DIE Lunæ, 15 Junii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. Dunelm. & Ds. Crew.
Epus. Bath & Well.
Ds. Harcourt, Cancellarius.
Comes Oxon. & Mortimer, Thesaurarius.
Dux Bucks & Nor. Præses.
Comes Poulet, Senescallus.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Ds. Willughby Br.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Howard Escr.
Commissioners of Customs, Papers delivered:
The House being informed, "That some of the
Commissioners of the Customs attended," they were
called in; and delivered, at the Bar, several Papers, intituled as follows:
"Return to the Order of the House of Lords, requiring an Estimate of the Customs in 1676,
and the Entry of the Scheme of Trade with
France in 1674.
"21st March 1676. 1. Officers Report or Estimate
of the Custom on Foreign Wrought Silks, and other
"2. Copy of a Report from the Commissioners of
the Customs, with an Estimate of the Custom on Foreign Wrought Silk and other Goods.
"28th Nov'r 1674. 3. Scheme of the Trade between
England and France, from Mich'mas 1668 to Mich'mas
"4th June 1713, received from the Searchers,
4. An Account of Goods exported from the Port of
London to France, from Mich'mas 1668 to Mich'mas
"5. An Account of Goods imported from France
into the Port of London, from the 19th of October
1668 to the 20th October 1669."
And then they withdrew.
And the said Titles were read.
General State of Trade in 1697.
Then the Lord Guilford, from the Commissioners of
Trade and Plantations, presented to the House, pursuant to the Order of the Tenth Instant, a Paper, intituled,
"Copy: Representation from the Commissioners of
Trade and Plantations, relating to the general
State of the Trade of this Kingdom, dated December
the 23d, 1697."
And the said Title was read.
Magistrates of Elgin versus Procurator of the Church, &c.
The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein the Magistrates of Elgin are Appellants, and John Dundass Procurator for the Church of Scotland and Sir James
Stewart One of Her Majesty's Solicitors for Scotland
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear
the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Monday the
Twenty-ninth Day of this Instant June, at Eleven a
Trade with France, from 1660 to 1678.
The Order being read, for taking into Consideration
the State of the Trade between England and France,
from the Year 1660 to the Year 1678;
And Debate thereupon:
Ordered, That the further Consideration of this
Matter be adjourned till Wednesday next, at One a Clock.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad & in diem Martis, decimum sextum diem instantis Junii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.