House in Committee on the Bill

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WEDNESDAY, April 27, 1774.

Ordered, That the order of the day, for the House to resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, upon the Bill, be now read.

And the said order being read accordingly,

Ordered, That the Paper, intituled "Massachusetts Bay Charter, granted by King William and Queen Mary, in the third year of their reign," which was presented to the House upon the twenty-second day of January, 1740, be referred to the said Committee.

Ordered, That the several Papers which were presented to the House upon Monday last, by Mr˙ Gascoigne, be referred to the said Committee.

Ordered, That the several Papers which were presented to the House by the Lord North, upon the 7th and 11th days of March last, and the 15th and 21st days of this instant, April, be referred to the said Committee.

Then the House resolved itself into the said Committee.

Mr˙ Speaker left the Chair.

Sir Charles Whitworth took the Chair of the Committee.

Mr˙ Speaker resumed the Chair.

Sir Charles Whitworth reported from the Committee, that they had gone through the Bill, and made several amendments thereunto; which they had directed him to report, when the House will please to receive the same.

Ordered, That the Report be received to-morrow morning.