Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 8, 1660-1667. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Mercurii, 5 die Februarii, 14 Car. Regis.
A BILL for confirming the Will of William Revely, was this Day read the First time.
A Bill for to restrain the Exportation of Leather, and Raw Hides, out of the Realm of England, was this Day read the First time.
Resolved, That the same be read again, the Second time To-morrow Morning.
Foreign Wool Cards.
An ingrossed Bill against importing of foreign Wool Cards, Card Wire, or Iron Wire, was this Day read the Third time.
The Question being put, That these Words, "for making of Wool Cards," be struck out of the Bill;
Resolved, in the Negative.
Resolved, That the said Bill do pass.
Resolved, That the Title of the Bill shall be, An Act against importing of foreign Wool Cards, Card Wire, or Iron Wire.
And Mr. York is to carry up the said Bill to the Lords.
Gold and Silver Wire.
Ordered, That the Bill for Gold and Silver Wire, and Ingots, be read To-morrow Morning.
Stodscombe, &c. Manors.
Ordered, That the ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, for discharging the Manors of Stodscombe, and other Manors in Devon, from a Trust of One hundred and Fifty Years, under the Earls of Exeter, Bridgewater, and Bullingbrooke, be read the Third time To-morrow Morning.
A Bill for confirming Three Acts therein mentioned, was this Day read the Third time.
Resolved, That the same pass.
Resolved, That the Title of the said Bill shall be, An Act for confirming of three Acts therein mentioned.
And Mr. Crouch is to carry up the said Bill to the Lords.
Serjeant Charleton reports from the Committee of Privileges and Elections, That Mr. Robert Hunt having preferred his Petition against the Election of Mr. Dunster, who sits in this House as Burgess for Ilchester, had not prosecuted his Petition; and the Opinion of the Committee, That Mr. Hunt's Petition be dismissed.
Resolved, upon the Question, That this House doth agree with the Committee, That Mr. Hunt's Petition be dismissed.
Clithero Return amended.
The Clerk of the Crown's Deputy this Day brought to the Clerk's Table the Return for Clithero; and raised thereout the Name of Sir Ralph Ashton Baronet, and inserted the Name of Ambrose Pudsey Esquire.
Relief of Loyalists.
A Bill for the Relief of poor and maimed Officers and Soldiers, was this Day read the Second time.
Resolved, That the same be committed to the Committee which, by the Order of the Twenty-seventh of November last, were appointed to consider, and propound to this House, such Ways as they shall think fit, for a further Supply, Reparation, and Ease, of his Majesty's loyal and suffering Subjects, who have faithfully and constantly served his Majesty, or his Royal Father: And it is specially recommended to the said Committee, to take care that Provision be made by this Bill, that Quarterly Accompts of the Disposition of the Monies to be thereby raised, be posted up at the respective Quarter Sessions.
Ordered, That the Bill for Wastes and Commons be read To-morrow.
Great Level of Fens.
The further Debate of the Business touching the Interest of Colonel Sandys, and Sir William Tirringham, in the Great Level of the Fens, called Bedford Level, being by the Order of First of February instant, adjourned till this Day: At which Time the House appointed to proceed to deliver their Judgments therein;
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Committee to whom both the Bills concerning the Great Level of the Fens, called Bedford Level, are committed, do consider of both Bills; and provide that the Works may be maintained; and do insert the Names of Colonel Sandys and Sir William Tirringham, and the other Persons who have the like Claim, into the Bill; and do preserve their Rights; and do erect a Court of Judicature, to give Recompence where they shall see Cause.
Resolved, further, upon the Question, That the Committee take care, that, by the Bill, Colonel Sandys, and Sir William Tyrringham, may be put into Possession of such Part of the Level as was set out of the Lots of Sir Miles Sandys and Sir Thomas Tyrringham, according to their several Interests, under the Fourteenth Part Deed.
Ordered, That the Name of Lovis Carterett, Daughter of the Right honourable Sir George Carteret, Vice Chamberlain to his Majesty, be inserted into the Bill for Naturalization.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, at Eight of the Clock.