House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 15 December 1670

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

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 15 December 1670', in Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687, (London, 1802) pp. 183-184. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/commons-jrnl/vol9/pp183-184 [accessed 2 March 2024]

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Jovis, 15 die Decembris, 1670.

Prayers.

Corn and Salt Measures.

THE Bill for ascertaining Measures of Corn and Salt, was read a Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Colonel Birch, Sir Solom. Swale, Mr. Ford, Sir Adam Browne, Mr. Maynard, Colonel Reames, Sir Thom. Higgons, Sir John Fagg, Mr. Henley, Sir Thom. Hanmer, Sir Geo. Courthop, Sir John Hanmer, Mr. Pleydall, Mr. Mallet, Sir John Coventry, Sir Edw. Deering, Mr. Clerke, Mr. King, Mr. Gray, Sir Robert Carr, Lord Richardson, Sir Thom. Allen, Sir John Bennet, Sir John Brampston, Mr. Morrice, Sir John Talbott, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Sprye, Mr. Hobby, Sir John Birkenhead, Sir Char. Harbord, Sir Thom. Gower, Mr. Buscowen, Sir John Knight, Mr. Westphaling, Sir Nich. Carew, Sir Jonath. Trelawny: And all that shall come are to have Voices: And they are to meet To-morrow, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber; and to consider of the Debates of the House: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Committee of Privileges.

Ordered, That Sir Theoph. Biddulph, Mr. Langhorne, and Sir Edw. Harley, be added to the Committee of Privileges and Elections.

Silk Weaving.

A Petition of the Bailiffs, Wardens, and Assistants, of the Trade, Art, and Mystery of the Weavers of London, in behalf of themselves, and the whole Trade of Weaving, was read.

Resolved, &c. That Leave be given to bring in a Clause, on the Behalf of the Petitioners, for answering the Duties on foreign wrought Silks and Stuffs; and for the encouraging of the native Artists.

Supply.

The House then resolved into a Committee, to proceed in the 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 said Committee, that they had made a good Progress in the Consideration of his Majesty's Supply; and humbly moved, from the said Committee, that the House would resolve into a Committee of the whole House To-morrow Morning, Ten of the Clock, to proceed in the Consideration of his Majesty's Supply.

Resolved, &c. That the House be resolved into a Committee of the whole House To-morrow Morning, Ten of the Clock, to proceed in the Consideration of his Majesty's Supply: And that the Committee expedite the Consideration of the Matters before them: And to make Report of their Proceedings To-morrow.

Committees.

Ordered, That all Committees, that were to sit this Afternoon, be adjourned till To-morrow, 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.