Jovis, 6 die Junii, 1678.
A BILL for making navigable the River Vale in the
County of Cornewall, was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Mr. Tanner, Sir John Rolles, Colonel Rolles, Sir Gervas Elwes,
Sir Hen. Ford, Mr. Mallet, Sir Trevor Williams, Sir
John Cotton, Sir Edw. Deering, Sir Tho. Allen, Mr.
Westfaling, Sir John Talbot, Sir John Knight, Sir Ad.
Browne, Mr. Wright, Mr. Spry, Mr. Buscawen, Sir John
Trevor, Colonel Birch, Sir John Mallet, Sir John Carew,
Mr. Crouch, Sir John Elwes, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir Gilbert
Talbot, Sir Tho. Mompesson, Sir Ro. Berkley, Sir John
Coryton, Mr. Daniell, Sir Ric. Temple, Mr. Mann, Mr.
Weld, Sir John Norton, Sir Wm. Haward, Mr. Osborne,
Mr. Roberts, Sir Geo. Courtop, Mr. Manaton, Mr. Hunt,
Mr. Spark, Sir Fr. Rolls, Sir Edw. Masters, Mr. Cheney,
Sir Jos. Tredenham, Sir Geo. Downing, Sir Wm. Killegrew,
Mr. Progers, Mr. Sackvile, Mr. Gwyn, Sir Fr. Clerke, Sir
Robert Cann, Sir Ric. Everard, Mr. Buller, Mr. Burlace,
Mr. Treby, Sir Fr. Drake, Mr. Rashly, Mr. Noseworthy,
Sir Arthur Harris, Sir Tho. Hatton, Colonel Titus, Mr.
Foote, Sir John Moreton, Mr. Neale, Lord Fitzharding,
Mr. Mallack, and all that serve for the Counties of Cornwall and Devon: And they are to take care, that Provision be made, that a Jury be summoned by the Justices
of the Peace, to ascertain the Damages for the Land that
is to be taken away: And they are to meet To-morrow
at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Inner Court
of Wards: And are impowered to send for Persons,
Papers, and Records.
Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill to
repeal the Law that makes it Felony to export Wool;
and to provide more effectual Remedies to prevent the
exporting it into foreign Parts.
Burying in Woolen.
A Bill for Burying in Woolen, was read the Second
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir John
Knight, Sir Lan. Lake, Sir Geo. Downing, Sir Kingsmill
Lucy, Sir Ad. Browne, Mr. Buscawen, Sir Trevor Williams, Sir Gervas Elwes, Mr. Crouch, Colonel Titus, Sir
Wm. Blacket, Mr. Browne, Sir Edw. Masters, Colonel
Birch, Serjeant Rigby, Mr. Papillon, Sir Hen. Puckering,
Sir Jos. Tredenham, Sir Edw. Deering, Mr. Norley, Sir
Hen. Ford, Serjeant Gregory, Sir Ad. Browne, Mr.
Vaughan, Mr. Wright, Sir Rob. Can, Mr. Powle, Sir
Court. Poole, Mr. Price, Mr. Love, Mr. Jones, Sir John
Mallet, Mr. Wyn, Sir John Holland, Sir John Moreton,
Sir John Barnaby, Sir George Speake, Sir Tho. Littleton,
Sir Met. Robinson, Sir John Trevor, Sir Ric. Corbet, Mr.
Burlace, Sir Tho. Meeres, Mr. Buscawen, Mr. Hopkins,
Mr. Neale, Mr. Mallet, Mr. Crouch, Mr. Mainard, Mr.
Goreing, Sir John Hotham, Sir Eliab Harvy: And they
are to meet To-morrow, at Two of the Clock in the
Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Weights and Measures.
Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill for
the more effectual putting in Execution the Law for regulating Weights and Measures.
A Bill to supply a Defect in the Will of Richard Stevens, was read the First time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be rejected.
Importing French Goods.
The House being informed, that there is a Ship, called
the Prosperous, come into the Port of Portsmouth, laden
with several French Commodities, and that there is likely
to arise a Doubt upon the Law for prohibiting French
Commodities, touching the Construction of the Word
"imported," What shall be taken to be an Importation
within the Meaning of the Act; and that there is no Reward provided by the said Act, for the Informer or Prosecutor; and that, by Reason thereof, the Offenders are
likely to escape, without being prosecuted;
Ordered, That a Committee be appointed to examine
the Matter of the said Information; and report the same,
with their Opinions, what is fit to be done therein, to the
House; and to consider of the Defects in the said Law;
and to provide Remedies to prevent the same; and present the same to the House.
And it is referred to Mr. Vaughan, Sir Wm. Coventry,
Sir Geo. Downing, Mr. Powle, Mr. May, Sir Wm. Thompson, Sir Eliab Harvy, Sir Tho. Littleton, Mr. Ro. Wright,
Sir Rich. Everard, Sir Rob. Howard, Sir John Knight, Sir
John Trevor, Sir Hen. Ford, Mr. Spry, Colonel Birch,
Sir John Covert, Sir Trevor Williams, Sir Wm. Hickman,
Sir Gilb. Gerrard, Sir Tho. Meeres, Sir Sam. Bernardiston,
Mr. Sachaverell, Sir Tho. Lee, Sir Robert Holmes, Mr.
Garraway, Mr. Love, Sir Edw. Deering, Mr. Jo. Wright,
Sir Jo. Tredenham, Sir John Mallet, Sir John Covert, Mr.
Linfeild, Sir Winston Churchill, Sir Rob. Cann, Mr. Crouch,
Sir Court. Poole, Mr. Weld, Sir Wm. Terringham, Sir Rob.
Carr, Sir John Hotham, Sir Ad. Browne, Sir Anth. Irby,
Mr. Papillon, Sir John Mallet, Mr. Cheney, Mr. Buscawen, Mr. Rashley, Sir John Ernle, Sir Ro. Berkly, Mr.
Greenvile, Mr. Mallet, Sir Rich. Temple, Sir Robert Carr:
And they are to meet To-morrow at Two of the Clock
in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And are
impowered to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Supply Bill; Disbanding the Forces.
A Bill for raising a Supply for paying and disbanding
all the Forces, raised since the Twenty-ninth of September
last, was read the First time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be read a Second time
Disposition of Grants.
A Motion being made, That a Time may be appointed,
that the Accounts of the Disbursements of the Two hundred thousand Pounds, taken up by his Majesty upon
the Credit of the Act concerning the additional Excise,
may be brought in;
And a Debate arising in the House, Whether the Accounts shall be brought in, or not;
Resolved, &c. That the Debate be adjourned till Saturday Morning next, Ten of the Clock.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Eight of the Clock.