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 22d of October, 1653.
Sale of Forests.
A BILL, intituled, An Act for the De-afforestation, Sale, and Improvement of the Forests, and the Honours, Manors, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, within the usual Limits, and Perambulations of the same, heretofore belonging to the late King, Queen, and Prince, was this Day read the First time; and ordered to be read the Second time, on Wednesday next.
Resolved, That no Committee of Parliament, nor the Council of State, do sit after Eight of the Clock in the Morning; but that the Members of this House be enjoined to meet in the House, every Morning, at Eight of the Clock.
Mr. Wingfield reports from the Committee for the Law, a Bill for constituting Commissioners for hearing and determining Causes of Equity in Chancery: Which was this Day read.
The Question being put, That this Bill be read the Second time;
It passed with the Negative.
Ordered, That the Committee for the Law be enjoined to sit this Afternoon, upon the Bill for the Chancery (which was committed); and bring in the same, with the Amendments, on Monday Morning.