Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Monday, the 13th of October, 1656.
Leave of Absence.
ORDERED, That Mr. Heley, a Member of this House, have Leave to go into the Country for a Fortnight.
Ordered, That Captain * Fiennes, a Member of this House, have Leave to go into the Country for a Fortnight.
Ordered, That Mr. Harrington, a Member of this House, have Leave to go into the Country for a Fortnight.
A Bill for enabling Mr. Robert Peyton, and Algernon Peyton, to sell Part of their Lands, for Payment of their Debts, was this Day read the First time: And, upon the Question,
Ordered, That the said Bill be read the Second time on Thursday Morning next.
Moulin's, &c. Nat.
A Bill for Naturalizing of Lewes du Moulin, Giles Dury, and others, was this Day read the First time.
Ordered, That it be referred to a Committee, to consider of the Number and Quality of Attornies, and their Abuses.
Ordered, That it be also referred to the same Committee, to consider of the Number of Solicitors, and of their Abuses.
Stewards of Manors, &c.
Ordered, That it be also referred to the same Committee, to consider of Abuses in the Stewards and Bailiffs of Lords of Manors, and Liberties, and of the UnderSheriffs, and their Bailiffs: Viz. unto Sir Gilbert Pickering, Major Sanders, Mr. Dunch, Colonel Cromwell, Major Beake, General Disbrow, Major-General Whaley, MajorGeneral Berry, Colonel Fitz-James, Mr. Hoskins, Lord Commissioner Whitelock, Attorney of the Duchy, Mr. Christofer Lister, Mr. Recorder of London, Sir John Hobart, Mr. Biscoe, Colonel Bingham, Colonel Grosvenor, Mr. Fowell, Mr. West, Mr. George Smyth, Captain Collins, Mr. Jenkinson, Mr. Bedford, Colonel Rous, SolicitorGeneral, Captain Neast, Mr. Mildmay, Colonel Gorges, Colonel Cock, Mr. Cobb, Mr. Moody, Colonel Beamont, Mr. Cole, Mr. Robinson, Mr. Wakering, Major-General Boteler, Lord Richard Cromwell, Major-General Lilborne, Mr. Trenchard, Colonel Wilton, Colonel Howard, Mr. Pochin, Major Templer, Mr. Westlake, Mr. Bodierda, Colonel Fothringall, Major-General Packer, Mr. Hussey, Colonel Purefoy, Mr. Barrington, Mr. Pickering, Major Burton, Colonel Clerk, Mr. Wood: And this Committee are to meet this Afternoon, at Two of Clock, in the Exchequer-Chamber.
Ordered, That the Lord Cockram be added to the Committee for the Affairs of Scotland.
Leave of Absence.
Resolved, That Sir John Copleston, a Member of the House, have Leave to go into the Country for a Month.
The Question being put, That the House do now proceed on the Debate now in Hand;
It passed in the Negative.