House of Lords Journal Volume 11
12 September 1660

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 11: 12 September 1660', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 11: 1660-1666 (1767-1830), pp. 169-170. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=14051 Date accessed: 02 October 2014.


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DIE Mercurii, 12 die Septembris.

PRAYERS, by Dr. Hodges.

Domini præsentes fuerunt:

D. Richmond.
L. Treasurer.
D. Albemarle.
Marq. Winton.
L. Great Chamberlain.
L. Chamberlain.
L. Steward.
Comes Derby.
Comes Lyncolne.
Comes * Suffolke.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Shrewsbury.
Comes Dorsett.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Leycester.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Portland.
Viscount Conway.
Comes Chesterfeild.
Comes Banbury.
Comes Rutland.
Comes Bridgwater.
Comes Bollingbrooke.
Viscount Hereford.
Comes Dover.
Comes Cleveland.
Comes Westm'land.
Comes Strafford.
Comes St. Albans.
Viscount Mordant.
Comes Northumberland.
Comes Bristoll.
L. Chancellor.
Ds. Robertes.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Grey.
Ds. Seymour.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Wentworth.
Ds. Howard de Char.
Ds. Crumwell.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Arrundell.
Ds. Berkeley de Stratton.
Ds. Warde.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Coventry.
Ds. D'acre.
Ds. Abergaveny.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Hatton.
Ds. Berkeley de Berkeley.
Ds. Gerard of Brandon.
Ds. Widdrington.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Langdale.

Message from H. C. with a Bill; and to remind the Lords of one.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Denzell Holles Esquire and others, consisting of these Particulars:

1. † A Bill for supplying Defects in the Poll Bill, &c.

2. To desire their Lordships would please to pass the Bill concerning the Protestants of Piedmont; and brought up the Examinations, and the Bond taken in that Case.

Bill to amend the one for Poll-money.

Hodie 1a et 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for supplying and explaining certain Defects in an Act, intituled, An Act for the speedy Provision of Money, for the disbanding of the Army."

ORDERED, To be committed to these Lords following:

L. Treasurer.
L. Chamberlain.
L. Robertes.

To withdraw presently.

Message from H. C. with an Order; and to remind the Lords of some others.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Wm. D'oyley, &c.; who brought up an Order for Two Hundred and Seventy Pounds to be paid to the Officers of the House of Commons, for their Salaries; and to put their Lordships in Mind of several Orders sent up Yesterday, for paying other Salaries unto their Officers.

Read, and to be further considered of.

The Answer returned was:

Answer.

That their Lordships will take their Message into Consideration, and will send an Answer by Messengers of their own.

Bill to amend the one for Poll-money.

The Lord Chamberlain reported the Bill for explaining and supplying certain Defects in the Bill for raising Money for the Army, &c. with some Alterations and Additions, which, being read Twice, were Agreed to.

Message from H. C. with Orders.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Annesley, &c.; who brought up Two Orders, wherein they desire their Lordships Concurrence:

1. An Order for Continuance of the Postage of Letters until the 6 Day of November next.

(Here enter it.)

Read, and Agreed to.

2. An Order for Commissioners to treat with Purchasers, upon the Sale of Lands.

Read, and to be considered of.

The Answer returned was:

Answer.

That their Lordships do agree to the Order concerning the Postage of Letters: Concerning the other, they will send an Answer by Messengers of their own.

Bill to amend the one for Poll-money:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for supplying and explaining certain Defects in an Act, intituled, An Act for the speedy Provision of Money, for the disbanding of the Army."

The Question being put, "Whether this Bill, with the Alterations and Proviso now read, shall pass for a Law?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Bird and Mr. Hobart:

To return to them the Act for explaining the Act for Poll-money; which the Lords have passed, with the Alterations and Proviso, wherein their Lordships desire their Concurrence.

Message from thence, for a Conference about it.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Tho. Mcarc:

To desire a Conference, concerning the Amendments and Proviso in the Bill concerning the explaining of the Poll Bill.

The Answer returned was:

Answer.

That their Lordships will give a present Conference, in the Painted Chamber, as is desired.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and the Lords went to the Conference; which being ended, the House was resumed.

Report of the Conference:

The Lord Chancellor reported the Effect of this Conference; which was, "That the House of Commons consents to the First Alteration; but to the Proviso they cannot agree, because it prevents the main End of the Bill, and much Money will be lost thereby; therefore they desire their Lordships will pass it as it came from them."

The House, upon Consideration of this Conference, made some Amendments in the said Proviso. Then

Message to H. C. for a further Conference about it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Dr. Bird and Sir Edmond Peirce:

To desire a present Free Conference, in the Painted Chamber, touching the Matter of the last Conference.

The Messengers return with this Answer:

Answer.

That the House of Commons will give a present Free Conference, as is desired.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and the Lords went to the Conference; which being ended, the House was resumed.

Message to H. C. that the Lords will move the King to pass Bills.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Dr. Bird and Sir Edmond Peirce:

To let them know, that their Lordships will adjourn their House till To-morrow Morning, at Ten of the Clock; at which Time their Lordships will become Suitors to His Majesty, that He will please to come, and pass the Bills.

Order concerning the Postmaster and Postage of Letters.

"ORDERED, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That the Office of Post-master, and the Postage and Carriage of Letters Domestic and Foreign, shall continue to be exercised by the same Persons now employed therein by His Majesty, their Agents and Servants, according to the same Rates and Rules now practised, and without the Interruption of any Person or Persons whatsoever, until the Sixth Day of November next ensuing."

Adjourn.

House adjourned till 10a cras.

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