Diary of Thomas Burton Esq: Volume 2, April 1657 - February 1658. Originally published by H Colburn, London, 1828.
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Tuesday, June 2, 1657.
Colonel Jones and Lord Whitlock moved that the report for the Bill for Recusants might be made by myself. (fn. 1)
After much striving by Dr. Clarges touching a report upon the Bill for Buildings, and by Major Morgan for the Irish Bill of Attainder, and by Mr. Speaker and others for the Grand Committee of Excise, it was read, and in danger of recommitment upon the oath; but with much ado, we got that wrestled over, and the Bill, with all the Amendments (fn. 2) thereupon, was ordered to be ingrossed. This debate held till past one.