Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 6, 1648-1651. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Die Martis, 25 Decembris, 1649.
Letters, &c. read.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of Goldsmiths Hall, to take care to see this done accordingly: And that the Profits thereof be employed for the Use of the Publick, as other Sequestrations are appointed to be.
Resolved, &c. That the Committee at Goldsmiths Hall be required to take care, that the same be effectually done: And that the Profits thereof be employed for the Use of the Publick, as other Sequestrations are appointed to be.
Ordered, by the Parliament, That it be referred to the Committee of Goldsmiths Hall, to take care the same be done accordingly: And that the said Committee have Power to consider of and to allow a Fifth Part unto the Lady Willoughby and her Children, for their Maintenance; notwithstanding the Sequestration by this House, or any Act, to the contrary.
The Lord Commissioner Lisle reports from the Council of State, the Desire of that Council, That the Declaration, which was ordered to be prepared for the Satisfying of the People of this Nation concerning the Test, which is now in a good Readiness, may be called upon; the Council being of Opinion. that it will be of very great Use, for the better Carrying on of the Taking of the Test: And the Lord Commissioner Lisle is desired to make this Report on Tuesday Morning next; and at the same time to remember Mr. Durens.
The Question being propounded, That it be referred to a Committee, to consider of a Declaration to be published, to satisfy the People, That the Engagement is not against the former Protestation and Covenant;