DIE Mercurii, 17 Junii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. Bath & Well.
Ds. Harcourt, Cancellarius.
Comes Oxon. & Mortimer, Thesaurarius.
Comes Poulet, Senescallus.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Ds. Willughby Br.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Howard Escr.
Trade to Africa, Bill:
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act
for establishing the Trade to Africa free and open to
all Her Majesty's Subjects of Great Britain and the
Royal African Company to be heard against it.
Upon reading the Petition of the Royal African Company of England, and of their Creditors, united in pursuance of an Act passed the last Session of Parliament;
praying, "That they may be heard, by their Counsel,
against the Bill for establishing the Trade to Africa
free and open to all Her Majesty's Subjects of Great
Britain and the Plantations; as being an Invasion
upon their Property:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Bill shall be
read a Second Time on Monday next; and that the
Petitioners may be heard, by their Counsel, before the
Second Reading thereof; as also may any other Persons
that think themselves concerned therein.
Trade with France from 1660 to 1678 considered.
The Order being read, for taking into farther
Consideration the State of the Trade between England and France, from the Year 1660, to the Year
And, after Debate thereupon, the following Orders
were made; (videlicet,)
Commissioners of Customs, Objections to Scheme in 1674.
"Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in
Parliament assembled, That the Commissioners of the
Customs do lay before this House such Objections as
appear to them, in relation to the Scheme of Trade
between England and France, in the Year 1674; which
they laid before this House on Monday last."
Trade with France from 1678 to this Time to be considered.
"Ordered, That on Tuesday next this House will
take into Consideration the State of the Trade between this Kingdom and France, and of the Manufactures of this Kingdom, from the Year 1678 to this
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis,
decimum octavum diem instantis Junii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.