House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 2 December 1670

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Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.

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Veneris, 2 die Decembris, 1670.



ORDERED, That all Committees which are discontinued, be revived; and do sit this Afternoon, in the Places formerly appointed.

Boston Port.

Ordered, That all which come, shall have Voices at the Committee to which the Bill for Repair of Boston Haven is committed.

Lord Stafford's Estate.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir William Child and Sir Thomas Estcourt;

Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you down a Bill, intituled, An Act for confirming Agreements between the Lord Viscount Stafford and his Lady, and their customary Tenants and Copyholders; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.


The House then resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed in the further Consideration of his Majesty's Supply.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.

Mr. Seymour took the Chair of the Committee.

Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

Mr. Seymour reports from the Committee, That the Committee had several Proposals before them, for his Majesty's Supply; and humbly moved, that the House would resolve again into a Committee, To-morrow Morning, to the perfecting thereof.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth agree with the Committee, that the House be resolved into a Committee of the whole House, To-morrow Morning, to proceed on the several Proposals before them, for his Majesty's Supply; and, in the first Place, That in Writing, concerning an Imposition to be laid upon Charters and other Writeings: And then, to receive any further Propositions that may be offered, towards his Majesty's Supply.

Bulkley's Petition.

Ordered, That all Members that serve for the Cinque Ports, be added to the Committee to whom the Petition of Mr. Bulkley and others is committed.

And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.