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, July the 12th, 1659;
E. of Pembrooke's Petition.
Ordered, That this Petition be referred to the Committee to whom the Petition of Mr. Solicitor Reynolds is referred; to examine the Business; state the Matter of Fact; and report it to this House, with their Opinion therein: And that Sir Henry Mildmay, Sir Henry Vane, Major Salwey, Colonel Lister, Colonel Martin, Mr. Holland, Colonel Hutchinson, Sir Tho. Wroth, Mr. Say, Colonel Thompson, Mr. Love, Mr. Nevill, Colonel Harvey, Colonel Birch, Mr. Trenchard, Lord St. John, Mr. Weaver, Mr. Scott, Mr. Blagrave, Mr. Brewster, be added to that Committee.
Embassy from Portugall.
Leave of Absence.
Resolved, That these Words; viz. "of the Age of Sixteen Years, and being of sane Memory;" be added, in the First Line, in the Proviso for subscribing the Declaration, next after the Word "Person," in the First Line.
A Proviso was tendered, "To except Alderman Robert Titchborne, and others, concerning the illegal Commitment of John Streater Gentleman, Prisoner to the Gatehouse, Westminster; and his Detention there."
Articles against Petty.
Ordered, That the said Articles be referred to the Commissioners for managing the Government in Ireland, to examine the several particular Misdemeanors, Frauds, Breach of Trusts, and several other Crimes, in the said Articles charged and mentioned: And the said Commissioners, or any Three or more of them, are hereby fully authorized to hear and determine the same.
A Clause was tendered to be made Part of this Act, "That every Person intended to be indemnified by this Act, to pay Forty Shillings for the Use of the Commonwealth, &c.:" Which Clause was read the First time.
|Mr. Scot,||Tellers for the Yeas:||24.|
|Mr. Solicitor Reynolds,||With the Yeas,|
|Mr. Robinson,||Tellers for the Noes:||43.|
|Mr. Ralegh,||With the Noes,|
Resolved, That this Clause; viz. "at such Days and Times, as the Committee for Inspection of the Treasuries shall think fit; or, otherwise, that the said Farmers shall have no Benefit of this present Act;" be added, at the End of the Proviso Yesterday tendered, and Twice read, for excepting the Farmers of the Excise and New Impost, who are . . Arrear with their Rents, out of this Act.