House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 13 December 1666

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, 13 Decembr. 18 Car. IIdi.


Committees added.

ORDERED, That Sir Wm. Doyley, Sir Humfry Wynch, Sir Richard Francklyn, Mr. Marvell, Sir Antho. Irby, Mr. Owen, Mr. Swynfen, Sir Thom. Wendy, Mr. Daniell, Mr. Langherne, Mr. Packer, be added to the Committee of Naturalization.

Sherley's Estate.

A Bill for confirming a Settlement of the Estate of Sir Seymour Sherley Baronet, was read.

Ordered, That this Bill be read a Second time Tomorrow Morning.

Poll Bill.

Sir Charles Harbord reports from the Committee appointed to bring in an Estimate, What Money may be raised on the Poll Bill, That the Committee had agreed an Estimate; and reduced it into Writing: Which he read in his Place; and after, delivered the same in at . . Clerk's Table: Which was twice read.

Canary Patent.

Ordered, That it be referred to Serjeant Charlten, Mr. Pryn, Mr. Swynfen, Mr. Edw. Seymour, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Thom. Gower, Sir Robert Howard, Mr. Comptroller, Sir Geo. Downing, Sir John Knight, Sir John Heath, Sir Charles Harbord, Mr. Scawen, Sir Thom. Meres, Sir Richard Temple, Colonel Kirkby, Colonel Birch, Sir Robert Atkins, Mr. Waller, or any Five of them, to prepare and draw up Reasons, to be given at a Conference with the Lords, upon the Matter concerning the Patent of the Canary Company; and to search the Precedents, and see what Methods and Course has been formerly used in Cases of this Nature: And they are to meet at Three of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber.

Regulating the Press.

Ordered, That the Report from the Committee to which the Matter concerning Printing was referred, be heard on Tuesday next.

Irish Cattle.

Sir Robert Carr reports, That the Lords had agreed to a Conference upon the Amendments, sent down, to the Bill concerning Irish Cattle, To-morrow, Ten of the Clock, in the Painted Chamber.

Publick Accompts.

An ingrossed Bill for taking the Accompts of publick Monies was read.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill do pass: And that the Title shall be, An Act for taking the Accompts of publick Monies.

Moseley's Petition.

A Petition of Edward Moseley Esquire being tendered;

Ordered, That the Petition of Edward Moseley Esquire be read on Saturday next.

And then the House adjourned till Three of the Clock this Afternoon.

Post Meridiem.

Poll Bill.

AN ingrossed Bill for raising Part of One million Eight hundred thousand Pounds Supply for his Majesty by a Poll was read.

And several Amendments, upon the Question, agreed, and made Part thereof, at the Table;

Resolved, &c. That the Bill do pass: And that the Title shall be, An Act for raising Monies by a Poll, and otherwise, towards the Maintenance of the present War.