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, the 12th of February, 1656.
A BILL enabling George Faunt of Foston in the County of Leicester Esquire to sell and convey Part of his Lands, for Payment of several Debts and Legacies, charged upon his Estate by Sir Wm. Faunt Knight, deceased; and for the Raising of Portions for his younger Children; and for the Making of his Wife a Jointure; was this Day read the First time; and, upon the Question, ordered to be read the Second time on this Day Sevennight.
|Captain Baines,||Tellers for the Noes:||39.|
|Mr. Brewster,||With the Noes,|
|Major-General Packer,||Tellers for the Yeas:||72.|
|Colonel Twisleton,||With the Yeas,|
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee for Drury-house, to confer with the Trustees, or such other Persons as they shall think fit, concerning the Raising and Bringing in of Monies due to the Commonwealth: And the Committee are to meet this Afternoon, at Two of Clock, in the Duchy-Chamber.