Diary of Thomas Burton Esq: Volume 1, July 1653 - April 1657. Originally published by H Colburn, London, 1828.
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Thursday, February 19, 1656–7.
Ordered, that this House do meet and sit at eight of the clock every morning. (fn. 1)
Ordered, that the Bill for Prisoners and Creditors (fn. 2) be read the second time on Monday next.
A Bill for an assessment upon England, at the rate of 60,000l. by the month, for three months, was read the first time. (fn. 3)