Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Tuesday, the 17th of February, 1656.
Relief of Edwards, &c.
AN additional Bill for the ascertaining and effectual Setting-out of Lands and Houses in Ireland, in Consideration of Losses sustained by Anthony Edwards, and others the well-affected Inhabitants of the City of Gloucester, was this Day read the First time; and, upon the Question, ordered to be read the Second time on Thursday Morning next.
Ordered, That this Petition be referred to a Committee: Viz. Mr. Holland, General Disbrow, Mr. Bond, Major Aston, Colonel Cooper, Mr. Mason, Master of the Rolls, Mr. Atkins, Colonel Beamont, Captain Baines, Major General Berry, Mr. Bampfield, Colonel Hawksworth, Colonel Thistlethwait, Colonel Zanchy, Colonel Puresoy, Mr. Lloyd, Colonel White, Major Beak, Sir Rich. Onsloe, Mr. Robinson, Sir Christofer Pack, Mr. Attorney Duchy, Sir Wm. Strickland, Colonel Shapcott, Colonel Fitz-James, Mr. Godfrey, Mr. Rolls, Captain Lilborne, Mr. Grove, Mr. Margetts, Mr. Fleetwood, Mr. Tho. Gorges, Sir Tho. Wroth, Mr. Vincent, Captain Blackwell, Sir John Reynolds: And they are to consider of this Petition, and of the Arrears of the Petitioner, and to state the same to the House, and to present their Opinion to the House: And they are to meet at Two of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Tonnage and Poundage.
Mr. Downing reports, from the said Grand Committee, A Bill for an Assessment upon England, at the Rate of Sixty thousand Pounds by the Month for Three Months, from the 25th of March 1657 to the 24th of June then next ensuing.