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 23d of February, 1656.
A BILL for the Promoting and more frequent Preaching of the Gospel, and Maintenance of a Godly Ministry, in the Town of Totnes in the County of Devon, was this Day read the Second time; and, upon the Question, committed to the Committee appointed for the Bill for the Ministers of Exeter.
|Mr. Barkley,||Tellers for the Noes:||83.|
|Sir John Reynolds,||With the Noes,|
|General Disborow,||Tellers for the Yeas:||62.|
|Major-General Berry,||With the Yeas,|
Sir Christofer Pack presented a Paper to the House, declaring, It was somewhat come to his Hand, tending to the Settlement of the Nation, and of Liberty and of Property; and prayed it might be received, and read: And it being much controverted, Whether the same should be read, without further Opening thereof;
|Colonel Sidenham,||Tellers for the Noes:||54.|
|Mr. Robinson,||With the Noes,|
|Sir Charles Wolsley,||Tellers for the Yeas:||144.|
|Colonel Fitz-James,||With the Yeas,|