House of Commons Journal Volume 9
8 July 1678

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 8 July 1678', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 9: 1667-1687 (1802), pp. 510-511. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=27658 Date accessed: 18 September 2014.


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Lunæ, 8 die Julii, 1678.

Prayers.

Wine Duties.

SIR John Trevor reports from the Committee of the whole House to whom the Bill for granting an additional Duty upon Wines and Vinegar, was committed, That the Committee had taken the Bill into Consideration; and made some Amendments: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were twice read; and, upon the Question, agreed.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill, with the Amendments, be ingrossed.

Executors and Administrators.

Mr. Mallet reports from the Committee to whom the Bill, sent from the Lords, intituled, An Act for the better Enabling of Creditors to recover their Debts of Executors, and Administrators of Executors, in their own Wrong, was committed, several Amendments agreed by the Committee to be made to the Bill: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were twice read; and, with some Amendments made at the Clerk's Table, upon the Question, agreed.

And the Bill, with the Amendments, being read a Third time;

Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be agreed.

Taking Affidavits.

Sir John Bramston reports from the Committee to whom the Bill to prevent Abuses in taking Affidavits in the Country, was committed, several Amendments agreed by the Committee to be made to the Bill: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were twice read; and, upon the Question, severally agreed.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill, with the Amendments, be ingrossed.

Passages to Lincolne's Inn Fields.

A Bill for opening a Passage out of Lincolne's Inn Fields into Chancery Lane, and in other Places, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir Tho. Clerges, Sir Wm. Lowther, Mr. Mallet, Serjeant Seis, Sir Tho. Allen, Mr. Westfaling, Sir Edm. Jenings, Sir Hen. Puckering, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir Wm. Thompson, Sir Walter St. Johns, Mr. Greenvile, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Sir Lan. Lake, Mr. Waller, Mr. Love, Sir John Bramston, Mr. Buscawen, Mr. Weld, Sir Rob. Thomas, Mr. Progers, Sir John Knight, Mr. Crouch, Colonel Phillips, Mr. Secretary Coventry, Sir Wm. Haward, Mr. Papillon, Mr. Jolliffe, Sir John Barnaby, Sir John Frederick, Mr. Browne, Mr. Paston, Sir Hen. Ford, Mr. Spry, Sir Edm. Windham, Mr. Williams, Mr. King, Sir John Birkenhead, Sir John Pettus, Mr. Wright, Sir Nic. Slaning, Sir Trevor Williams, Mr. Neale, Sir Tho. Mompesson, Mr. Harrison, Sir Geo. Downing, Sir Gilb. Gerrard, Mr. Whorwood, Sir Jon. Trelawny, and all the Members that serve for London, Middlesex, Surry, and Kent: And they are to inspect the former Law relating to Hackney Coachmen: And they are to inquire, what Money has been raised by the said Act, and how disposed of; and whether there has been more than the Five Pounds per Annum taken for licensing any Hackney Coachman: And they are to meet To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber.

Exporting Wool.

Mr. Treby reports from the Committee to whom the Bill to prevent the Transportation of Wool, was committed, several Amendments, and a Clause agreed by the Committee to be made and added to the Bill: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were twice read: And all the Amendments, except the Amendment in that Part of the Bill which relates to Rumney Marsh, in which the House did not agree . . . .

The Clause to be added to the said Bill being twice read;

The Question being put, To agree to the said Clause;

The House divide.

The Noes go forth.

Tellers, Sir Rob. Sawyer, For the Noes, 44.
Sir Rich. Temple,
Tellers, Sir Fr. Rolles, For the Yeas, 76.
Mr. Mann,

And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill, with the Amendments, be ingrossed.

Supply Bill; Land Tax.

An ingrossed Bill for raising a Supply, not exceeding Four hundred and Fourteen thousand Pounds, was read the Third time.

Lords reminded of Bills.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act for granting a Supply to his Majesty of Six hundred Nineteen thousand Three hundred Eighty-eight Pounds Eleven Shillings and Nine-pence, for disbanding the Army, and other Uses therein mentioned: And that Sir John Trevor do carry up the Bill to the Lords for their Concurrence: And that he do remind the Lords of the Bill, intituled, An Act for Encouragement of the Woollen Manufactures; and of the Bill, intituled, An Act for reviving and continuing a former Act, intituled, An Act for giving Liberty to buy and export Leather, and Skins tanned or dressed.

And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.