Thursday, 13th December, 1660.
House to sit.
ORDERED, That this House do sit To-morrow
at Three of the Clock, and every Afternoon after
this Day, till further Order.
Restoring E. of Derby.
An ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, for restoring
of Charles Earl of Derby to the Possession of the Manors,
Messuages, Lands, and Hereditaments, belonging unto
James late Earl of Derby, his Father, was this Day read
the First time.
Ordered, That Sir George Hamilton's Bill be read the
Second time To-morrow in the Afternoon.
Assessment on the City.
Mr. Titus reports a Bill for enabling the City of London
to raise Monies to defray the Charges of the Militia of
Resolved, That the said Bill be now read the First time.
And the same was read the First time accordingly.
The Question being put, That this Bill be read the
Second time on Saturday next;
The House was divided:
And the Yeas went forth.
||Tellers for the Yeas:
|Sir Sal. Swayle,
||With the Yeas.
||Tellers for the Noes:
||With the Noes,
And so, the Question passing in the Affirmative,
Resolved, That this Bill be read the Second time on
Sir Henage Finch reports from the Committee, a Bill
for settling on the King's Majesty, for and during his Life,
the other Moiety of the Excise of Beer, Ale, and other
Liquors: Which was read the First and Second time.
Resolved, That this Bill be referred to a Grand Committee; who are to sit this Afternoon; and so de die in
diem till this Business be dispatched.
Ordered, That this House do forthwith resolve into a
Committee of the whole House, upon the Bill for Six
Resolved, That the Grand Committee, to whom the
Bill for settling the Militia is referred, do meet this Afternoon, and proceed upon the said Bill, after Dispatch of
the other Bills for granting to his Majesty the other Moiety
of the Excise; and That for the Six Months Assessments:
And to sit de die in diem till they be ready for a Report;
which they are to make with all convenient Speed.
A Message from the Lords, by Mr. Child and * *,
Two Masters of Chancery;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords do here send you a Bill, intituled, An Act for making void certain Fines unduly
procured to be levied by Sir Edward Powell, Knight and
Baronet, and Dame Mary his Wife; to which their Lordships desire the Concurrence of this House.
Ordered, That this Bill be read To-morrow.
Ordered, That the Names of Commissioners which
have been this Day delivered in as Additionals for the Poll
Bill, be inserted into the Bill ordered to be ingrossed.