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House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 27 February 1677

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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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Martis, 27 die Februarii, 1676.

Delay of a Writ.

A COMPLAINT being made, that the Sheriff of the County of Lincolne does delay the issuing out his Precept for the Electing of a Member to serve in this present Parliament, for the Town of Stamford;

Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do give Notice to the Sheriff of the said County of Lincolne, of the Complaint made against him: And that it is expected from the House, that he do expedite the said Election.

Rushout's Nat.

A Bill for Naturalization of Alice Rushout an Infant, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That this Bill be ingrossed.

Exporting Leather.

Resolved, &c. That a Bill be brought in, to revive and continue an Act for Exportation of Leather.

Resolved, &c. That a Clause be annexed to it, That Manufactures of Leather may be exported without paying any Duty.

The said Bill, To revive and continue an Act for Exportation of Leather, with the said Clause annexed to it, was accordingly brought in; and read.

Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read a Second time.

Augmenting Vicarages, &c.

A Bill for Augmentation of small Rectories and Vicarages, was read a Second time.

Resolved, &c. That this Bill be committed to the same Committee to whom the Bill concerning Simoniacal Contracts stands referred; to meet at the same Time and place to which it stands adjourned.

Bonds taken by Patrons on Presentations.

A Bill for making void the Bonds taken by Patrons from the Clerks, upon presenting them, was read.

The Question being put, That this Bill be read a Second time;

The House divided.

The Yeas go out.

Tellers, Col. Phillips, For the Yeas, 62.
Mr. Clarke,
Tellers, Sir Hen. Ford, For the Noes, 147.
Sir John Cotton,

And so it passed in the Negative.

Supply.

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

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.

Sir Richard Temple took the Chair of the Committee.

Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

Sir Richard Temple reports from the Committee of the whole House, That they had spent some Time in the Debate: And desired the Direction of the House, how they should proceed in the Business of his Majesty's Supply.

The Question being put, That Direction be given to the Committee of the whole House, That they do, in the first Place, proceed to consider the Manner of raising the Supply to his Majesty, not exceeding Six hundred thousand Pounds, for the Building of Ships;

The House divide.

The Yeas go forth.

Tellers, Sir John Talbott, For the Yeas, 183.
Mr. Sawyer,
Tellers, Sir Eliab Harvey For the Noes, 163.
Sir Cha. Sidley,

And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.

Resolved, &c. That Direction be given to the Committee of the whole House, That they do, in the first Place, proceed to consider the Manner of raising the Supply to his Majesty, not exceeding Six hundred thousand Pounds, for the Building of Ships.

Committees.

Ordered, That all Committees which were appointed to sit this Afternoon, be adjourned till Thursday next in the Afternoon, at Three of the Clock; to sit in the Places formerly appointed.

Supply.

Resolved, &c. That this House will, on Friday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Morning, resolve into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed in the Consideration of the Manner of raising of the Supply to his Majesty, not exceeding Six hundred thousand Pounds, for the Building of Ships.

And then the House adjourned till Thursday Morning next, Eight of the Clock.