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, 21st July, 1653.
A BILL for compelling the late Farmers of the Customs, and their Under-Sharers, to pay their proportionable Shares and Parts of the Composition of One hundred and Fifty thousand Pounds, formerly paid in to the Use of the Commonwealth, by some of the said Farmers, was this Day read the First time.
Advancement of Learning.
Sir Wm. Roberts reports, from the Committee, The Names of Members of the House, to be of the Committee for Advancement of Learning, and receiving all Propositions tending thereunto: Which were, upon the Question, agreed unto; viz. Mr. Strickland, Mr. Sadler, Mr. Lawrence, Mr. Wingfield, Dr. Goddard, Colonel Barton, Mr. Spence, Sir Anth. Ashley Cooper, Colonel Sidenham, Alderman Titchborne, Colonel Mountagu, Mr. Lockart, Sir Robert King, Colonel Blunt.
Propagating the Gospel.
Probate of Wills.
Ordered, That no Person, or Printer, do print or publish any Acts, Orders, or Proceedings of the Parliament, unless the same be first licensed under the Hand of the Clerk of the Parliament to be printed by such Person.
Ordered, That an Act be brought in, for settling the Powers of the Commissioners of the Admiralty and Navy in the former Act, upon the Commissioners now acting, together . . the Persons added by the Parliament, without the Restriction to the Quorum mentioned in the former Act; and that Mr. Broughton do bring in an Act accordingly.