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, 6 Augusti, 1650.
Mr. Pury reports from the Committee, Amendments to the Act concerning Fee-farm Rents: Which were twice read; and, upon the Question, agreed unto; and the said Act, upon the Question, ordered to be ingrossed.
Business to be done.
Letters to be extracted.
Ordered, That some Members do withdraw, and make an Extract of what of these Letters are fit to be published; and present it to the House: Sir Henry Vane, Major General Harrison, Mr. Scott, Major General Skippon, Mr. Salway; or any Two of them.
Transactions with Holland.
Resolved, That the Parliament doth declare, That the several Powers given by the several Acts of Parliament to the respective Commissioners for the Militias of the Cities, of the Tower, and Westminster, the Militias of Southwark, and the Hamlets of London, be and are in full Force, notwithstanding one Act of this present Parliament, intituled, An Act for Settling of the Militia of the Commonwealth of England: And that the respective Commissioners in the said several Acts do exercise the said several Powers, accordingly.
Resolved, That it be referred to the same Committee, to bring in a Clause in this Bill, to admit of Doubling on these Lands: And that the same Rules be observed touching the Publick Faith to be doubled, as was in the Sale of Dean and Chapters Lands.
Resolved, That it be re-committed to the Committee, to perfect the Bill; and to meet this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber, at Two of the Clock; and report it To-morrow Morning, the first Business.
Magdalen Col. Oxford.
Letters to be printed.
Sir Henry Vane junior reports from the Committee appointed to withdraw, These several Papers to be printed; viz. A Letter from the General, Two to Mr. Attorney General, and an Extract out of several Letters.