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 19th of August, 1653.
|Colonel Barton,||Tellers for the Yeas:||41.|
|Alderman Titchborne,||With the Yeas,|
|Sir Gilbert Pickering,||Tellers for the Noes:||43.|
|Sir Charles Wolseley,||With the Noes,|
|Sir Robert King,||Tellers for the Noes:||37.|
|Colonel||With the Noes,|
|Sir Charles Wolseley,||Tellers for the Yeas:||47.|
|Colonel Courtney,||With the Yeas,|
|Mr. Squib,||Tellers for the Yeas:||46.|
|Mr. Bowtell,||With the Yeas,|
|Major-Gen. Desborow,||Tellers for the Noes:||38.|
|Sir Anth. Ashley Cowper,||With the Noes,|
So it was Resolved, That there shall be a Committee appointed to consider of a new Body of the Law; viz. Colonel West, Mr. Barebone, Sir Charles Wolseley, Mr. Spence, Mr. Taylor, Mr. Squib, Mr. Highland, Mr. Kenrick, Colonel Blunt, Sir Gilbert Pickering, Mr. Wingfield, Mr. Moyer, Major-General Harrison, or any Five of them: And this Committee is to meet To-morrow, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber; with Power to send for Papers, Persons, Records.
Sailors, &c. Widows.
Ordered, That the Judges for Probate of Wills, do take care, that the Wives, Executors, and Administrators of private Soldiers, and Mariners, slain or dying in the Parliament's Service, be admitted to make Probate of the Wills, and sue out Letters of Administration, of such Soldiers and Seamen, gratis, without Fees.