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House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 16 February 1653

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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 16th of February, 1652.

Prayers.

Poor.

THE House this Day resumed the Debate upon the Bill for further Providing for, and setting on Work, of the Poor.

Resolved, That these Words; viz. "except as before excepted," be added, next after the Word "Premises," in the 8th Line, in the 3d Page.

Resolved, That, after the Word "next," in the 23d Line of the 3d Page, the Words "or second" be inserted.

Resolved, That the Blank, in the last Line but one of the 3d Page, be filled up with these Words; viz. "Twenty Pounds."

The Question being put, That this Clause, in the 7th Line of the 6th Page; viz. "who shall be certified to them under the Hands of the Minister, Churchwardens, and some of the chiefest Inhabitants of the Parish where the said Parties dwell; do stand in this Bill;

It passed with the Negative.

The Question being put, That these Words; viz. "without renewing;" do stand in the Bill;

It passed with the Negative.

Resolved, That these Words; viz. "or any one or more Justice or Justices of the Peace out of Sessions," be added, next after the Word "Justices," in the 18th Line in the 6th Page.

Resolved, That these Words; viz. "or more," be added, next after the Word "Acres," in the 19th Line of the 10th Page.

Parliaments.

Ordered, That the Amendments to the Bill concerning future Parliaments be reported on Wednesday Morning next.

Prohibiting Correspondence with Holland.

Ordered, That the Committee of the Navy be enjoined to sit this Afternoon; and to bring in a Bill, prohibiting Correspondency with the States General of the United Provinces, with all convenient Speed.

Transporting Horses.

Ordered, That the Committee of the Navy do make their Report touching transporting Horses To-morrow Sevennight.

The Question being propounded, That Sir Arthure Hesilrig have Liberty to transport Six Geldings, paying the ordinary Custom for the same;

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 Sir Arthure Hesilrig have Liberty to transport Six Geldings, paying the ordinary Custom for the same.