Die Jovis, 9 Aprilis, 1668.
ORDERED, That all Committees which were discontinued be revived; and do sit this Afternoon.
Six Clerk's Office.
Ordered, That the Bill for regulating the Six Clerks
Office in Chancery, be read the Second time To-morrow
A Bill for enabling Sir William Beecher and others
to perform a Trust, and raise Monies for Payment of
Debts, and providing for the younger Children of Richard
Taylor Esquire, deceased, was read.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be read the Second time
Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill for
bringing down the Price of Timber.
Col. Birch reports from the Committee to which the
Bill for regulating the Trade of Silk-throwing, was committed, some Amendments agreed by the Committee to
be made to the Bill: Which he opened: And the Amendments being twice read, and, upon the Question, agreed to;
Resolved, &c. That the Bill, with the Amendments
agreed to, be ingrossed.
Ordered, That the Bill for confirming Leases of
Church Lands be read To-morrow Morning.
Ordered, That the Report concerning Yarmouth Pier
be made on Saturday Morning next.
Ordered, That the Bill concerning the Forest of Deane
be read To-morrow Morning.
Thefts and Robberies.
Ordered, That the Bill concerning Robberies be read
Supply Bill; Wine Duties, &c.
The House resolved into a Committee of the whole
House, upon the Bill for his Majesty's Supply.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Steward took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumes the Chair.
Mr. Steward reports, that the Committee had made
some further Progress in the said Bill; and humbly moved,
that the House would resolve into a Committee of the
whole House To-morrow Morning.
Resolved, &c. That the House will resolve into a
Committee of the whole House To-morrow Morning, to
proceed in the further Consideration of the Bill concerning
his Majesty's Supply.
Ordered, That Sir Jefferey Shackerly, Sir Adam Browne,
Sir Roger Bradshaigh, be added to the Committee to
which the Petition of the Creditors of Sir Thomas Dawes
Miscarriages of the War.
Mr. Wren, by Command of his Royal Highness the
Duke of Yorke, imparts to this House a Letter, sent to
his Highness, from Sir John Harman, of his Arrival in
the Downs; and desiring his Highness' Direction how to
dispose of the King's Ships that were with him: And
that the Duke had thereupon ordered him to bring the
Ships to the Buoy in the Nore; and then to hasten to
Town, in order to his Examination as to Miscarriages in
the late War; having sent him the Order of this House
to that Purpose.