Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Die Veneris, 1 Maii, 1668.
MR. Street reports from the Committee to which the Bill for enabling Mr. Fowler to receive the Rents and Profits of certain Lands in the Counties of Salop and Stafford, during the Infancy of Francis Leveson, was committed, some Amendments agreed to be added to the Bill: Which being twice read; and, upon the Question, agreed; but it being moved on the Behalf of Sir Richard Temple, who is concerned in point of Interest, that he might be heard at the Bar, before the Bill passed;
Ordered, That Sir Richard Temple be heard by his Counsel at the Bar of this House, as to his Claim in the Estate mentioned in the Bill concerning Mr. Fowler, on Monday next.
Supply Bill; Wine Duties, &c.
Mr. Vaughan reports from the Committee appointed to bring in a Clause to be added to the Bill for his Majesty's Supply, a Clause agreed by the Committee: Which he read in his Place, and after delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Which was twice read: And an Amendment, as to such who shall lend Money on the Credit of the Act, to be repaid it with Interest gratis, and without any Fee, was twice read; and, upon the Question, agreed to be added, in the last Line of the Third Folio, after the Word "other."
The Question being put, That the Word "Summer" shall stand in the Bill;
It passed in the Negative.
Resolved, &c. That the Word "Year" be added in the Bill: and that "1668" be also added.
Resolved, That the Proviso, amended, be made Part of the Bill.
A Proviso was tendered, and read; for fixing a Part of the Revenue arising by Subsidy of Tonage and Poundage, for setting out a Fleet every Year.
The Question being put, That the Proviso be read the Second time.
The House divided.
The Yeas went out.
And so it passed in the Negative.
A Proviso for a Peny in the Pound only, to be allowed to the Treasurer of the Navy, for receiving and paying the Monies, was twice read; and, upon the Question, agreed to.
Another Proviso, tending to this Effect, that the Duty shall cease when the Money is raised, though it be within Two Years, was tendered, and once read; and laid aside.
A Proviso to exclude Members of this House from being Commissioners, was read.
The Question being put, That this Proviso be read the Second time;
It passed in the Negative.
A Proviso relating to the Vintners, was read; and laid aside.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill, with the Provisoes and Amendments agreed to, be ingrossed.
Ordered, That all Committees that were to sit this Afternoon, be adjourned till To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon; and to sit in the Places formerly appointed.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.