DIE Jovis, 23 Januarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
|Joh'es Sommers Miles, Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Leeds, Ds. Præses.
Comes Pembroke, Ds. Privati Sigilli.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux St. Albans.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Clifford L.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Herbert Ch.
Small Tithes, for more easy Recovery of, Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act
for the more easy Recovery of Small Tithes."
ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Saturday next.
State of the Public Accompts to be sent in.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Commissioners appointed by a late Act of Parliament to examine, take,
and state, the Public Accompts of the Kingdom, do
send to this House, with all convenient Speed, in
Writing, a State of the said Public Accompts.
Address for E. I. Comp. Pet. to Lords Justices, and other Papers concerning their expected Ships.
The Lord Ferrers reported from the Lords Committees appointed to consider of Papers delivered from
the Commissioners of the Admiralty, "That Application
be made to His Majesty, that the Petition of the East
India Company of the Twelfth of September last to
the Lords Justices, and the other Papers given
by them at any Time to the said Lords Justices, in
relation to their expected Ships, may be laid before
To which the House agreed; and ordered as follows;
"It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lords with White
Staves do attend His Majesty, humbly to desire His
Majesty, from this House, that the Petition of the
East India Company, the Twelfth of September last,
to the Lords Justices, and the other Papers given
by them at any Time to the said Lords Justices,
in relation to their expected Ships, may be laid before
Double Returns, &c. to prevent, Bill.
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put
into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act
to prevent false and double Returns of Members to
serve in Parliament."
After some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.
And the Earl of Bridgewater reported, "That
the Committee had made some Progress in the Bill;
and desire another Time may be appointed, for them
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in
Parliament assembled, That the House shall be put
into a Committee, to proceed on the abovesaid Bill,
precisely, To-morrow, at Eleven of the Clock, the First
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, (videlicet,) vicesimum quartum diem instantis Januarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.