House of Commons Journal Volume 9
17 March 1668

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 17 March 1668', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 9: 1667-1687 (1802), pp. 68. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=27087 Date accessed: 02 September 2014.


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Die Martis, 17 die Martii, 1667.

Prayers.

Monies due to the Crown.

A BILL for the better answering of Money due to Crown was read the First time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be read the Second time To-morrow Morning, when the House is full.

Encouraging Navigation.

Ordered, That the Committee to which the Matter touching Shipping and Navigation was, amongst other Matters, referred, be revived; and do sit this Afternoon; And that all the Merchant Members of this House be added to the Committee: And all that shall come are to have Voices.

Supply.

The House then resolved into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed in the further Consideration of his Majesty's Supply.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.

Mr. Steward took the Chair of the Committee.

Mr. Speaker resumed the said Chair.

Mr. Steward reports from the said Committee, that the Committee had proceeded in the Consideration of his Majesty's Supply; and, being in a serious Debate, humbly moved from the said Committee, that the House would adjourn for an Hour; and then resolve again into a Committee, to proceed in the further Consideration of his Majesty's Supply.

Resolved, &c. That the House shall be adjourned till Three of the Clock in the Afternoon; and then resolve into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed in the Matter of his Majesty's Supply.

Then the House adjourned till Three of the Clock in the Afternoon accordingly.

Post Meridiem.

Irish Land Adventurers.

ORDERED, That the Petitioners of the Adventurers for Lands in Ireland, or any assigned by them, have Liberty to have Recourse, from time to time, to the Books and Papers concerning the said Adventurers, in the Hands of Joseph Williamson Esquire, or any of the Clerks of his Majesty's Council, for Perusal of them; and to take out such Copies from them as they think fit, attested under the Hand of the said Mr. Williamson, or one of the said Clerks of his Majesty's Council: And also to peruse and take out Copies from the Records of the Court of Claims in Ireland, or any other Court of Record in Ireland.

Supply.

The House then resolved into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed in the further Consideration of his Majesty's Supply.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.

Mr. Steward took the Chair of the Committee.

Mr. Speaker resumes the Chair.

Mr. Steward reports that the said Committee, in the further Debate of his Majesty's Supply, came to this Resolution; viz.

That an additional Duty be laid on Wine at the Custom-house, towards his Majesty's Supply.

The Question being put, To agree with the Committee;

The House was divided:

The Noes went out.

Tellers,

Sir Jo. Frederick, for the Noes, 57.
Sir Jo. Knight,
Sir Robert Carr, for the Yeas, 68.
Mr. Musgrave,

And so it was Resolved in the Affirmative; That an additional Duty be laid on Wine, at the Custom . . . towards his Majesty's Supply.

Resolved, That the present Debate concerning his Majesty's Supply be adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Nine of the Clock.

Linsey Level.

Ordered, That these Persons following be summoned to attend, and give Evidence, on the First Tuesday after Easter Week, being the Thirty-first Day of March 1668, upon a Bill for settling the Draining of Linsey Level; to be then heard at the Bar of this House; viz. * * * *