Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 6, 1648-1651. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Thursday, the 17th of July, 1651.
A Paper read.
Ordered, That the said Paper be committed unto Mr. Attorney General, Mr. Garland, Major Salwey, Sir Henry Vane, Colonel Lister, Mr. Ash, Colonel Fielder, Mr. Cawley, Mr. Bond, Mr. Strickland, Dr. Palmer, Lord Commissioner Lyle, Sir John Bourchier, Sir John Danvers, Mr. Anlaby, Mr. Carew, Mr. Scott, Mr. * Darley, Colonel Marten, Mr. Say; or any Five of them: And all that come to have Voices: And they are to meet this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber; and so de die in diem: And they are to bring it in on Tuesday Morning next, the first Business.
Ld. Deincourt's Estates.
An Act for granting and confirming the Manors, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments of the Lord Deincourt, mentioned in an Act, intituled, An Act for the Sale of the Manors, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments of Francis Lord Deincourt unto Launcelott Lake, and Thomas Lake, and their Heirs, was this Day read the First and Second time.
Resolved, That the Fair usually held and kept yearly at Jameses, within the Liberty of the City of Westminster, on or about the Five-and-twentieth Day of July, be forborn this Year: And that no Fair be kept or held there by any Person or Persons whatsoever, until the Parliament shall take further Order.
Late King's Property.
Ordered, That the said Wm. Smithesby have the Sum of Two thousand Pounds, out of the Monies raised or to be raised, by Sale of the Goods of the late King, Queen, and Prince: And the Trustees for Sale of the said Goods are hereby impowered and authorized to make Payment of the said Two thousand Pounds to the said Wm. Smithesby, or his Assigns, accordingly: And the Acquittance of the said Wm. Smithsby, or his Assigns, shall be their Discharge.