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 Veneris, 27 Aprilis, 1649.
ORDERED, That the Committee touching Colonel Popham's Business do meet To-morrow in the Afternoon, in the Exchequer Chamber.
Education of late King's Children.
Sir James Harrington reports from the Council of State, That Sir Edward Harrington, in respect of his Sickness, desires to be excused from taking upon him the Education of the Duke of Gloucester and the Lady Elizabeth.
Sir E. Harrington.
Ordered, That the Business touching Sir Edward Harrington be taken up To-morrow Morning, the first Business.
Ordered, That the Business touching Essex be taken up, next after the Act for Sale of Dean and Chapters Lands.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of Excise, to consider of a more regular Way for the Ordering and Improving of the Excise; and to bring in a Model to that Purpose : And that the Committee do meet To-morrow; and do sit de die in diem: And all that come are to have Voices, as to that Purpose: And that the Committee make their Report on Wednesday next.
Ordered, That the Bill touching Usury be read To-morrow Morning.
Sir Arthur Heslerigg reports from the Council of State, That there is a Necessity of about Thirteen hundred Pounds, for the Paying off of the present Garison of Plymouth.
Ordered, That the Committee of the Army be required to give Warrant to the Treasurers at War, to make Payment forthwith of the Sum of Thirteen hundred Pounds, for the Paying off of the present Garison of Plymouth: And that they reimburse themselves out of the first Monies that shall be by them received: And that the said Treasurers at War be required forthwith to make Payment thereof accordingly.
Admission of a Member.
Colonel Ludlowe reports, That the Committee touching absent Members have received Satisfaction touching Mr. Robert Andrews, a Member of this House.
Ordered, That Mr. Robert Andrewes be admitted to sit in the House.
Deans and Chapters Lands.
An Act for abolishing Deans and Chapters, and for Sale of Deans and Chapters Lands, was this Day read the Third time; and the Debate thereupon adjourned until To-morrow Morning.