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 Jovis, 11 Octobris, 1649.
Thanks giving Day.
Ordered, That Twelve thousand of the said Acts be forthwith printed, to be sent to the Sheriffs of the several Counties, to be dispersed to all the Ministers of the several Parishes in England and Wales, and Town of Barwick: And that the Council of State do give Order for the doing thereof accordingly.
Grant to Porter.
Ordered, That One hundred Pounds be given to Captain Porter, who brought the News of the great Successes in Ireland, for his Pains and Travel therein: And that the Council of State do take care to see the said One hundred Pounds paid to him forthwith.
|Sir Thomas Wroth,||Tellers for the Yeas:||19.|
|Sir William Masham,||With the Yeas,|
|Colonel Sydney,||Tellers for the Noes:||22.|
|Colonel Moore,||With the Noes,|
Ordered, That the Committee for regulating Elections, and their equal Distribution, do meet To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Exchequer Chamber; and so de die in diem; and give an Account thereof to the House, on Tuesday-come-fortnight: And all that come are to have Voices.
Grant to Col. Horton, &c.
Mr. Garland reports Amendments to an Act for settling upon Colonel Horton's Brigade the Lands and Possessions of John Barlowe Esquire, formerly given to Major General Langhorne; as also One thousand Pounds per Annum, out of the Lands of William Earl of Newcastle: Which were twice read.
|Mr. Challenor,||Tellers for the Noes:||20.|
|Mr. Holland,||With the Noes,|
|Sir William Masham,||Tellers for the Yeas:||17.|
|Colonel Moore,||With the Yeas,|
Resolved, &c. That Mr. Garland do bring in an Act To-morrow Morning, for settling on Colonel Horton's Brigade the Lands and Possessions of John Barlow Esquire, formerly given to Major General Langhorne.
Ordered, That the Persons intrusted on the Behalf of Colonel Horton, and his Brigade, shall henceforth have and receive, for the Benefit of that Brigade, the Profits of the Lands and Possessions of John Barlow Esquire, formerly given to Major General Langhorne, until this House take further Order; and likewise that the Profits of the same Estate, from the Sixth of May 1648, be paid and satisfied unto the said Persons, so intrusted, for the Benefit of the same Brigade: And that the Committee of Sequestration, in the Counties where the Premises lie, do take notice thereof, and yield Obedience thereunto accordingly.
Resolved, That Richard Wilcox, Thomas Richardson, Nicholas Bond, Henry Broad, Mathias Valentine, John Greensmith, Edward Fielder, John Ufflet, Henry Robinson, Wm. Madison, Pierce Robinson, be Commissioners in this Act.
A Proviso was tendered to the said Act, That this Act extend not to the taking of any Accompts, which by Law are to be taken and passed in the Court of the Publick Exchequer: Which was this Day read the First and Second time; and, upon the Question, ordered to be read the Third time, as Part of the Act.
Admission of Member.
Resolved, &c. That every Member that now doth, or shall at any time hereafter, fit in this House, shall subscribe his Name to this Engagement; viz. "I do declare and promise, That I will be true and faithful to the Commonwealth of England, as the same is now established, without a King, or House of Lords:" And that such Subscriptions shall begin To-morrow Morning: And that every Person that shall be chosen to sit in Parliament, shall subscribe the same Engagement, before he be admitted to sit in the House.