House of Commons Journal Volume 9
27 March 1673

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 27 March 1673', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 9: 1667-1687 (1802), pp. 278-279. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=27382 Date accessed: 23 September 2014.


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Jovis, 27 die Martii, 1673.

Prayers.

Wiseman's Estate.

THE ingrossed Bill from the Lords, of Sir Richard Wiseman, was read a Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir Richard Temple, Colonel Birch, Mr. Morrice, Sir Thomas Allen, Sir Anthony Irby, Sir John Knight, Sir Charles Harbord, Sir Philip Musgrave, Mr. Culliford, Sir Adam Browne, Sir John Bennett, Sir Anth. Irby, Mr. Morrice, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Wyn, Mr. Dalmahoy, Mr. Grey, Sir Lancelot Lake, Sir John Brampston, Sir Edw. Deering, Sir Trevor Williams, Sir John Mallett, Mr. Daniell, Sir Solomon Swale, Sir Winston Churchill, Sir Courtney Poole, Sir Edm. Windham, Sir John Fagg, Mr. Tregonwell, Lord Fanshaw, Mr. Chalmondley, Mr. Bertie, Sir Thom. Meeres, Mr. Mountague, Colonel Whitley, Lord Angier, Mr. Bain. Mainard, Sir Henry Capell, Mr. Whittaker, Lord Allington, Sir Geo. Downing, Mr. Cheney, Colonel Gilby, and all the Members of this House, that serve for Essex and Suffolke: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Two of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Hanham's Estate.

Mr. Whittaker reports from the Committee, to which the Bill to enable Sir John Hanham to sell Lands for Payment of Debts, was committed, That they had gone through the whole Bill, and found no Cause of Alteration or Amendment.

And being read a Third time;

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill do pass: And that Mr. Whittaker do carry it up to the Lords.

Rich's Marriage Articles.

Sir Charles Harbord reports from the Committee, to which the Bill to confirm Articles of Agreement, made upon the Marriage of Sir Wm. Rich Baronet, was committed, That the Committee had gone through the whole Bill, and found no Cause of Alteration or Amendment.

Which being read a Third time.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill do pass: And that Sir Charles Harbord do carry up the same to the Lords.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir John Coell and Sir Wm. Beversham;

King appoints to be attended.

Lords agree to Bills.

Mr. Speaker, The Lords have commanded us to acquaint you, that his Majesty hath appointed Three of the Clock this Afternoon, for the Committees of both Houses to attend him at Whitehall, with the Address of both Houses, for the Encouragement of the Manufactures of this Kingdom: And the House of Peers have appointed a Committee of Nine Lords for that Purpose. And that they have agreed to the Bill for enabling his Majesty to make Leases of his Lands belonging to his Duchy of Cornwall; and to the Bill for taking off Aliens Duties upon Commodities of the Growth, Product, and Manufacture of this Nation; without any Alterations.

Ordered, That these Eighteen Members following be appointed a Committee, to join with the Lords Committee in presenting the Address to his Majesty, to encourage the Manufactures of his own Dominions; viz. Mr. Powle, Sir Robert Carr, Sir Thomas Dolman, Lord Ashley, Sir Geo. Downing, Sir Thomas Littleton, Sir John Talbott, Sir Rich Temple, Sir Philip Musgrave, Sir Edw. Deering, Sir Solomon Swale, Sir Charles Harbord, Lord Hawley, Colonel Strangwaies, Mr. Chetwyn, Sir John Mounson, Sir Edw. Phillipps, Sir John Mallett.

Supply.

Ordered, That this House will not, before the Recess, admit of any new Motion concerning any further Supply.

London Streets and Sewers.

An additional Bill for the better Paving and Cleansing the Streets and Sewers in and about the City of London, was read the Third time.

A Proviso was tendered, for paving and maintaining the Streets and Passages in the Out Parishes within the Bills of Mortality; and thrice read; and, with the Addition of these Words, "or other Fence," after the Word "Waste," upon the Question, agreed to be made Part of the Bill;

Another Proviso was tendered, for rebuilding Allhallowes Church in Fenchurch-street.

The Question being put, That the Proviso be read;

The House divided.

The Yeas go forth.

Tellers,

Sir Wm. Windham, For the Yeas, 85.
Mr. Ash,
Colonel Strode, For the Noes, 64.
Sir John Mallet,

And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.

The Question being put, That the Proviso be read a Second time;

The House divided.

The Yeas go forth.

Tellers,

Sir Wm. Portman, For the Yeas, 91.
Mr. Thomas,
Lord Ashley, For the Noes, 85.
Sir John Coventry,

And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.

The Proviso was read a Second time.

The Question being put, That the Proviso be read the Third time;

It passed in the Negative.

Lords intend to sit.

A Message from the Lords, by Sir John Coell and Sir Wm. Beversham;

Mr. Speaker, The Lords have commanded us to acquaint this House, That they intended to sit this Afternoon, for Dispatch of the Business that is before them: And desire they would do so too.

Resolved, That this House doth agree with the Lords to sit this Afternoon.

London Streets and Sewers.

The House then proceeded in the Debate of the Bill . . paving and cleansing the Streets and Sewers.

The Question being put, That the Bill, and Proviso agreed to, do pass;

The House divided.

The Yeas go forth.

Tellers,

Sir Gilbert Talbott, For the Yeas, 90.
Colonel Birch,
Sir Thomas Lee, For the Noes, 115.
Mr. Garaway,

And so it passed in the Negative.

And then the House adjourned till Three of the Clock, Afternoon.

Post Meridiem.

Answer to Address.

SIR Robert Carr reports from the King, That the Committee, appointed by this House to join with the Committee of Lords, in presenting to his Majesty the Address for Encouragement of the wearing the Manufactures of his own Dominions, That the said Address was presented to his Majesty, by the Hands of the Right honourable the Lord High Treasurer of England: And that his Majesty made Answer to this Effect; That he would give all the Encouragement possible therein, both in his own Person, and those which were about him; and that, for the better effecting thereof, he had given Order to the said Lord Treasurer, that Care should be taken for the Seizing of all prohibited Goods, at the Customhouse.

Ordered, That the said Address be entered in the Journal of this House: And the same is as followeth; viz.

Most Gracious Sovereign,

WE Your Majesty's most loyal and dutiful Subjects, the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in Parliament assembled, do humbly beseech Your Majesty, that you will be graciously pleased, by your own Example to encourage the constant wearing of the Manufactures of your own Kingdoms and Dominions; and to discountenance such Persons (Men or Women in Your Court) as shall wear any Manufactures made in foreign Countries.

Thanks for Answer.

Ordered, That the humble Thanks of this House be returned to his Majesty, for his gracious Answer, touching the Encouragement of the wearing the English Manufactures: And that Sir Robert Carr do attend his Majesty with the Thanks of this House, accordingly.

Bellamy's Estate.

Mr. Mallet reports from the Committee, to which the Bill to enable Robert Bellamy to sell Lands for Payment of Debts was committed, That they had carefull . . perused the whole Bill; and found no cause of Alteration or Amendment.

And the same being read a Third time;

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill do pass: And that Mr. Mallet do carry up the same to the Lords.

Greenland, &c. Trade.

An Act for encouraging the Greenland, Eastland, and Plantation Trade, was read a Third time.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act * * * *

Selling Cattle.

The Bill for Repeal of a Clause in a former Act to prohibit Salesmen from selling fat Cattle, was read a Third time.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill do pass: And that the Title be, An Act to prohibit Salesmen from selling fat Cattle: And that Sir Geo. Downing do carry up the same to the Lords.

General Nat. Bill.

A Message from the Lords, by Mr. Barker, Clerk of the Crown;

Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent you down a Bill, intituled, An Act for Naturalization: To which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Adjournment.

The Question being put, That the House be adjourned;

The House divided.

The Noes go forth.

Tellers,

Lord Clifford, For the Yeas, 76.
Sir Adam Browne,
Sir Wm. Windham, For the Noes, 60.
Mr. Windham,

So it was resolved in the Affirmative.

And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.