Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Friday, the 4th of March, 1652.
Sale of Vaux-Hall.
Translation of the Bible.
Mr. Scott reports an Act impowering Persons to translate the Bible out of the original Languages: Which was this Day read the First time; and, upon the Question, ordered to be read the Second time, on this Day Sevennight.
Propagating the Gospel.
The House, according to former Order, proceeded upon the Proposals formerly reported: And the first Proposal was read at large: And the first Part of the said Proposal being read, was, after some Alteration at the Table, agreed upon, in these Words; viz.
Resolved, by the Parliament, That Persons of Godliness, and Gifts, of the Universities, and others, though not ordained, that shall be approved, shall receive the Publick Maintenance for preaching the Gospel.