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 Martis, 4 Septembris, 1649.
Lincolne poor Freemen.
Whereas the Founder of Sutton's Hospital, being possessed of a Lease for Term of Years, then in being, of the Rectory of Glentum in the County of Lincolne, then belonging to, or Parcel of the Possessions of the late Dean and Chapter of Lyncolne, did grant and appoint the same Lease, and the Benefit thereof, to the Mayor and Corporation of the City of Lincolne, for and to the Use of Twenty poor Men, Freemen of the said City, to be nominated by the Mayor and Aldermen of the said City, from time to time, who were to receive Twelvepence per Week, weekly, out of the same; which Lease now is expired, or is near Expiration: It is Ordered, by the Commons assembled in Parliament, That the Trustees for Sale of the Lands of the late Dean and Chapter be, and are hereby authorized and required to renew the said former Lease; or, in case the same be expired, to grant a new Lease of the said Rectory, for the Term of One-and-forty Years, unto the said Mayor and Corporation of Lyncolne, unto the Use and Uses directed and appointed by the said Founder; reserving upon the said Lease, so to be renewed or granted, the former and ancient Rent reserved, with usual Clauses, Covenants, and Conditions.
Relief of Debtors.
A Proviso was tendered, That this Act extend not to any other Person or Persons than such as are now in Prison; nor unto any Person or Persons in Prison for any Cause save for Debt; nor to any Persons who have been in Arms, or adhered to the Forces raised against the Parliament: Which was this Day read the First and Second time.
|Colonel Purefoy,||Tellers for the Yeas:||18.|
|Mr. Holland,||With the Yeas,|
|Mr. Martyn,||Tellers for the Noes:||17.|
|Colonel Rich,||With the Noes,|
Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to the Committee at Haberdashers Hall: With Power, if they find Cause, to refer it to the Commissioners at Worcester House, to state the Petitioner's Accompts: And that the said Committee do state the Case; and report it to the House.
Prisoners at Sea.
Mr. Attorney General, Mr. Marten, Lord Commissioner Lysle, Sir Henry Myldmay, Mr. Stephens, Mr. Challenor, Mr. Toll, Mr. Robinson, Colonel Thompson, Colonel Venn, Colonel Purefoy, Mr. Whittacre, Colonel Hutchinson, Mr. Reynolds, Mr. Edwards, Colonel Bosvile, Mr. James Challenor, Colonel Rich, Mr. Rawley, Mr. Leman, Mr. Garland, are added to that Committee, for this Purpose: And all that come to this Committee, for this Purpose, to have Voices: And the Committee are to meet at the same Place where the Committee of the Navy do sit, To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon; and so de die in diem; and report it speedily to the House.
Sir A. Apsley.
Sir. J. Mounson.
Earl of Thomond.
Ordered, That John Scudamore, of Kynechurch, Esquire, Bridstock Harford Doctor in Physick, John James Esquire, John Patesalke Esquire, Richard Nicholetts Esquire, John Herring Esquire, and John Flackett senior, Esquire, be added to the Committee of the County of Hereford for Sequestrations.