Wednesday, the 19th of November, 1656.
Deane's, &c. Nat.
A BILL for Naturalizing of Martha Deane the Wife
of Thomas Deane, and others, was this Day read
the First time.
Ordered, That Mr. Collins, Mr. John Clerk, Mr. Moody,
Mr. Awdley, Mr. Purey, Mr. Tyms, Mr. Bedford, be
added to the Committee for Maintenance of Ministers in
Ordered, That Mr. Pert and Mr. Sheeld be added to
the Committee for Naturalization.
Ordered, That the Bill for the better Distribution of
the Revenues of Hospitals be read the Second time on
Monday Morning next.
Union with Ireland.
An Act for Uniting of Ireland into one Commonwealth
with England, was this Day read the Second time; and,
upon the Question, committed to a Committee of the
whole House: And that the House be resolved into a
Committee of the whole House upon this Bill, upon
This Day being appointed for the Second Reading of
the Bill, intituled, A Bill for Confirmation of Sales of
Lands, in pursuance of several Acts and Ordinances
of Parliament; and for indemnifying of Persons who
have served the Commonwealth, from vexatious Suits
And the House being moved to receive a Report from
the Grand Committee for Religion: Which being
seconded and pressed;
A Question was put, Whether the House should now
proceed with the Reading of that Bill being the Order
of the Day.
The same was resolved in the Affirmative.
And so the Bill was now read the Second time; and,
upon the Question, committed.
The Question being put, That this Bill be referred to
a Grand Committee;
The House was divided.
The Noes went forth.
Tellers for the Noes:
Sir Gilbert Pickering,
With the Noes,
Tellers for the Yeas:
With the Yeas,
So it was resolved, That this Bill be committed to a
Grand Committee of the whole House.
Resolved, That the House be resolved into a Grand
Committee of the whole House on Saturday Morning
next, upon this Bill.
Frauds in Purchases.
Resolved, That Colonel Sidenham do, on Saturday
Morning next, make the Report touching Frauds and
Deceits in Purchases, to the Prejudice of the Commonwealth.