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, 5 Octobris, 1649.
Sir J. Danvers.
Petition to be read.
Deans and Chapters Lands.
Proceedings against Powell, &c.
Mr. Attorney General gave an Account, this Day, to the House, of his Proceedings against such Priests to whom Commissions were directed from the Bishop of Chalcedon; and, in particular, that he sent a Warrant to Rye, for Apprehending of Robert Powell; whereupon be hath been apprehended, and is committed to safe Custody.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Council of State, to give Instructions to Mr. Attorney General, for his further Proceedings, from time to time, against the said Robert Powell, and such other Persons, to whom Commissions were directed from the Bishop of Chalcedon; which shall hereafter be apprehended: And Mr. Attorney is to proceed in the Prosecution of them accordingly.
An Act, enabling divers reduced Officers, and others, subscribed to a Petition for making Discoveries to the publick Use, and towards their Satisfaction, was this Day read the First time; and ordered to be read the Second time, on Wednesday next.
Grant to Horton, &c.
An Act for settling upon Colonel Horton's Brigade the Lands and Possessions of John Barlow Esquire, formerly given to Major General Langhorne; as also One thousand Pounds per Annum, out of the Lands of William Earl of Newcastle; was this Day read the First and Second time.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee appointed to consider of the Business of Debentures, upon the Debate of the House, to consider what is fit to be done for Stay of Sale of the Lands of the late King, Queen, and Prince, till the First of December next; and bring in an Act for that Purpose, declaring the Grounds thereof; wherein they are to have Care not to turn any Charge or Prejudice thereby on the Commonwealth; and to report it on Tuesday next.