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, 29 Novembris, 1667.
A BILL for the Sale of certain Manors and Lands, for Payment of the Debts, and raising Portions for the Children of John Jeremy Esquire, deceased, was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir Clifford Clifton, Lord Richardson, Sir Lanc. Lake, Mr. Westphaling, Mr. Peipes, Sir Nicho. Slaning, Sir Thomas Tompkins, Sir Anthony Irby, Sir James Thyn, Mr. Pryn, Sir Robert Brookes, Sir Edmund Windham, Col. Williams, Mr. George Probert, Sir John Brampston, Sir Francis Clarke, Mr. Coleman, Sir William Gawdy, Sir William Lowther, Mr. Morice, Sir Soloman Swale, Sir John Berkenhead, Mr. Daniell, Sir Edward Masters, Mr. Scowen, Mr. Kent, Sir Tho. Allen, Sir Edm. Pooley, Sir Rich. Oateley, Sir Hugh Windham, Mr. Grey, Sir Robert Holt, Mr. Mainard, Mr. King, and all the Members that serve for the Counties of Norfolke and Suffolke: And they are to meet on Monday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Upon a Report, made by Sir Charles Harbord, from the Committee to which the Bill concerning Highways is committed;
Resolved, &c. That the Committee to which the Bill concerning Highways is committed, have Power to bring in a Clause, to lay a Tax, to be assessed by publick Order of Sessions, for repairing the Highways in such Places where there is most need; and that they do also hear what can be offered as to Baughton Hill in Kent; and, if it be extraparochial, and not chargeable, then to consider of a Clause to make it liable, by the Bill, to contribute towards Highways.
A Bill for inclosing certain Coppices belonging to the Manor of Horton in the County of Gloucester, for Preservation and Increase of Wood and Timber was read the First time.
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read the Second time on Monday next.
Thefts and Robberies.
A Bill to prevent Thefts and Robberies was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir John Bennett, Sir Tho. Allen, Dr. Burwell, Col. Birch, Sir John Berkenhead, Sir Thomas Clergis, Sir Henry Cæsar, Sir Rich. Browne, Mr. Edward Masters, Sir George Reeves, Sir William Lowther, Col. Millward, Sir Edmund Windham, Mr. Cooke, Sir John Trot, Lord Hawley, Mr. Hobby, Mr. John Napper, Sir Thomas Bludworth, Sir Lanc. Lake, Colonel Reames, Sir John Knight, Sir Charles Wheeler, Mr. Pryn, Lord Ancram, Mr. Musgrave, Col. Sandys, Mr. Solicitor General, Sir Robert Brookes, Mr. Seymour, Serj. Mainard, Sir William Lewis, Mr. Slaninge, Mr. John Covett, Sir Charles Harbord, Sir Rowland Berkley, Mr. Jones, Sir George Probert: And all that come are to have Voices: And they are to meet on Monday next at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Bishop of Durham's Leasing.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir William Child and Sir Justinian Lewen;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have returned you a Bill, intituled, An Act to enable John Lord Bishop of Durham, and his Successors, to make Leases, for Three Lives, of certain Lead Mines; with some Amendments; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Cheats on the King.
Ordered, That it be referred to Colonel Sands, Sir Tho. Bludworth, and Mr. Love, to make further Inquiry after Cheats on his Majesty; and to assure such Persons, as shall make any considerable Discoveries of any Frauds, or Cheats on his Majesty, that they shall have the Protection of this House, and shall not be prejudiced by making such Discoveries.
The House then proceeded on the further Consideration of the Amendments to the Bill of Accompts.
The Amendment to the 24th Line of the 5th Folio being debated;
Resolved, &c. That there be a limited Sum appointed for Officers and Clerks.
Resolved, &c. That the Blank be filled up with "Two thousand Pounds."
Some Debates being had upon the Amendment, as to the Title of the Bill, and naming Commissioners;
Ordered, That the further Debate of this Matter be adjourned till Monday Morning; and that the Bill, with the Amendments, be transcribed against that Time.
General Naturalization Bill.
Ordered, That the Bill of the general Naturalization be read on Thursday next, at Ten of the Clock.
Ordered, That Mr. Hugh Boscawen, Sir Edward Wise, Mr. Jay, Mr. Edw. Boscawen, Mr.John Buller, Sir John Lowther, be added to the Committee concerning the French Merchants.
Conference with Lords.
Mr. Swenfen, Mr. Vaughan, and Sir Robert Howard, reports from the free Conference had with the Lords.
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