Saturday, the 20th of January, 1654.
RESOLVED, That the Vote of the Fifth of
January instant, whereby, in order to a particular
Bill distinct from the Government, it was resolved, That
the yearly Sum of Ten hundred thousand Pounds should
be paid out of the Receipt of the Exchequer, for the
Purposes therein mentioned, be vacated.
And the same, by Command of the House, was
vacated, in the Presence of the House, accordingly.
The House proceeded in the Debate adjourned
Yesterday, upon the Proviso then in Debate.
Eodem Die, post Meridiem.
Settling the Government.
THE Question being propounded, That these Words;
viz. "Provided, that whereas the Militia of this Commonwealth ought not to be raised, formed, or made Use
of, but by common Consent of the People assembled in
Parliament," be Part of the Proviso.
The House was divided.
The Yeas went forth.
|Sir Richard Onslow,
||Tellers for the Yeas:
||With the Yeas,|
||Tellers for the Noes:
||With the Noes,
So it passed with the Affirmative.
And the whole Proviso being put to the Question; It
Resolved, That this Provso be Part of this Bill.
A Proviso was tendered to this Bill; " That no future
Lord Protector should consent to take away the Negatives
hereby declared to be in the Lord Protector."
And the Question being put, That this Proviso be
It passed in the Negative.
Resolved, That the Debate upon this Bill, and the
present Debate in the House, be adjourned till Monday