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, 1 Augusti, 1650.
"That the Council having had Discovery made unto them by the Examination of some who are now in Custody, and by other concurrent Intelligence, of a Design ready to break out, which would have been of imminent Danger to the Parliament, and all that adhere to them, if not timely prevented, many being engaged therein, the Discovery being from such as were engaged in the Design; the Council did thereupon order a Search for, and Seizure upon, the Horses in the City, and Parts adjacent, to prevent Use to be made of them by those who were in this Design; which, as we are informed, was near breaking out; but, as we hope, may hereby be broken."
Resolved, That this House doth approve of what the Council of State have done in this Business, and what hath been done by the several Militias, and all other Officers and Persons employed in Seizing and Securing of Horses, in pursuance of their Order.
Trade with Scotland.
Mr. Corbett reports from the Committee, Amendments to the Act for prohibiting Trade and Commerce with Scotland: Which were twice read; and, upon the Debate, recommitted to Lord Commissioner Lisle and Mr. Corbett: Who are to withdraw, and to bring in the same forthwith.
An Act for the further Explanation of the former Act intituled, An Act for Sale of Fee-farm Rents belonging to the Commonwealth of England, formerly payable to the Crown of England, Duchy of Lancaster, and Duchy of Cornwall, was this Day read the First and Second time, and, upon the Question, committed.
An Act concerning Mortgages, Extents, and other Incumbrances, upon Delinquents Estates, was this Day read the Third time; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be forthwith printed and published
The Question being propounded, That these Words, in the Tenth Article in this Bill; viz. "and no other Order or Ordinances, made or executed in place of them by any of the said Companies, before they be first perused and allowed by the Parliament, or Council of State;" do stand in this Bill;