Die Sabbati, 7 Martii, 1667.
A BILL on the Behalf of Sir John Cutts, for the
Explanation of a former Act for the Draining of the
great Level of the Fens, called Bedford Level, was read.
Ordered, That this Bill be read the Second time on
Thefts and Robberies.
Sir Thomas Clergis reports from the Committee to
which the Bill to prevent Thefts and Robberies, was
committed, Amendments agreed by the Committee to
be made to the Bill: Which he read, with the Coherence;
and after delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table:
And several of the Amendments were twice read; and,
upon the Question, agreed to.
The Clause, which, by way of Amendment, is tendered
to be made Part of the Bill, being once read; but being
long, and likely to take up Time in Debate;
Resolved, That the Second Reading, and Debate, of
the said Clause, be adjourned till Tuesday Morning.
Ordered, That the Bill concerning the Post Office be
read on Monday Morning.
Ordered, That Sir Nicho. Carey and Sir Wm. Lowther
be added to the Committee appointed to assist Sir Charles
Harbord, in his Report concerning Lands alienated from
Dr. Wharton's Estate.
Ordered, That the Bill concerning Dr. Wharton be
read on Monday Morning.
The House then resolved into a Committee of the
whole House, in order to the Consideration of the Motion
made for a Supply for the King's Majesty.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Seymour took the Chair.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Mr. Seymour reports, That the Committee had debated
several Proposals; but, as yet, came to no Resolution:
And humbly moved, that the House would resolve into a
Committee on Monday Morning, to take the Manner of
his Majesty's Supply into Consideration; and that the
Committees relating to the Supply do sit this Afternoon,
to expedite their Report.
Resolved, That this House will resolve into a Committee on Monday Morning, to take the Manner of his
Majesty's Supply into Consideration.
Ordered, That the Committees relating to his Majesty's
Supply do sit this Afternoon, and expedite their Report.
Ordered, That the Committee to which the Bill concerning Hearth-money is committed, have Leave to sit
this Afternoon: And that all other Committees be adjourned till Monday in the Afternoon.
Ordered, That the further Hearing of the Cause upon
the Petition of John, Mary, and Dorothy Stonehouse, be
adjourned till Tuesday Morning next.
And then the House adjourned till Monday
Morning, Eight of the Clock.