Die Martis, 29 Octobris, 1650.
MR. Scott reports from the Council of State, A
Letter from the General, dated the Twenty-fourth of June 1650.
Mr. Corbett reports Amendments to the Bill for regulating the Making of Stuffs in Norfolk and Norwich: Which
were twice read.
The humble Petition of the Woolcombers, or Yarnmakers of the City and County of Norwich, and of the
Counties of Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridge, &c. was this
The Amendments to the Bill, being put to the Question, were agreed.
Resolved, That this Act shall continue for Three Years,
from the First of November 1650, and no longer.
Resolved, That the Bill, with these Amendments, and
Proviso, be ingrossed.
Resolved, That Thursday-sevennight be appointed for
the Business of Nominating of Sheriffs for the Counties:
And that the Members of the House do then bring in
the Names of fit Persons to be Sheriffs of the several
Resolved, That the Lord Deincourt's Bill be read on
Lords of Liberties.
Resolved, That the Act for Lords of Liberties be read
on Thursday next, the first Business.
Resolved, That the Petition from Lyme be read on
Tuesday next, the first Business.
Resolved, That Mr. Challoner do report the Business
of the Levant Company on Thursday next.
Colonel Downes reports from the Committee of the
Army, A Bill for raising One hundred and Twenty thousand Pounds per mensem, for the Maintenance of the
Armies in England and Ireland.
Which was this Day read the First time; and ordered
to be read on Thursday next.
Resolved, That it be referred to the Council of State,
to consider of the Letters from Mr. Nathaniel Barton,
and Sir Arthure Hesilrige; to do therein what they shall
find best for the Advantage of the State.