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 15th of August, 1653.
Losses by Fire.
The humble Petition of the Inhabitants of Newmarket in the County of Suffolk, for some Relief for several great Losses by Fire, together with the several Sums certified, and the Counties and Cities: Which the Committee have set out, wherein the Contributions may be collected respectively.
|Colonel Clerk,||Tellers for the Yeas:||41.|
|Captain Cust,||With the Yeas,|
|Colonel West,||Tellers for the Noes:||32.|
|Colonel Blunt,||With the Noes,|
For Relief of the Inhabitants of Long Sutton, in the County of Lincoln; for a Collection in the Counties of Lincoln, Norfolk, Cambridge, and York; and in the Cities, of York, Norwich, London, and Westminster.
For Relief of the poor distressed Inhabitants of the Town of Bungay in Suffolk; for a Collection in the Counties of Suffolk, Norfolk, Essex, Kent, Middlesex; the Cities of London and Westminster; the Counties of Sussex, Hartford, Cambridg, Lincoln, Bedford, Stafford, Derby, Northampton, Nottingham, Leicester, Huntington, and Rutland:
For Relief of the Inhabitants of Newmarkett, in the County of Suffolk, for a Collection in the Counties of Lincoln, Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridg, York, and in the Cities of York, Norwich, London, and Westminster: And that the Lords Commissioners for the Great Seal of England be authorized and required to pass the same under the said Great Seal, accordingly: And that the Committee who made this Report, be authorized and impowered to set down what Fees shall be taken for the Passing of the said Patents, for easing the Charge of the Petitioners; and that no other Fees be taken for the same.
The humble Petition of Robert Stansby, of Ipswich, in the County of Suffolk, Clerk, in Behalf of EmanuellCollege in Cambridge, the Towns of Preston and Lavenham, in the said County of Suffolk; and also in his own Behalf; was this Day read.
A Bill, intituled, An Act for Disappropriating of the Rectory Appropriate of Preston, in the County of Suffolk; and for the Union and Consolidation of the said Rectory, and of the Vicarage of the Church of Preston aforesaid; and for assuring the Advowson and Right of Patronage of the same unto the Master, Fellows, and Scholars of Emanuell-college in Cambridge, and to their Successors for ever; was this Day read the First time.
Petition from Bristoll.
Mr. Warner reports from the Committee for Trade and Corporations, The humble Petition of the Society of Merchants-Adventurers, and other the Inhabitants, Tradesmen, of all Sorts, within the City of Bristoll: Which was also this Day read.
Resolved, That the Planters of English Tobacco in Gloucestershire shall enjoy the English Tobacco by them planted this Year only, without Interruption or Molestation: And that Captain Crofts do bring in an Act to this Purpose.