jones, Sir Mich. Wentworth, Sir Wm. Honnywood, Sir John Mathews, Mr. Wharton, Sir Ben. Newland, Mr. Done, Mr. Seymour, Sir James Butler, Mr. Sandford, Mr. Wild, Sir John Reresby, Mr. Bickerstaffe, Sir Peter Daniel, Lord Brackley, Sir Denny Ashburnham, Mr. St. John, Mr. Parker, Sir Antho. Deane, Sir Wm. Blackett, Sir Nevill Catlyn, Sir William Cooke, Mr. Essex Strode, Sir Wm. Gulston, Sir John Ernle, Sir Tho. Byde, Mr. Paston, Sir John Moore, Sir Orlando Gee, Sir Ben. Bathurst, Mr. Ashburnham, Mr. Solicitor General, Sir Sam. Dashwood, Mr. Coryton, Mr. Bull, Mr. Ryves, Mr. Fanshaw, Sir Tho. Meres, Sir Tho. Mompesson, Sir Haswell Tint, Sir Chr. Wren, Mr. Freake, Mr. Serjeant Wynn, Sir Edmund Windham, Sir Littleton Osbaldeston; or any Eight of them: And they are to meet at Three of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And are impowered to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have commanded us to acquaint this House, that they have passed a Bill, intituled, An Act for consolidating the Estates Tail, and Reversion in Fee, which his Majesty hath in the Post Office, and Twenty-four thousand Pounds per Annum, of the hereditary Excise; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
An ingrossed Bill, sent down from the Lords, intituled, An Act for consolidating the Estates Tail, and Reversion in Fee, which his Majesty hath in the Post Office, and Twenty-four thousand Pounds per Annum, of the hereditary Excise, was read.
Preservation of King's Person, &c.
Sir Thomas Meres reports from the Committee to whom the Bill for Reviving and Continuing of several Laws expired, and near expiring, was committed, That the Committee, having taken the same into Consideration, had agreed upon some Amendments to be made to the Bill: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards delivered them in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same being read, were severally agreed to.