Monday, the 7th of November, 1653.
THE Petition of Doctor Philip Carteret, AdvocateGeneral to the Army in Ireland, was this Day read.
Ordered, That this Petition be referred to the Committee for the Army, to consider of the Business; and
report the same, with their Opinion, to the House.
Fines on Bills, &c.
The Question being put, That the General Words in
the Act, intituled, An Act for taking away Fines upon Bills,
Declarations, and Original Writs, do extend to take away
the Fines upon Writs of Covenant, and Writs of Entry;
The House was divided.
The Yeas went forth.
||Tellers for the Noes:
||With the Noes,
||Tellers for the Yeas:
||With the Yeas,
So it was Resolved, That the general Words in the Act
for taking away Fines upon Bills, Declarations, and Original Writs, do extend to take away the Fines upon Writs
of Covenant, and Writs of Entry.
Tenants in Tail.
Resolved, That a Bill be brought in, whereby Tenants
in Tail may be enabled to pass away their Estates: And
that Colonel West do take care to see the same prepared
and brought in, accordingly.
The Act for an Assessment, at the Rate of by
the Month, for Months, from the 25th Day of
December 1653 to the of then next
ensuing, towards the Maintenance of the Armies and
Navies of this Commonwealth, was this Day read the
Petition from London.
The humble Petition of the Lord Mayor, Aldermen,
and Commons of the City of London, in Common-Council
assembled, was this Day read.
Resolved, That this Debate upon this Bill, be adjourned
till To-morrow Morning.
Ordered, That the Business of Sheriffs be put off till