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 29th of October, 1653.
Advancement of Trade.
MR. Warner reports, from the Committee for Trade, A Bill for the Advancement and Regulating of the Trade of this Commonwealth: Which was now read the First time; and ordered to be read the Second time on this Day Sevennight.
Isle of Wight.
THAT, in this Juncture of Time, it hath been found necessary for the Council of State, upon Advice with the Lord-General, that Yarmouth Town, in the Isle of Wight, be fortified with all convenient Speed; and that the Parliament will be pleased to give Directions accordingly.
That, for the better Defence of the Isle Three Foot Companies, consisting of One hundred Men in each Company, together with Thirty Horse, Two Corporals, an Officer, to receive Cornet's Pay, to command them, may be added to the present Establishment of the Isle: And the Committee of the Army, to issue out their Warrants for Payment, accordingly.
Writs of Error.
|Colonel Sydenham,||Tellers for the Yeas:||29.|
|Colonel Bennett,||With the Yeas,|
|Mr. St. Nicholas,||Tellers for the Noes:||33.|
|Mr. Moyer,||With the Noes,|
Embassy to Sweden.
And Mr. Speaker, by the Command of the House, did deliver unto him his Commission, under the Great Seal of England, Letters Credential to the Queen of Sweden, and his Lordship's Instructions: Which having received, and the Performance of mutual Civilities, departed, attended by the Serjeant at Arms.
Mr. Wingfield reports A Bill for regulating the great Exorbitances of Fees in the Law, and elsewhere: Which was read the First and Second time; and, upon the Question, committed to the Committee for Regulating the Law.
Advance of Money.
Ordered, That Colonel West and Mr. Broughton do bring in a Bill, upon Debate of the House, for Settling the Powers touching Indemnity in the several Counties; and to report it to the House before the End of November.
Colonel Danvers reports from the Committee for Prisons and Prisoners, A Bill to enable Robert Peyton, Esquire, and Algernoon Peyton his Brother, to make Sale of Part of their Lands to pay their Debts: Which was this Day read the First and Second time; and, upon the Question, committed to the same Committee for Prisons and Prisoners.