Wednesday, the 29th of November, 1654.
AN Act for an Assessment for Three Months, at the
Rate of Sixty thousand Pounds by the Month, was
this Day read the Second time.
The Question being put, That there be an Alteration
in the Proportions from the last Tax, for these next Three
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.
Resolved, That this Bill be committed to a Committee
of the whole House.
Resolved, That the House be resolved into a Grand
Committee, this Afternoon, upon this Bill.
THE House was resolved into a Committee of the
whole House, upon the Bill for the Assessment, according to the Order of this Day.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Turnor was called to the Chair.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Mr. Turnor reports the Desire of the Grand Committee, for Leave to sit again on Friday Morning, upon
Resolved, That the House be resolved into a Committee of the whole House on Friday Morning next, upon
the Bill for the Assessment.