Die Jovis, 3 Januarii, 18 Car. IIdi.
ORDERED, That the Bill for Sale of an House
in Cheswicke, for Payment of the Debts of Edw.
Russell Esquire, deceased, be read the Second time
Mr. Ford reports from the Committee to which the
Bill for settling an Estate, in Trust, for the Benefit of
Mrs. Pride, and her Children, was committed, some
Amendments agreed to be made to the Bill: Which he
read in his Place; and after, delivered the same in at the
Clerk's Table: And the Amendments being twice read;
and, upon the Question, severally agreed;
Resolved, &c. That the Name of Serjeant Mainard be
struck out of the several Places of the Bill.
Ordered, That the Bill, with the Amendments agreed
to, be ingrossed.
Ordered, That the Bill for rebuilding the City of
London, be read To-morrow Morning.
Sir Robert Howard reports from the Conference had
with the Lords upon the Matter of taking the Accompts
of publick Monies, That the Lord Anglesey acquainted
them, That the Lords had formerly agreed to a Committee of both Houses; but found no Precedent for such
Committee to be impowered to take Oaths: But, as to a
Bill, they found that an Extraordinary Way; and that
there was no Necessity for it: But had thought on an Expedient, which might conduce to the Business, and make
it as effectual as a Bill: And had drawn a Petition to his
Majesty (to which his Majesty had sent his Answer) for
a Commission to issue for taking the Accompts on
Oath: A Copy of which Petition, and his Majesty's
Answer, were delivered at the Conference: Which
Report he read; and after, delivered the same in at the
And the Petition and Answer being read again, and
Resolved, &c. That this Proceeding of the Lords, in
going by Petition to the King, for a Commission for
taking the publick Accompts, there being a Bill sent up
from this House, and depending before them, for taking
the Accompts in another Way, is unparliamentary and of
Ordered, That a Conference be desired with the Lords
upon the Matter of this Vote.
And that it be referred to Sir Thom. Littleton, Colonel
Sandys, Sir Thom. Meeres, Mr. Buscowen, Mr. Garraway,
Mr. Swinfen, Colonel Strangwayes, Sir Richard Temple,
Sir Robert Howard, Sir Thom. Gower, Colonel Birch, Sir
Robert Atkins, Sir Edw. Wallpoole, Mr. Pryn, Mr. Seymour,
or any Three of them to prepare and draw up Reasons for
the Conference: And they are to meet this Afternoon at
Four of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Ordered, That all Committees that are to sit this
Afternoon, except the Committee appointed to draw up
Reasons for a Conference, be adjourned till To-morrow,
Two of the Clock in the Afternoon.
Leave of Absence.
The Question being put, That Colonel Strangwaies
have Leave to go into the Country;
The House was divided.
The Yeas went forth.
Sir John Duncombe,
||For the Yeas,||78.
|Sir Lanc. Lake,
||For the Noes,
And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.
And then the . . . . adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Eight of the Clock.