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 Mercurii, 26 Sept. 18 Car. IIdi.
A PETITION of the Lord Fitzwilliams was read. Ordered, That this Petition be referred to the Committee of Privileges and Elections.
Importing Cattle, &c.
A Bill against the Importation of Foreign Cattle and Fish, was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the said Bill be committed to Mr. Pryn, Mr. Seymour, Mr. Mallet, Sir Wm. Lewis, Sir Thom. Gower, Colonel Strangwaies, Sir Edw. Masters, Sir Thom. Higgons, Sir Thom. Tompkins, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Sir Wm. Coventry, Colonel Sandys, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Anthony Irby, Mr. Solicitor General, Mr. Coventry, Sir Thom. Allen, Sir John Holland, Sir Solom. Swale, Mr. Whorwood, Sir Jo. Morley, Sir Fran. Lawley, Sir Richard Wyn, Sir John Goodrick, Mr. Crouch, Colonel Birch, Sir Richard Temple, Sir Robert Barnham, Mr. Pepis, Mr. Sandys, Sir Thom. Littleton, Mr. Garraway, Sir John Monson, Sir Thom. Strickland, Mr. Lovelace, Sir Wm. Hickman, Mr. Morris, Sir Francis Goodrick, Sir Edw. Massey, Sir Thom. Clifford, Sir Roger Bradshaw, Colonel Whitley, Mr. Wyn, Sir John Knight, Colonel Phillips, Colonel Reames, Sir Robert Atkins, Sir Robert Carr, Mr. Waller, Sir Nico. Carew, Sir Phill. Musgrave, Sir Jo. Harrison, Sir Richard Braham, Lord Castleton, Sir Edm. Wallpoole, Lord Fanshaw, Mr. Musgrave, Sir Edm. Pooley, Mr. Ashburnham, Colonel Kirkby, Mr. John Trevor: And all the Members that come are to have Voices: And they are to meet on Friday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Exchequer Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Sir Phillip Warwick acquaints Mr. Speaker, That he had several Papers in his Hands, which were very necessary, by way of Charge, to introduce the Publick Accompt; and were heretofore transmitted from the Lord Treasurer to his Majesty: Which he opened, and read to the House, in his Place; and after, delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table.
Sir George Carteret, Treasurer of the Navy, produces a Book of Accompt of the Publick Monies, by way of Charge and Discharge: Part of which he read to the House; and delivered the Book in at the Clerk's Table.
Colonel Legg, Lieutenant of the Ordnance, produces his Book of Accompt; and opened, In what Manner the Accompt was stated; and delivered his Book in at the Clerk's Table.
Sir John Duncombe produces Two several Books from the Office of the Ordnance, relating to the Accompts of the Navy Stores: And, after he had opened the Manner of the Accompt, the Books were delivered in at the Clerk's Table.
Resolved, &c. That a Committee be appointed to inspect the several Accompts of the Officers of the Navy, Ordnance, and Stores.
And that it be referred to Sir Wm. Lowther, Mr. Garraway, Sir Geo. Downing, Sir Thom. Littleton, Sir John Knight, Sir Thomas Tompkins, Colonel Birch, Sir Jo. Birkenhead, Sir Hen. Wood, Sir Humfry Wynch, Mr. Jones, Mr. Hen. Coventry, Lord Allington, Mr. Whorwood, Mr. Swynfen, Sir Richard Temple, Sir Phillip Warwick, Colonel Sands, Mr. Pryn, Sir John Shaw, Mr. Pleydall, Lord Ancram, Sir Thom. Lee, Mr. Spry, Sir Wm. Tompson, Sir John Holland, Sir Robert Long, Mr. Westphaling, Mr. Edw. Seymour, Mr. Waller, Sir Thom. Clifford, Colonel Strangwaies, Sir Wm. Lewis, Sir Wm. Doyley, Sir Thom. Strickland, Sir Robert Holt, Sir Thom. Gower, Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir Edw. Massey, Sir Phill. Musgrave, Sir Robert Atkins, Mr. Jolliffe, Sir Robert Howard, Sir Wm. Coventry, Mr. Progers, Sir John Robinson, Sir Thom. Clerges, Mr. Finch, Sir Allen Apsley, Sir Abra. Cullen, Sir Richard Ford, Sir Nico. Carew, Mr. Musgrave, Sir Richard Braham, Mr. Geo. Clarke: And all the Members that come are to have Voices: And they are to meet To-morrow in the Afternoon at Two of the Clock, in the Exchequer Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records: And that the Commissioners of the Navy do, as soon as they can conveniently, bring in an Account to the Committee, of the Number of Ships and Men employed; and for what Time they were in Service.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.