Die Jovis, 21 Novembris, 1667.
Committee of Elections.
ORDERED, That these Members following be
added to the Committee of Elections; viz. Sir John
Bennett, Mr. Chowne, Mr. Grey, Sir Edward Bish, Sir
James Smith, Col. Millward.
Committee of Grievances.
Ordered, That the Committee of Grievances do sit
on Monday Sevennight.
A Bill for making good Recoveries suffered by George
Ordered, That this Bill be read the Second time on
Sir Charles Harbord reports from the Committee, to
which the Bill for examining and taking the Accompts of
publick Monies was committed, several Amendments
agreed to be made to the Bill: Which he read, with the
Coherence; and, after, delivered the same in at the
Clerk's Table: Which were Twice read; and all the
Amendments to the Amendment to * * Line, were
severally, upon the Question, agreed unto.
Lords desire a Conference.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir William Child, and
Sir John Coell;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords desire a present Conference
with this House, in the Painted Chamber, upon the
Subject Matter of the last Conference touching the Earl
The Messengers being again called in, Mr. Speaker
acquaints them, that the House, being in a great Debate,
would send an Answer by Messengers of their own.
Conference desired with Lords.
Ordered, That Sir Robert Howard do go up to the
Lords, to desire a Conference upon the Subject Matter
of the last Message: And that it be, at that Conference
imparted to the Lords, that the House conceives, there
was a Mistake in that last Message; for that it should
have been, for a free Conference, by the usual Course of
Proceeding between the Houses.
Sir Robert Howard reports, that the Lords had consented to a present Conference.
Ordered, That the Persons formerly appointed do
manage the Conference.
Persons to attend.
Ordered, That the French Merchants be desired to
attend To-morrow Morning, at Ten of the Clock.
Ordered, That Sir Robert Howard, Sir Thomas Meeres,
Mr. Progers, Sir John Coventry, Mr. Ratcliffe, Mr.
Brunckard, Sir Edward Thurland, Mr. Comptroller, Mr.
Pepis, Sir Charles Wheeler, Mr. Jay, Sir Henry Capell,
Mr. King, be added to the Post Office: And all that
come are to have Voices.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Eight of the Clock.