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 24th of October, 1656.
A Bill for raising Portions, and making Provision for the younger Children of Wm. Masham Esquire, deceased, was this Day read the Second time; and, upon the Question, committed to Mr. Bond, Mr. Robinson, Mr. Hoskins, Sir Wm. Roberts, Lord Strickland, Lord Commissioner Whitelock, Mr. Bampfeild, Colonel Cock, Mr. Crook, Colonel Bingham, Mr. Moody, Mr. Downing, Colonel Fitz-James, Colonel Rous: And are to meet Tomorrow in the Afternoon, at Two of the Clock, in the Inner Court of Wards.
Newport's &c. Nat.
An Act for the Naturalizing Adriana Newport, and others, was this Day read the Second time; and, upon the Question, committed to the same Committee to whom the former Bills for Naturalization were committed: And are to meet To-morrow in the Afternoon, at Two of the Clock.
Probate of Wills.
Resolved, That the Serjeant at Arms do take Care, that the Parliament-House be repaired, where it is necessary; and that some be appointed to view the Place over Head, and see what is necessary to be done as to the Removing the Records.