Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Saturday, the 23d of 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 to the Use of the Commonwealth, by some of the said Farmers, was this Day read the Second time; and, upon the Question, committed to the Committee of Trade: Who have Power to send for Persons, Papers, Records, and Witnesses.
Relief of Tenants.
Ordered, That it be referred to a Committee to consider how Relief may be given unto Tenants against the Oppression of Delinquent, Malignant, or Popish Landlords, or Lords of Manors; and to prepare an Act for that Purpose; and report it to the House: Viz. To the Committee of the Law.
Leave of Absence.
Judges of Admiralty.
Colonel Sidenham reports, from the Council of State, That they have taken Consideration of Persons to be Judges of the Admiralty; and cannot find any Persons more fit than those whom they formerly did present; and Lislebone Long Esquire to be added to them.
|Colonel Blunt,||Tellers for the Yeas:||48.|
|Mr. Barbone,||With the Yeas,|
|Alderman Titchborne,||Tellers for the Noes:||51.|
|Sir Anth. Ashley Cooper,||With the Noes,|