Wednesday, the 28th of September, 1653.
Equality in Taxes.
THE House was this Day, according to former
Order, resolved into a Grand Committee, upon the
Debate, formerly in the House, touching Equality in
Mr. Sadler was called to the Chair.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Mr. Sadler reports from the Grand Committee, that
That Committee hath adjourned till this Day Sevennight;
and desire the Leave of the House, that the Grand Committee may sit then.
The Question being put, That the House be resolved
into a Grand Committee on this Day Sevennight, upon
this Debate; and that Mr. Speaker do then forbear to
take the Chair;
It passed in the Negative.
Resolved, That the House be resolved into a Grand
Committee on this Day Fortnight, upon the Debate
touching Equality of Cases: And that Mr. Speaker
do then forbear to take the Chair.
High Court of Justice.
The Question being put, That the Bill for the High
Court of Justice, be reported To-morrow Morning;
The House was divided.
The Yeas went forth.
||Tellers for the Yeas:
||With the Yeas,
||Tellers for the Noes:
||With the Noes,
So it passed in the Negative.
Leave of Absence.
Resolved, That Colonel Mountague have Leave to go
into the Country for a Fortnight.
Petition from Southampton.
The House being informed, that there were divers
Gentlemen of Hampshire at the Door;
They were called in: And being come to the Bar,
after a short Preamble, they presented a Petition: Which,
after they were withdrawn, was read; and was intituled,
The humble Petition of many of the Well-affected of the
County of Southampton, and Town and County thereof.
The Petitioners were again called in: And Mr. Speaker,
by Command of the House, did return them this Answer:
That the House doth give Thanks to them for their good
Affections to the Parliament; and that the Business of
the Petition is now under Consideration: And that the
House will do therein as God shall direct them.
Hullenberch's &c. Nat.
Resolved, That a Bill be brought in for naturalizing
Philip Hullenberch, Charles Gootens, John Rossett, John
Hullenberch, David de Maecht, and Paul Vandensteen:
And that Sir Gilbert Pickering, Mr. Sadler, Sir Anthony
Ashley Cooper, Mr. Strickland, Mr. Carew, Colonel Sidenham, Alderman Titchborne, Alderman Ireton, Mr. Clark,
Mr. Barbone, or any Three of them, are to prepare a Bill
for that Purpose; and present it to the House.
Resolved, That the Name of Mr. John Zachary be
inserted into this Bill.
Resolved, That it be referred to the same Committee,
to put in the Names of the Children of Mr. John Tracy;
and also the Names of the Children of Mr. Henry Lawrence, and Mr. Philip Nye, into this Bill, to be naturalized.