Die Lunæ, 1 Octobris, 18 Car. IIdi.
ORDERED, That Sir Robert Long do sign the
Papers of publick Accompts, delivered in at the
Prize Goods, &c.
Ordered, That an Accompt of Prize Goods and ChestMoney be brought into the House.
A Petition of Sir Wm. Godolphin was read.
Ordered, That this Petition be referred to the Committee of Elections; to examine the Proceedings of the
Committee; and certify the Matter to the House.
A Bill for Relief of Creditors, against the Warden of
the Fleet, and Marshal of the King's Bench, was read.
Ordered, That this Bill be read the Second time Tomorrow.
Hemp and Flax.
A Bill to encourage the Planting and Sowing of Hemp
and Flax was read.
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read the Second time
on Thursday next.
Earl of Cleeveland's Estate.
A Bill to enlarge the time limited by a former Act,
for Redemption of Mortgages made by the Earl of
Cleeveland and the Lord Wentworth, was read the
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir
Richard Braham, Lord Saint John, Mr. Pryn, Sir John
Denham, Major General Egerton, Sir Norton Knatchbold,
Colonel Birch, Mr. Tayler, Sir Geo. Birkenhead, Colonel
Strangwaies, Sir Edm. Peirce, Lord Ancram, Sir Edw.
Masters, Sir Robert Bernham, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir
Solom. Swale, Mr. Geo. Mountague, Colonel Reames, Sir
Thom. Gower, Sir Thom. Tompkins, Sir Chichester Wray,
Sir Wm. Smith, Sir Jo. Bennet, Mr. Lovelace, Sir James
Smith, Colonel Sandys, Mr. Westphaling, Colonel Windham, Mr. Sandys, Sir Allen Apsley, Sir Ralph Bancks, Sir
Thom. Clerges, Sir Geo. Courthop, Sir Edm. Bowyer: And
they are to meet on Thursday next, at Two of the Clock
in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber; and to
summon and hear all Parties concerned: And to send
for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Earl of Cleveeland's Estate.
A Petition of Humfry Blake and John Sparrow was
Ordered, That this Petition be referred to the Committee to which the Bill for enlarging the Time of Redemption of Mortgages made by the Earl of Cleeveland
and the Lord Wentworth, was committed.
A Petition of Wm. Clapham, George Smith, and other
Merchants, on Behalf of themselves, and others, formerly
trading to the Canary Islands, was read.
Resolved, &c. That the Petition be committed to Mr.
Seymour, Mr. Sprye, Mr. Solicitor General, Mr. Trevor,
Sir Richard Temple, Sir Thom. Gower, Mr. Fowell, Mr.
Prideaux, Colonel Windham, Colonel Birch, Mr. Glasscock, Sir Jo. Holland, Sir Jo. Knight, Mr. Garaway, Sir
Geo. Downing, Sir Thom. Clifford, Sir Charles Harbord,
Mr. Musgrave, Sir Thom. Allen, Sir Thom. Tompkins, Mr.
Pryn, Sir Robert Atkins, Lord Allington, Sir Nico. Carew,
Sir Jo. Warre, Mr. Pepis, Mr. Waller, Mr. Coventry,
Sir Thom. Littleton, Mr. Morris, Sir Richard Braham,
Mr. Jay, Colonel Strangwaies, Sir Jo. Talbott, Sir Edw.
Seymour: And all the Members that shall come are to
have Voices: And they are to meet To-morrow at Two
of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Exchequer Chamber; and to take the Case of the Petitioners into Consideration; and to look into the Conveniency or Inconveniency of the present Corporation: And to send for
their Charter, and other Records, Papers, and Persons:
And to look into the former Laws against Monopolies;
and examine, How they are observed; and wherein it is
fit to reinforce them; and report the Matter to the
Call of the House.
Ordered, That the Calling of the House be adjourned
till This-day sevennight.
Committee of Privileges
Ordered, That Sir Edw. Thurland, Dr. Arras, Mr.
Gray, Sir Geo. Stonehouse, Mr. Jenings, Sir John Lewknor, and Sir John Morley, be added to the Committee of
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Eight of the Clock.