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 Jovis, 14 Februarii, 1649.
THE Question being propounded, That the Parliament doth declare, That it was the Intention of the Parliament, in passing the Act for settling the new Park at Richmond on the Mayor and Commonalty of the City of London, that the same should be preserved as a Park still, without Destruction; and to remain as an Ornament to the City, and a Mark of Favour from the Parliament unto the said City;
It was Resolved, by the Parliament, That the Parliament doth declare, That it was the Intention of the Parliament in passing the Act for settling the new Park at Richmond on the Mayor and Commonalty of the City of London, that the same should be preserved as a Park still, without Destruction; and to remain as an Ornament to the City, and a Mark of Favour from the Parliament unto the said City.
Relief of Creditors.
Council of State.
Mr. Reynolds reports from the Committee appointed to consider of the best Way for electing Four Persons more to be of the Council of State, for the Year ensuing, by a Balloting Box, or otherwise, the Votes of that Committee; viz.
Resolved, &c. That a Box be prepared, after the Form of a Balloting Box, with Two Drawers, having the Inscription of "Yea" over one Drawer, and "Noe" over the other; the same to be placed upon the Table in the House.
That Four hundred Balls be provided; and that each Member present come to the Table, and receive but one, and shew it to the House; and put it into the said Box, expressing thereby his Opinion in the Affirmative or Negative: And that the Members sitting on the Right-hand the Speaker, upon the Bench next the Chair, do rise first, one by one, beginning at the End next the Door, and so in Order as they sit, and after them the Members on the other Hand, the Speaker observing the like Order: And that every Member, so delivering in his Ball, be returned to his Place, before he that sits next him rise up: And that Four Members be nominated and appointed by the Speaker, to see all duly performed, as aforesaid; who shall first put in their Balls, as they are named; and, having made the Scrutiny, shall declare to the Speaker, and the Speaker to the House, Whether most be for the Affirmative, or the Negative.
|Colonel Ludlow,||Tellers for the Yeas:||24.|
|Mr. Reynolds,||With the Yeas,|
|Sir Arthur Heslerige,||Tellers for the Noes:||61.|
|Sir John Danvers,||With the Noes,|
Ordered, That it be re-commited to the same Committee, to consider of the best Way and Manner of electing Four Persons more to be of the Council of State, for the Year ensuing: And the said Committee are to meet To-morrow in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber.