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 Jovis, 3 Novembris, 1670.
A BILL for settling the Manor of Millen in the County of Bucks in Trustees, for the raising Portions, and providing Maintenance for the Daughter of Robert Hamond Esquire deceased, was read.
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read a Second time on Monday Morning next.
Merchants, &c. Petition.
A Petition of several Merchants, Tradesmen, Artificers, Victuallers, and others, in and about the City of London, was read.
Resolved, &c. That the said Petition be taken into further Consideration, after the King's Business is put into a Method of Dispatch.
Ordered, That the Bill concerning Jurors, sent up to the Lords, and the Amendments sent down from the Lords, be taken into Consideration some Morning.
Ordered, That the Committee for Inspection of Bills do sit this Afternoon.
A Bill for Sale of Lands, to pay the Debts of Robert Houghton Esquire, was read.
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read a Second time.
A Bill for improving the Navigation between Boston and the River Trent was read:
But, being to lay a Toll; and brought in without Leave; For Preservation of the Orders of the House,
Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill Tomorrow Morning, for improving the Navigation between Boston and the River Trent.
Ordered, That the Committee to which the Matter concerning the Plantation Trade was committed be revived; and do sit this Afternoon.
Ordered, That all Committees which were discontinued, be revived; and do sit this Afternoon, in the Places formerly appointed.
A Petition of Robert Morley Esquire being tendered, and opened to the House;
Ordered, That the Petition of Mr. Morley be referred to the Committee of Elections, to examine the whole Matter in Difference concerning the Election for Seaforth; and to report it, with their Opinions, to the House.
Estimates and Accounts.
Sir Thomas Meeres reports from the Committee appointed to inspect the Lists of his Majesty's Debts, the Estimate of the Charge of the Navy, and Accounts delivered in to the House from the Lords Commissioners of the Treasury, and Treasurers of the Navy, the State of the Proceedings of the Committee, as far as the Time will give them Leave: Which, being in Writing, in several Papers, were opened; and read to the House, in Order: And after delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table.
The House then resolved into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed in the Consideration of his Majesty's Supply.
Mr. Speaker leaves the Chair.
Sir Robert Atkins takes the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumes the Chair.
Sir Robert Atkins reports from the said Committee, That they had made some Progress in the Consideration of his Majesty's Supply; but, as yet, had no particular Matter to report to the House.
Resolved, That the House will resolve into a Committee of the whole House To-morrow Morning Ten of the Clock, to proceed in the further Consideration of his Majesty's Supply.
Ordered, That all Committees that were to sit this Afternoon, be adjourned till To-morrow Two of the Clock in the Afternoon.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.