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House of Commons Journal Volume 6: 19 February 1651

Pages 535-536

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 Mercurii, 19 Februarii, 1650.

Prayers.

Solicitor General.

ORDERED, That Mr. Solicitor General be required to go down into the County of Southampton, for the Service of the Commonwealth.

Delinquents Estates.

The House this Day proceeded upon the Amendments to the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates.

The Question being put, To adhere to the former Vote, That the Forfeiture be from January 1641;

The House was divided.

The Noes went forth.

Sir Henry Vane, Tellers for the Yeas: 19.
Sir Wm. Brereton, With the Yeas,
Mr. Robinson, Tellers for the Noes: 38.
Sir Wm. Masham, With the Noes,

So it passed with the Negative.

The Question being propounded, That the Time of Forfeiture, in this Bill, be from the Twentieth of May 1642;

And the Question being put, That that Question be now put;

It passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

It was Resolved, by the Parliament, That the Time of Forfeiture be from the Twentieth of May 1642.

Resolved, That it be referred to the Committee to whom the Bill was committed, to prepare a Proviso, or Clause, to be inserted in this Bill, upon the Debate of the House; and to bring it in To-morrow Morning.

Resolved, That the House do proceed with the Amendments to this Bill To-morrow Morning, the first Business; nothing to intervene.

Wren's, &c. Petitions.

Colonel Wauton reports from the Council of State, The Petitions of Stephen Wren, and Richard Wiltshire.

Which were this Day read.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of the Navy, to consider of the said several Petitions; and what Satisfaction is fit to be made to the Petitioners: And that the said Committee be, and are hereby, authorized to give them Satisfaction, accordingly.

Mr. Whickers.

Ordered, That the Business of Mr. Whickers be referred to the Committee of the Navy; to consider thereof; and to state the Matter of Fact thereupon; and to report their Opinion therein to the Parliament, what Satisfaction is fit to be given unto him, if they find Cause.

Ship Discovery.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of the Navy, to consider of the said several Petitions touching the Ship called the Discovery, taken up by the late Lord General Fairefax; and to state the Matter of Fact thereupon; and report their Opinion therein to the House.