Saturday, the 27th of September, 1656.
Increase of Timber.
AN Act for the Increase and Preservation of Timber,
was this Day read the Second time; and, upon
the Question, committed unto Lord Whitelock, Colonel
Fitz James, Lord Lambert, Colonel Chadwick, Master of
the Rolls, Mr. Fenwick, Mr. Bedford, Mr. Gyles, Sir John
Copleston, Lord Fynes, Mr. Pury, Colonel White, Major
Beake, Mr. Recorder, Sir Edw. Rhodes, Colonel Shapcott,
Captain Blackwell, Colonel Howard, Captain Nicholas,
Colonel Cock, Colonel Michell, Mr. Hoskins, Major General Kelsey, Mr. Pytts, Colonel John Jones, Mr. George
Smyth, Mr. Young, Mr. West, Mr. Throckmorton, Captain
Hatsell, Mr. Trumbell, Colonel Mackworth, Captain
Wagstaff, Mr. Fleetwood, Mr. Rous, Mr. Carter, Major
General Bury, Colonel Clerke, Major General Lilborne,
Mr. Downing, Mr. Hopkins, Major General Haines,
Mr. Carey, Major Saunders, Colonel Purefoy: And this
Committee are to meet in the Duchy Chamber, at Three
of the Clock this Afternoon.
Ordered, That the Consideration of the Preservation
of Woods and Timber in the several Forests, be referred
to the same Committee: And the Lord Richard Cromwell and Colonel Goff are added to that Committee.
The Question being propounded, That a Committee
be appointed to revise and consider of all the Ordinances,
Acts, and Statutes; and to consider which of them are
fit to be continued, and which to be repealed;
And the Question being put, That a certain Time
limited be appointed in this Question;
It passed in the Negative.
And the Question being put, That that First Question
be now put;
It passed in the Affirmative.
And the main Question being put; It was
Resolved, That a Committee be appointed to revise
and consider of all the Ordinances, Acts, and Statutes;
and to consider which of them are fit to be continued,
and which to be repealed.
The Question being put, That this be referred to a
It passed in the Negative.
And so it was referred to Colonel Jones, Mr. George
Smyth, Mr. Recorder, Lord Chief Justice Glyn, Mr. Phillips, General Disbrow, Mr. Fowell, Mr. Robinson, Captain
Wagstaff, Mr. Bodurda, Mr. Secretary Thurloe, Colonel
Gorge, Attorney General, Solicitor General, Major General Berry, Major General Whaley, all the Gentlemen of
the Long Robe, Major General Boteler, Lord Strickland,
Major Beake, Sir Gilbert Pickering, Colonel Sydenham,
Colonel Rous, Mr. Downing, Captain Hatsell, Lord Broghill, Colonel John Clerk, Major Blake, Earl of Tweddaile,
Colonel Dawkins, Lord Commissioner Fyenes, Colonel
Edwards, Mr. Hopkins, Colonel Jephson: And all that
come to have Voices: And this Committee are to meet
on Monday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon,
in the Painted Chamber: With Power to send for Persons,