Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Wednesday the 15th of September, 1652.
Embassy from Portugal.
MR. Speaker, by way of Report, acquainted the Parliament, That he had received a Letter from the Lord Ambassador Extraordinary from the King of Portugall: Which was this Day read, in Latin.
Ordered, That this Letter be referred to the Council of State; and that they give Order for the said Lord Ambassador's Reception into London, according to the former Vote of Parliament; and that they appoint him a Time for his coming to London, accordingly.
The humble Petition of John Trenchard Esquire, a Member of Parliament, was this Day read.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Members of Parliament, being of the Council of State, to confer with Mr. Trenchard touching the Messuage called Vaux-Hall, and Lands thereunto belonging: And that they cause the said House and Lands to be surveyed by Colonel Webb, Surveyor-General for the Sale of the Lands of the late King, Queen, and Prince; and present their Opinions therein to the Parliament.
Old Barge House.
Ordered, That it be also referred to the Council of State, to consider of the Old Barge House in Southwark: And that they cause the same to be surveyed; and present their Opinion to the Parliament, touching the Sale or Disposal thereof.
Ly. Wallop's Estate.
An Act for making void the Jointure of the Lady Anne Wallop, now Wife of Robert Wallop, Esquire, and for settling other Lands upon her in Lieu thereof; was this Day read the First and Second time; and, upon the Question, committed to Alderman Allein, Mr. Goodwyn, Mr. Nevill, Mr. Say, Mr. Darley, Mr. Hill, Mr. Dove, Mr. Attorney-General, Mr. Heveningham, Colonel Marten, Mr. Carew, Mr. Leman, Mr. Garland, Mr. Strickland, Sir Wm. Brereton, Colonel Fielder, Mr. Hussey, Sir Henry Mildmay, Mr. Trenchard, Mr. Nelthrop, Sir James Harrington, Major-General Harrison, Mr. Stephens, Mr. Dixwell, Mr. Scott; or any Five of them: And they are to meet in Mr. Speaker's Chamber, at Two of Clock this Afternoon; and so de die in diem.
E. of Huntingdon's Estate.
Mr. Garland reports An Act for enabling the Right honourable Ferdinando Earl of Huntingdon, to make Sale of the Manor of Lowborow in the County of Leicester, and certain other Lands, Tenements and Hereditaments, for Payment of Debts: Which was this Day read the First time.
And the Question being put, That this Bill be read the Second time;
The House was divided.
The Yeas went forth.
|Sir Wm. Brereton,||Tellers for the Yeas:||23.|
|Major Gen. Harrison,||With the Yeas,|
|Mr. Pierrepoint,||Tellers for the Noes:||17.|
|Mr. Attorney-General,||With the Noes,|
Resolved, That the said Act be read the Second time.
The said Act was now read the Second time accordingly; and, upon the Question, committed unto Mr. Lenthall, Colonel Marten, Mr. Garland, Lord General, Sir John Trevor, Mr. Ralegh, Mr. Hussey, Colonel Dove, Colonel Fielder, Mr. Holland, Major General Harrison, Mr. Carew, Sir Wm. Brereton, Mr. Goodwyn, Colonel Bossevile, Mr. Smyth, Sir John Danvers, Mr. Wallop, Colonel Downes, Mr. Haies, Mr. Scott, Colonel Temple, Colonel Purefoy, Mr. Mayne, Lord Grey; or any Five of them: And are to meet this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber; and so de die in diem.
Mr. Speaker, by way of Report, acquaints the Parliament, That he hath received Letters and Papers from the Shires and Boroughs in Scotland, with a List of the several Shires and Boroughs in Scotland, that commissionated Deputies to meet at Edenburgh.
Ordered, That the said Letters, Papers, and List, be referred to the Council of State.
Ordered, That the House do resume the Debate upon the Report touching Sir James Stonehowse; and the Amendments to the Act for Sale of several Lands and Estates, forfeited to the Commonwealth for Treason; the first Business; nothing to intervene.