Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 8, 1660-1667. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Lunæ, 9 die Maii, 16° Car. IIdi.
A BILL for settling the Duty of Hallage for Woolen Manufactures, was read the First time.
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read the Second time To-morrow Morning.
Sir Anthony Irby reports from the Committee to which the ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, for the Sale of the Manor of Ingoldesby, and divers Lands in Ingoldesby in the County of Lincolne, for raising Portions for the Two Daughters and Coheirs of Sir William Armin the younger, deceased, was committed, That the Committee had carefully perused the Bill; and heard all Parties concerned: And found the Bill to be very just, and for the Benefit of all Parties interested; and that there was no Omission or Defect in penning the Bill: And therefore had returned the same, without any Amendments or Alteration: And delivered the Bill in at the Clerk's Table.
Ordered, That this Bill be read the Third time To-morrow Morning.
State of Trade.
Mr. Clifford reports from the Committee appointed to consider, How the Trade of the Nation may be improved and advanced, That the Committee had agreed upon a Vote, in relation to the Actions of One hundred thousand Pounds, brought by Sir Robert Carr against the late Governors of the East India Company: Which he read in his Place: And the same, being again read, was as followeth; viz.
That the Actions of One hundred thousand Pounds, for an additional Duty upon Callico, brought by Sir Robert Carr against Sir Andrew Richard, and Sir Thomas Chamberlaine, late Governors of the East India Company of Merchants, London, be represented to the House as vexatious, and a Burden and Obstruction to their Trade.
The Question being put, To agree with the Committee;
It was resolved in the Affirmative.
Ordered, That the Attorney, and such as do prosecute the Suit, on the Behalf of Sir Robert Carr, in the Exchequer, against the late Governors of the East India Company, do attend this House, to give an Account of their undue Proceedings: And that all Proceedings in the Action brought in the Name of Sir Robert Carr, be stayed.
Mr. Clifford further reports from the Committee appointed to consider, How the Trade of the Nation may be improved and advanced, That the Committee, upon further Examination, had found out several other Wrongs and Depredations done by the Dutch to Sir William Courteene, and others: Of which he delivered in a Particular, in Writing, agreed by the Committee to be reported to the House.
Ordered, That the Particulars, reported from the Committee of Trade, be added to the former Exhibits; upon which the Vote of the Committee, touching the Depredations done by the Dutch, was grounded: And that the several Papers and Exhibits touching this Matter, be delivered to Mr. Secretary Bennett, for the Use of his Majesty.
An ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, for the Making of the Church erected at Falmouth, a Parish Church, and no Part of the Parish of Gluvias, or Chapelry of St. Budock, was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed to Sir William Killigrew, Mr. Pryn, Sir John Coriton, Sir Court. Poole, Colonel Robinson, Sir Rich. Braham, Sir Francis Goodrick, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Buscawen, Mr. Seymour, Sir Winston Churchill, Sir Edm. Peirse, Mr. Hungerford, Mr. Spry, Sir Cha. Harbord, Colonel Reames, Colonel Arundell, Sir Wm. Lowther, Colonel Windham, Sir Peter Killigrew, Mr. Clifford, Sir Rich. Onslow, Sir Rowland Berkley, Sir Solo. Swale, Sir Job Charleton, Sir John Covert, Sir Clifford Clifton, Sir Wm. Stroude, Sir Anth. Irby, and all the Members that serve for the Counties of Cornewall and Devon: And they are to meet in the Speaker's Chamber, this Afternoon, at Two of the Clock: And to summon and hear all Parties concerned: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Ordered, That these Members following be added to the Committee to whom the Bill for regulating the Company of Painter Stainers was committed; viz. Mr. Geo. Mountague, Sir Solo. Swale, Sir John Rouse, Sir John Shaw, Sir Fra. Goodrick, Sir Wm. Killigrew, Sir Anth. Irby.
A Petition in the Name of the old Patentees for Retailing of Wine, was read; and, being irregular, laid aside.
An ingrossed Bill for uniting Parishes, and for Increase of the Maintenance of Ministers, in Cities, Towns Corporate, and Market Towns, was read.
A Proviso for Preserving of the Church Yards for Burying Places, was twice read.
The Question being put, That this Proviso be read the Third time;
It passed in the Negative.
The Bill being debated;
The Question being put, That the further Debate of this Bill for the uniting Parishes, and for Increase of the Maintenance of Ministers, in Cities, Towns Corporate, and Market Towns, be adjourned till Ten of the Clock To-morrow Morning;
It was resolved in the Affirmative.
Amendments, sent from the Lords, to the Bill for the collecting the Duty arising by Hearth Money, by Officers to be appointed by his Majesty, were twice read; and, upon the Question, severally agreed to; and read a Third time.
Resolved, &c. That the Amendments agreed to, be inserted in the Bill; and the Bill sent back to the Lords.
Ordered, That all the ingrossed Bills be read the Third time, To-morrow Morning.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.