Thursday, the 2d
of September, 1652.
ORDERED, That the Parliament do meet Tomorrow Morning, at Nine of the Clock, in the Abbey
Church in Westminster, to give Thanks to Almighty God
for many Mercies; and in particular for the Great Victories vouchsafed unto their Forces at Worcester, on the
3d Day of September 1651; and at Dunbarre, on the
3d Day of September 1650: And that Mr. Strong be desired to preach then, before the Parliament, and that Sir
John Trevor do acquaint Mr. Stronge therewith.
Ordered, That Mr. Speaker, at the Rising of the
House, do adjourn to Tuesday Morning next.
A Bill for Calling Home English Mariners and Seamen, from serving Foreign States and Princes, was this
Day read the Second time; and, upon the Question,
committed to the Committee of the Navy: And that it
be brought in again on Tuesday Morning next.
An Act giving several Powers to several Persons constituted Commissioners for managing the Affairs of Ireland, and for repealing of the Powers of the former Commissioners, was this Day read the Second time.
Ordered, That the Blanks be filled up with the 20th of
Ordered, That the Name of Oliver Cromwell, Captain
General of the Forces raised by Authority of Parliament,
be inserted into this Bill, for one of the Commissioners.
The Question being put, That this Act, so amended,
It passed with the Negative.
And the said Act, being put to the Question, passed.
Resolved, That such of the Commissioners for manageing of the Affairs in Ireland, who had Salaries formerly,
have the same Salaries continued unto them; and that,
from the 25th of December next, they be paid their Salaries out of the Revenues in Ireland.
Late King's Lands, &c.
Ordered, That the Trustees and Contractors for Sale
of the Lands of the late King, Queen, and Prince, be required to forbear to sell or convey the Islands of Scilly,
or any Part thereof, or any Lands, Tenements, or Hereditaments therein, heretofore belonging to the said late
King, Queen, or Prince.
Ordered, That the said Trustees and Contractors be
required to forbear to sell or convey any the Lands belonging to Chatham Dock.
Ordered, That the Trustees and Contractors be required
to forbear to sell or convey any of the Lodges belonging
to the several Forests, and which have been used as
Forest Lodges, together with the particular Grounds
which have been inclosed about such Lodges, for the Use
of the Keeper or Ranger of such Forests, until the Parliament take further Order: And that it be referred to
the Committee of the Navy, to consider of what other
things, that are now exposed to Sale by the said Contractors, are not by the Act to be sold, or are necessary to be
made use of for the Service of the State; and report the
same to the Parliament.
The House adjourned itself to Tuesday Morning
next, Eight of Clock.