Jovis, 27 Junii, 1678.
SIR Thomas Stringer reports from the Committee to
whom the Bill concerning the Pawnbrokers was recommitted, That the Committee had considered of the
said Bill; and agreed upon some Amendments: 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, severally agreed.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill, with the Amendments
agreed to, be ingrossed.
An explanatory Bill, touching the Prohibiting of
French Commodities, was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed, upon the
Debate of the House, to Sir John Trevor, Sir Rob.
Holmes, Mr. Papillon, Sir Sam. Barnardiston, Sir Hen.
Ford, Mr. Swinfen, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Tho. Littleton,
Sir Geo. Downing, Mr. Spry, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Mr.
Eyres, Mr. Wright, Sir Rob. Howard, Mr. Williams, Sir
Jon. Trelawney, Mr. Westfaling, Sir Wm. Thompson, Mr.
Chency, Sir John Norton, Sir Rob. Dillington, Sir John
Mallet, Colonel Werden, Sir Gilb. Gerrard, Sir Rob.
Southwell, Sir Gilb. Talbot, Mr. Greenvile, Sir Jon. Trelawney, Alderman Love, Sir John Knight, Mr. Burlace,
Sir John Werden, Sir Edw. Deering, Sir John Ernle, Sir
Rob. Sawyer, Mr. Darcy, Sir Ra. Cole, Sir Fr. Rolles, Mr.
Henley, Sir Rich. Temple, Sir John Holmes, Sir John Burlace, Mr. Mallett, Sir Edm. Windham, Sir Phil. Howard,
Sir John Talbot, Mr. Newport, Mr. Collingwood, Mr. Powle,
Sir Adam Browne, Sir John Barnaby, Sir Rich. Everard,
Sir Tho. Lee, Sir Tho. Meeres, Sir Trev. Williams, Mr.
Browne, Sir John Bramston, Mr. King, Sir John Pettus,
Sir Tho. Clerges, Sir Tho. Mompesson, Sir Rob. Thomas,
and all the Members that serve for the Out-ports: 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.
An Act for raising a Supply, not exceeding Four
hundred and Fourteen thousand Pounds, was read the
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be read a Second time.
A Bill for granting an additional Duty upon Wine,
was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House.
A Petition of George Toriano, and others, Merchants,
trading in Wine, was read.
Resolved, &c. That the said Petition be referred to the
Consideration of the same Committee.
Conference desired with Lords.
Ordered, That Sir Hen. Ford do go up to the Lords,
to desire a free Conference upon the Subject Matter of
the last Conference.
Sir Hen. Ford acquiants the House, That the Lords
had agreed to a free Conference To-morrow at Eleven
of the Clock, in the Painted Chamber, upon the Subject Matter of the last free Conference.
Ordered, That Sir Robert Sawyer be added to the
Persons appointed to manage the Conference: And that
the Serjeant at Arms do give him Notice thereof, that he
may prepare himself.
Resolved, That this House will, To-morrow Morning,
at Ten of the Clock, resolve into a Committee of the
whole House, to take into Consideration the Bill for
granting an additional Duty upon Wines.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Eight of the Clock.