Tuesday, June 16, 1657.
Mr. Fowell reported amendments to the Bill for Excise,
which were passed in gross, and ordered to be ingrossed.
Mr. Bampfield reported from the Committee for inspecting
the Revenue, (fn. 1) and how it will fall 400,000l. short of the
1,300,000l. quære infra.
Mr. Speaker left the chair and went home, and the House
was resolved into a Grand Committee (fn. 2) upon the Bill for the
Customs, and sat till night. We were all the afternoon in
the Speaker's chamber upon the Bill of Indemnity, and dispatched it: Mr. Burton in the chair. Colonel Sydenham came
and moved for a clause of indemnity for the college, seeing
the proud men sought it.
||" The treasuries of England, Scotland, and Ireland." Journals.
||"Captain Baynes took the chair." Ibid.