Die Martis, 17 Decembris, 1667.
A PETITION of Wm. Carr, complaining against
the Lord Gerrard, was read:
Mr. Carre, being called in, did own the Petition, and
his Name subscribed to it: And one of the printed
Papers, dispersed at the Door, being shewed to him, he
did own, that they were delivered by his Direction; but
did not know, who printed it.
The Question being put, That the Petition of Wm.
Carre be committed;
The House was divided.
The Noes went out.
Sir Nicho. Carew,
||for the Yeas,
|Sir Tho. Thompkins,
|Sir Robert Holt,
||for the Noes,
|Sir Tho. Doleman,
So it passed in the Negative.
Message deferring Adjournment.
Mr. Secretary Morrice acquaints the House, that his
Majesty, taking notice, that some Bills, necessary to receive a speedy Dispatch, did yet lie before the House,
not quite finished, was pleased, the House should continue
their Sitting till Thursday next.
Trade with Scotland.
A Bill for settling the Balance of Trade between England and Scotland, was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir Phill.
Warwick, Mr. Jolly, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Tho. Gower,
Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir Solomon Swale, Col. Birch, Sir Henry
Capell, Sir Jo. Knight, Sir Henry Cæsar, Mr. King, Sir
John Talbott, Sir Geo. Downing, Mr. Crouch, Sir James
Thynn, Mr. Love, Sir Tho. Meeres, Sir Antho. Irby, Mr.
Musgrave, Sir Tho. Strickland, Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir Wm.
Thompson, Mr. Comptroller, Sir Edm. Wallpoole, Sir Jo.
Fredericke, Sir Walter Young, Sir Tho. Osborne, Sir Wm.
Coventry, Sir Allen Brodericke, Sir John Heath, Sir Jo.
Moreton, Sir Geo. Reeves, Mr. Howe, Mr. Jones, Sir Tho.
Allen, Sir Rich. Foord, Mr. Grey, Mr. Bulteele, Sir
Humphrey Winch: And they are to meet this Afternoon
at Two of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to
send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Trade between England and Ireland.
That the House will, at their next Meeting after
Christmas, take into Consideration the Matter of Trade
between England and Ireland.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Mundeford Brampston and Dr. Crofts;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have returned you the Bill
for settling the Lands therein mentioned upon Sir Richard
Wiseman, and John Plott, and their Heirs, to enable
them the better to perform a Trust; with some Amendments: To which they desire the Concurrence of this
Which Amendments were Twice read: and, on the
Question, agreed; and inserted in the Bill; and read a
Ordered, That the Bill be returned to the Lords.
Sir John Knight reports from the Committee, to which
the Bill for Encouragement of Trade, was committed, several Amendments agreed by the Committee to be made
to the Bill: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards
delivered in the same at the Clerk's Table: Which being
Twice read; and severally agreed to;
Resolved, &c. That the Bill, with the Amendments
agreed to, be ingrossed.
The ingrossed Bill for taking the Accompts of the several Sums of Money, therein mentioned, was read.
Resolved, &c. That the Blank in the Body of the Bill,
where the Oath is, (to be taken by the Commissioners) be
filled up with these Words; viz. An Act for taking the
Accounts of the several Sums of Money therein mentioned:
Which was done; and some other Blanks filled up.
Ordered, That Mr. Love, Sir Fretchvile Hollis, Sir
Robert Howard, Mr. Head, or any Two of them, have
Leave to prepare and bring in an ingrossed Proviso
(upon the present Debate) to be added to the said Bill,
against To-morrow Morning.
Mr. Comptroller having delivered in a Paper of Duplicates, of such Counties in England and Wales, as are
wanting in the Poll-money;
Ordered, That the Members of the several Counties do
take Copies of the said Paper; and take care to see the
Duplicates returned according to the Act; and give an
Account thereof to the House, at the next Sitting after
Ordered, That the Committee appointed to look into
the Act for repairing of Dover Pier, be revived; and do
sit this Afternoon at Two of the Clock, in the Place formerly appointed: And they are to send to the Trinity
House, if they see Cause.