Die Mercurii, 12 Decembr. 18 Car. IIdi.
A PETITION of William and Thomas Davies
Resolved, &c. That the Petition be referred to the
same Committee to which the Bill for Sale of Goring
House was committed; to examine the Matter of the
Petition; and report it, with their Opinions, to the House.
Lord Strangford's Estate.
An ingrossed Bill for enabling a Sale of Lands for
Payment of the Lord Strangford's Debts, was read.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that
the Title be, An additional Act for enabling a Sale of
Lands to pay the Lord Strang ford's Debts: And Mr.
Hardes is to carry up the Bill to the Lords.
Mr. Seymour reports from the Committee to which the
Bill for taking the Accompts of publick Monies was committed, some Amendments, agreed by the Committee,
to be made to the Bill: Which he read, with the Coherence; and delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table:
Which, being twice read, were, with some Alterations,
upon the Question, agreed to.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill, with the Amendments
agreed to, be ingrossed.
The House then resumed the further Consideration of
the Poll Bill.
And the several Lists of the Names of additional
Commissioners were twice read; and agreed to.
A Proviso, touching One Peny in the Pound only . .
be allowed for Receipts and Disbursements of publick
Monies, was twice read.
Resolved, &c. That the Proviso be agreed to; and
made Part of the Bill.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill, with the several Amendments and Additions agreed to, be ingrossed,
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Thomas Estcourt
and Sir Moundeford Brampston;
Mr. Speaker, The House of Peers have considered of
your Votes complaining of the Patent granted to the
Canary Company; which being not delivered at a Conference, with your Reasons, nor in the usual Manner of
Complaints in Parliament, their Lordships have proceeded no further therein.
Ordered, That Mr. Serjeant Mainard, Mr. Steward,
Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Thomas Meres, Mr. Pryn, and
Mr. Mallet, or any Two of them, be appointed to examine
the Poll Bill, with the Amendments; and to see that it
do cohere, and be rightly ingrossed.
Resolved, &c. That the Committee to which the Consideration of the Patent of the Canary Company was
committed, be revived; and do sit this Afternoon at
Three of the Clock; and do prepare and draw up
Reasons, to be given at a Conference with the Lords,
upon the Matter concerning the Canary Company.
Sir Robert Howard reports from the Committee appointed to prepare Reasons to be given at a Conference
with the Lords, upon the Amendments sent down from
the Lords to the Bill touching Irish Cattle, several
Reasons, agreed by the Committee: Which he opened;
and read in his Place.
And the same being, upon the Question, allowed by
Resolved, &c. That a Conference be desired with the
Lords, upon the Amendments sent down from them to
the Bill concerning Irish Cattle: And Sir Robert Carr
is to desire the Conference.
Duty on Sealed Paper.
Mr. Spry reports from the Committee to which it was
referred to bring in an Estimate, What the Imposition on
sealed Paper and Parchment might amount to, and to
prepare and bring in a Bill for assessing and collecting
that Duty, That the Committee had agreed an Estimate;
and prepared a Bill, according to the Direction and
Order of the House: Which Estimate he read in his
Place; and opened the Bill; and after, delivered both
in at the Clerk's Table.
The Question being put, That the Estimate reported
from the Committee be now read;
The House was divided.
The Yeas went out.
Sir Edm. Pooley,
||For the Yeas,
|Sir John Talbott,
|Sir Thomas Littleton,
||For the Noes,
And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.
And the Estimate was read.
The Question being put, That the Bill for raising Part
of the One million Eight hundred thousand Pounds
Supply for his Majesty, by an Imposition on sealed
Paper and Parchment, be now read;
It was resolved in the Affirmative.
And the Bill was read.
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read the Second time
on Friday next.