Saturday, the 22d of October, 1653.
Sale of Forests.
A BILL, intituled, An Act for the De-afforestation,
Sale, and Improvement of the Forests, and the
Honours, Manors, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, within the usual Limits, and Perambulations of the
same, heretofore belonging to the late King, Queen, and
Prince, was this Day read the First time; and ordered
to be read the Second time, on Wednesday next.
Resolved, That no Committee of Parliament, nor the
Council of State, do sit after Eight of the Clock in the
Morning; but that the Members of this House be enjoined to meet in the House, every Morning, at Eight
of the Clock.
Mr. Wingfield reports from the Committee for the
Law, a Bill for constituting Commissioners for hearing
and determining Causes of Equity in Chancery: Which
was this Day read.
The Question being put, That this Bill be read the
It passed with the Negative.
Ordered, That the Committee for the Law be enjoined
to sit this Afternoon, upon the Bill for the Chancery
(which was committed); and bring in the same, with the
Amendments, on Monday Morning.