Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Thursday, the 4th of December, 1656.
Whalley's &c. Estate.
Ld. Cobham's Estate.
Earl of Huntingdon's Estate.
A Bill to confirm the Sale of Lands sold by Ferdinando late Earl of Huntingdon, whereby he paid several Debts; and for the Sale of some other Lands, for Payment of the Residue of his Debts; was this Day read the First time; and, upon the Question, ordered to be read the Second time on Saturday Morning next.
A Bill for the better Suppressing of Theft upon the Borders of England and Scotland, &c. was this Day read the Second time; and, upon the Question, committed to Mr. Robinson, Sir James Macdowell, Lord Cockram, Mr. Robert Fenwick, Mr. Wm. Fenwick, Major-General Lilborne, Mr. Brisco, Major-General Howard, Lord Lambert, Colonel Rous, Sir Christofer Pack, Mr. Downing, Mr. Lockhart, Judge-Advocate Whaley, Mr. Smith, Mr. Law rence, Mr. Shield, Mr. Swynton, Lord Eure, General Disbrow, and all the Gentlemen that serve for the Four Northern Counties: And are to meet at Two of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Duchy-Chamber: With Power to insert a Clause for Remanding; and to bring it into the House.