Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 8, 1660-1667. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Die Sabbati, 11 Aprilis, 15 Car. IIdi Regis.
A BILL to enable John Robinson to sell and dispose Lands, for Payment of Debts, and making Provision for his Wife, and younger Children, was read the First time.
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read the Second time on Monday next.
A Bill for Improvement of Wastes was this Day read.
Marq. of Winchester's Award.
A Petition of the Lord Edward Paulet was this Day read.
Resolved, &c. That this Petition be referred to the same Committee to which the Bill for confirming an Award, made by his Majesty, for settling the Differences between the Lord Marquis of Winchester, and the Lord St. John, was committed.
A Bill for the better Observation of the Lord's Day, was this Day read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed to Sir Hen. North, Colonel Robinson, Sir John Newton, Mr. Thurbane, Mr. Pepis, Sir Robert Atkyns, Sir Bain. Throckmorton, Mr. Daniell, Mr. Gaudy, Mr. Crouch, Sir Wm. Smith, Sir John Talbot, Serjeant Maynard, Sir Nich. Steward, Sir Wm. Lowther, Mr. Swinfen, Mr. Boscowen, Sir John Brampston, Sir John Dawney, Mr. Clifford, Mr. York, Mr. Attorney of the Duchy, Lord St. John, Sir Edw. Walpoole, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir John Birkinhead, Colonel Strangways, Sir Clifford Clifton, Mr. Strangwayes, Mr. Culleford, Sir Edm. Peirce, Colonel Lane, Mr. Lutterell, Sir Hen. Newton, Mr. Hungerford, Mr. Hatton, Colonel Robinson, Colonel Reames, Sir Phil. Musgrave, Mr. Pleadwell, Mr. George, Sir John Goodrick, Sir Tho. Littleton, Mr. Hoby, Sir Patricius Curwen, Mr. Whorwood, Mr. Wren, Mr. Pryn, Sir Hum. Winch, Colonel Robert Phillips, Sir Tho. Allen, Mr. Vaughan, Sir Tho. Widdrington, Colonel Gilby, Sir Tho. Meres, Sir Rich. Wyn, Sir Rich. Temple, Colonel Windham, Sir Lanc. Lake, Mr. Mountague, Colonel Edw. Phillips, Sir Cha. Harbord, Dr. Burwell: And they are to meet on Monday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Post Office, &c.
Ordered, That Sir John Coriton, Sir Courtney Poole, Sir Hen. North, Sir Phil. Musgrave, Sir John Norton, Mr. Swinfen, Colonel Wancklyn, Mr. Price, Sir Rich. Oatley, Mr. Strickland, Mr. Pepis, Sir John Norton, Sir John Roll, Lord St. John, Mr. Garraway, Mr. Pryn, Sir Hum. Bennet, Mr. Lewis, Sir Nich. Steward, be added to the Committee to which the Matter concerning the Post Office and Wine Licence is committed.
Merchants Bills, &c.
A Bill for enabling Merchants, and others, to assign Bills and Bonds, and to prevent Abuses in Shop Books and Contracts, was this Day read the First time.
The House did then resume the Debate upon the Bill for settling the Jurisdiction of the Admiralty.-
Writs of Error.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Thomas Bird and Sir Mundeford Brampston;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you down an ingrossed Bill, intituled, An Act for preventing of Abatements of Writs of Error, upon Judgments in the Exchequer: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House: And have commanded us to acquaint you, That they intend to adjourn on Tuesday next, till the Wednesday- fortnight following.-
The House then proceeded in the Debate of the Bill touching the Jurisdiction of the Admiralty.
Resolved, &c. That a Committee be appointed to prepare and bring in a Bill upon the Debates of the House, against their next Meeting after the Recess, for the expediting Maritime and Merchants Causes; viz. Mr. Solicitor General, Mr. Vaughan, Sir John Keeling, Sir John Birkinhead, Mr. Jolly, Mr. Jones, Mr. Waller, Mr. Knight, Sir John Brampston, Sir Rich. Temple, Sir Edm. Peirce, Sir Geo. Downing, Mr. Clifford, Mr. Wm. Coventry, Colonel Robinson, Sir Wm. Tompson, Sir Rich. Ford, Sir Rich. Browne, Mr. Geo. Mountague, Sir Robert Atkyns, Dr. Burwell, Sir Edw. Walpoole, Mr. Pryn, Sir Cha. Hussey, Mr. Hen. Coventry, Sir Tho. Widdrington, Sir Cha. Harbord, Mr. Trelawney, Mr. Fowell: And they are to meet on Monday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
And then the House adjourned till Monday Morning next, Eight of the Clock.