House of Commons Journal Volume 9
21 June 1678

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 21 June 1678', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 9: 1667-1687 (1802), pp. 502-503. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=27645 Date accessed: 30 September 2014.


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Veneris, 21 die Junii, 1678.

Sowing Hemp and Flax.

A BILL for Encouragement of the Sowing of Hemp and Flax, was read the First time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be read a Second time.

Removal of Suits.

Sir Hen. Ford reports from the Committee to whom the Bill to prevent Removal of Suits, was committed, several Amendments agreed by the Committee, to be made to the Bill: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were twice read; and, upon the Question, agreed.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill, with the Amendments agreed to, be ingrossed.

Stannary Laws.

A Petition of the Inhabitants of Fowymore in the County of Cornwall was read.

Resolved, &c. That the said Petition be referred to the Consideration of the Committee to whom the Bill concerning the Stannary Laws, is committed.

Burying in Woollen.

The House then took into Consideration the Report from the Committee to whom the Bill sent from the Lords, intituled, An Act for burying in Woollen, was committed: And the Amendments, being twice read, were, upon the Question, agreed.

And the Bill, with the Amendments, being read a Third time:

Resolved, &c. That the Bill, with the Amendments, do pass: And that the Title be agreed: And that Sir George Downing do carry up the Bill, with the Amendments, to the Lords for their Concurrence.

St. Martin's in the Fields Church.

Ordered, That the Bill for erecting a new Parochial Church in the Parish of St. Martin's in the Fields, be read on Tuesday Morning next, after Ten of the Clock.

Westbury Election.

Resolved, &c. That the Report, concerning the Election for the Borough of Westbury, be now received.

Sir Tho. Meeres reports from the Committee of Privileges and Elections, the State of the Case upon the Election for the Borough of Westbury in the County of Wilts; and that the Committee had agreed upon a Vote: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same was read; and is as followeth; viz.

Resolved, &c. That Henry Bertie Esquire is duly elected to serve in this present Parliament for the Borough of Westbury in the County of Wilts.

The Question being put, To agree with the Committee;

The House divide.

The Noes go forth.

Tellers, Mr. Windham, for the Yeas, 162.
Mr. Collingwood,
Tellers, Mr. Garraway, for the Noes, 106.
Sir Walt. St. John,

And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.

Supply.

The House then resolved into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed further in the Consideration of the Matters to them referred.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.

Sir John Trevor took the Chair of the Committee.

Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

Sir John Trevor reports from the said Committee, That they had taken the Matter into Consideration, and agreed upon a Vote: Which he read in his Place; and afterwards delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table; and humbly moved, from the said Committee, That they may have Leave to sit again To-morrow.

And the Vote, being read at the Clerk's Table, was, upon the Question, agreed; and is as followeth;

Resolved, &c. That a Supply, not exceeding the Sum of Four hundred and Fourteen thousand Pounds, shall be granted to his Majesty, for paying off the extraordinary Charge of the Navy and Ordnance; and for paying the Princess of Orange's Portion; and for the repayment of the Two hundred thousand Pounds, borrowed upon the Credit of the additional Excise.

Ways and Means.

Resolved, &c. That the House will, To-morrow Morning, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the Manner of raising the Supply given to his Majesty, for paying off the extraordinary Charge of the Navy and Ordnance; and for paying the Princess of Orange's Portion; and for repaying the Two hundred thousand Pounds, borrowed upon the Credit of the additional Excise.

No further Supply this Session.

Resolved, &c. That the People be charged with no more Money this Session of Parliament.

Committees.

Ordered, That all Committees, which were to sit this Afternoon, be adjourned.

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