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 Mercurii, 6 Novembris, 1650.
ORDERED, by the Parliament, That the Thanks of this House be given to Mr. Nye, for his great Pains taken in his Sermon preached before the Parliament, at Margarett's, Westminster, Yesterday, being the Fifth of November: And that he be desired to print his Sermon: And that he have the like Privilege in Printing, as others in like Cases have usually had.
Chair to be taken, &c.
Parliaments and Elections.
Ordered, That this House doth approve of the Account of Colonel Wauton's Arrears, amounting to the Sum of Two thousand One hundred thirty-two Pounds and Six Shillings, as the same is stated and drawn up by the Auditors: And do order, That the Committee of the Army do issue forth a Debenture unto the said Colonel Wauton for the same, in pursuance of the Ordinance of Parliament of the Twenty-fourth of December 1647: And that the Trustees appointed by Act of Parliament for Sale of the Honours, Manors, Lands, belonging to the late King, Queen, and Prince, be, and are hereby, authorized and enabled to allow of the said Debenture, so to be made out by the Committee of the Army, upon any Purchase made, or to be made, by the said Colonel Wauton, of any the Lands aforesaid, in such manner as all other the Debentures of the Officers of the Army have been allowed of, and accepted upon that Security.
Captures from Portugall.
Lords of Liberties.
Prisoners in Portugall.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Council of State, to take the best Course they can to redeem the Prisoners in Portugall; and to inform themselves how the English Prisoners in Portugall, well affected to this State, are used in Portugall; and to take care that the Portugalls who are Prisoners here be used in the like Manner.
Officers of the Fleet.
Resolved, That it be referred to the Council of State, who are hereby impowered to give Allowance of Gratuities to Officers of the Fleet, as well for the Service already done since the Time expired, as also for this Winter Guard, not exceeding the Proportions formerly allowed; and to take Order for Payment thereof accordingly.
An Act for George Manby to prohibit any to make use of his Invention for the Boiling of all Sorts of Liquors, for Fourteen Years, was this Day read the Third time; and the Debate thereupon adjourned until Tuesday next.