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, 28 Martii, 1650.
Articles of Pendennis Castle.
The Question being propounded, That Mr. Moyle be desired to write to the Committee of the County of Cornwall, to examine the Truth of the Allegations in this Letter; and that the said Committee be impowered to examine, upon Oath, as to this Purpose; and, after the Examination returned, That Mr. Moyle do wait upon the General, and acquaint him with the Truth of the Business;
|Sir Arthur Hesilrig,||Tellers for the Noes:||25.|
|Sir James Harrington,||With the Noes,|
|Sir Wm. Masham,||Tellers for the Yeas:||25.|
|Colonel Fleetwood,||With the Yeas,|
|Sir Arthur Hesilrig,||Tellers for the Noes:||27.|
|Sir Henry Mildmay,||With the Noes,|
|Sir Wm. Masham,||Tellers for the Yeas:||23.|
|Sir James Harrington,||With the Yeas,|
Beer and Ale.
And the Question being propounded to agree to this Clause in the said Bill, beginning thus; viz. "And be it further, by the Authority aforesaid, Enacted and Ordained, That such Person or Persons as do brew any Ale or Beer in their own Families;" and ending thus; viz. "the same not being sold, uttered, or retailed, as abovesaid;"
A Proviso was tendered to the said Bill, "That no Person who hath not above Three Pounds a Year in Lands, Tenements, or Hereditaments, or not worth One hundred Marks in personal Estate, shall be charged with the Payment of Excise for such Beer or Ale, as he or they shall brew or spend in their own Families; any thing in this Act, or any other Act or Ordinance of Parliament contained, notwithstanding:" Which was read the First time.
Resolved, That the Committee of the Navy be added to the Committee for the Excise: And that this Committee shall be the Committee to which the Act touching the Way of collecting the Excise for Ale and Beer, brewed and spent in private Families, doth relate.