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 Jovis, 6 Decembris, 18 Car. IIdi.
Leave of Absence.
ORDERED, That Sir George Faunt have the Leave of this House to go into the Country.
Ordered, That Sir Thomas Tompkins and Mr. Rigby have the Leave of this House to go into the Country, after Sunday next.
Ordered, That all Committees which are discontinued, be revived; and do sit this Afternoon.
Mr. Steward reports from the Committee of the whole House, several Amendments agreed to be made, and Clauses and Provisoes to be added, to the Poll Bill: Which he read, with the Coherence; and after, delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table.
And most of the Amendments, Clauses, and Provisoes, with other Provisoes tendered and received in the House, were twice read; and, with some Alterations, upon the Question, agreed, and made thereto at the Table, were, upon the Question, severally agreed to.
A Debate being upon the Amendment for assessing the Rate where Families reside at the Time of Execution of the Act;
Resolved, &c. That it be referred to Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir John Lowther, Mr. Rigby, Sir Fran. Goodrick, Sir Thom. Osborne, Sir Thom. Meeres, Mr. Steward, Colonel Birch, Sir Phill. Warwick, Sir Wm. Coventry, Sir Edm. Wallpoole, or any Three of them, to bring in the Clause amended, upon the Debate of the House.
Resolved, &c. That the Words "Dominion of Wales, and Town of Berwick upon Tweed," be inserted, and the Words "within the Kingdom" omitted, in the several Places of the Bill where it is necessary: And that it be referred to the same Committee, or any Three of them, to see it done; and to examine the Bill, with the Amendments; and to see that the same do cohere; and that it be rightly ingrossed.
Resolved, &c. That the further Debate of the Matter on the Poll Bill be adjourned till To-morrow Morning.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.