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, 3 Januarii, 1649.
Parliaments and Elections.
Ordered, That the Committee concerning Succession of Parliaments, and regulating the Elections, do make their Report of their Proceedings therein on Wednesday next, the first Business; nothing to intervene.
Probate of Wills.
Ordered, That the Business of the Northern Officers, and other Soldiers, be taken into Consideration, on Thisday-sevennight, the first Business; nothing to intervene: And Mr. Speaker to put the House in mind thereof.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of the Navy, to consider of the Accompt of Captain Moulton, touching Prize Goods by him disposed of: With Power to allow or disallow the same; and to approve, discharge, and make Payment, as they shall see Cause.
Christ Church Wood.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of the Navy, to take care for buying the said Wood, called Christ Church Wood, for the Use of the Navy; and to make Payment for the same: And that, in the mean time, the same Wood, or any Part of it, be not cut down.
Ordered, That the Trustees for Sale of Dean and Chapter Lands be required not to proceed any further in conveying the said Wood to any Purchaser: And that the Committee of the Navy do confer with the said Trustees, about the best Way how the same may be bought for the Benefit of the State.