Die Jovis, 21 Maii, 15 Regis Car. IIdi.
Momma's, &c. Petition.
A PETITION of Jacob Momma, Daniell Demetrius, and Peter Hoet, was this Day read.
Resolved, &c. That the said Petition be referred to a
Committee of these Members following; viz. Sir Wm.
Compton, Mr. Knight, Sir John Birkinhead, Sir Wm.
Thompson, Sir Phil. Musgrave, Lord Fanshaw, Colonel
Reames, Sir John Shaw, Mr. Henley, Sir Tho. Allen, Mr.
Buller, Colonel Jonathan Trelawney, Mr. Attorney of the
Duchy, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Morice, Mr. Yorke, Sir Cha.
Harbord, Mr. Jones, Sir John Fredrick, Captain Garway,
Sir Sol. Swale, Sir John Talbot, Sir Roger Bradshaigh,
Colonel Williams, Sir Tho. Tompkins, Mr. John Trelawney, Sir John Rouse, Lord Richardson, Sir Rich.
Oatley, Mr. Kent, Sir Rich. Braham, Sir Edm. Pooley, Sir
Edm. Pye, Mr. Jay, Mr. Spry, Sir Abraham Cullen, Mr.
Walden, Sir Edw. Walpoole, Mr. Hungerford, Mr. Westphaling, Sir Geo. Downing, Sir John Newton, Colonel
Windham, Sir Tho. Fanshaw, Sir John Holland, Lord
Bruce, Sir Tho. Proby, Mr. Whorwood; or any Five of
them: And they are to meet in the Speaker's Chamber
To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon: And
to send for Persons, Papers, and Records: And to
examine the Matter of the Petition; and to report the
same, and their Opinions thereupon, to the House.
Hertford, &c. Roads.
Amendments, sent from the Lords, to the Bill, sent
up from this House, for repairing the Highways within
the Counties of Hertford, Cambridge, and Huntington,
were this Day twice read; and, upon the Question, severally agreed to.
Ordered, That the Bill be amended: And the Lord
Fanshaw is to carry it back to the Lords.
Marq. of Winchester's Award.
Mr. Hungerford reports from the Committee to which
the Bill for confirming an Award made by his Majesty,
for settling the Differences between the Lord Marquis of
Winchester and his Son, was committed, several Amendments to be made, and a Proviso to be added, to the said
Bill: Which Amendments were twice read; and, upon
the Question, severally agreed to.
The Proviso was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the said Proviso be agreed to.
Resolved, That the Bill, with the Amendments and
Proviso, be agreed to.
London, &c. Streets.
Ordered, That the Committee appointed to inspect the
Act for repairing the Streets and Highways in and near
the Cities of London and Westminster; and to examine
the Matter touching Hackney Coachmen; be revived;
and do sit To-morrow, at Two of the Clock in the
Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber.
A Bill to retain his Majesty's Subjects in their due
Obedience, and to provide Remedies against the unlawful Assemblies, Conventicles, and Meetings of Sectaries,
Nonconformists, and Dissenters from the Church; was
this Day read the First time.
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read the Second time
A Petition of the Clothiers and Workers of Woolen
Manufactures of the County of Devon, and City of
Exon, was this Day read.
Resolved, &c. That a Committee be appointed to inspect the present Laws touching the Transportation of
Woolen Manufactures; and see whether the same are sufficient; and to inquire what Benefit has accrued to the
Subjects of this Kingdom, by the late Suspension of the
Patent granted to the Merchant Adventurers; and also
to consider of the Imposition designed to be laid on, by
the Hollander, on Woolen Manufactures; and, upon the
whole Matter, if they find it necessary, to bring in a Bill
to supply the former Laws, and advance the Clothing
Trade; viz. Sir James Smith, Mr. Knight, Sir Wm. Thompson, Sir Wm. Compton, Colonel Birch, Colonel Strangwayes,
Mr. Solicitor General, Sir Edm. Bowyer, Mr. Yorke, Sir
Rich. Temple, Mr. Higgons, Sir John Duncombe, Sir John
Coriton, Mr. Westphaling, Colonel Robinson, Sir Rich.
Fora, Mr. Clifford, Sir John Frederick, Mr. George, Sir
Courtney Poole, Mr. Coventry, Sir Sol. Swale, Mr. John
Vaughan, Mr. Street, Sir Tho. Strickland, Sir Cha. Harbord, Mr. Trevor, Sir Edm. Peirse, Mr. Strangwayes,
Mr. Jolly, Colonel Windham, Mr. Knollys; or any Five
of them: And they are to meet in the Speaker's Chamber, To-morrow in the Afternoon at Two of the Clock:
And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Sir Charles Harbord reports from the Committee of the
Revenue, the Opinion of the Committee, That the House
be moved to order, that all the Returns touching the
Chimney Money, be brought into the Court of Wards
Chamber: And that the Members of every County do
resort thither, on some Afternoon, to be appointed by the
House, when no Committee may sit; and there take out
the Returns of their respective Counties; and consider
the same; and make a Judgment of the Defects in those
Returns; and what each respective County may probably
produce: And then to compare their several Observations,
and make a Computation of the Whole, to be reported
to the House, with their first Conveniency: Which
Report he delivered in at the Clerk's Table: And the
same being twice read, was, upon the Question, agreed to.
Ordered, That the Committee of the King's Revenue
do sit in the House on Saturday next, in the Afternoon;
and do proceed in the Matter touching the Chimney
Monies, according to the Report: And that no other
Committee do then sit.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That Mr. James have the Leave of this
House to go into the Country.
Ordered, That the House will, on Monday Morning
next, at Ten of the Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed upon the Bill for the
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Eight of the Clock.