Thursday, the 4th of December, 1656.
Whalley's &c. Estate.
ORDERED, That Lord Deputy of Ireland, and
Mr. Williams, be added to the Committee for Judge
Advocate Whalley's Bill.
Ordered, That Colonel Blake and Mr. Nicholas be
added to the Bill for Recusants.
Ld. Cobham's Estate.
Ordered, That Captain Baines, and Mr. Bond be
added to the Committee for Lord Cobham's Bill.
Earl of Huntingdon's Estate.
A Bill to confirm the Sale of Lands sold by Ferdinando
late Earl of Huntingdon, whereby he paid several Debts;
and for the Sale of some other Lands, for Payment of the
Residue of his Debts; was this Day read the First time;
and, upon the Question, ordered to be read the Second
time on Saturday Morning next.
Ordered, That Colonel Purefoy and Colonel Grasvener
be added to the Committee for the Civil Law.
Ordered, That the Bill, prohibiting building Houses in
London and Westminster, be read the First time on Saturday Morning next.
A Bill for the better Suppressing of Theft upon the
Borders of England and Scotland, &c. was this Day read
the Second time; and, upon the Question, committed to
Mr. Robinson, Sir James Macdowell, Lord Cockram, Mr.
Robert Fenwick, Mr. Wm. Fenwick, Major-General Lilborne, Mr. Brisco, Major-General Howard, Lord Lambert,
Colonel Rous, Sir Christofer Pack, Mr. Downing, Mr.
Lockhart, Judge-Advocate Whaley, Mr. Smith, Mr. Law
rence, Mr. Shield, Mr. Swynton, Lord Eure, General Disbrow, and all the Gentlemen that serve for the Four Northern Counties: And are to meet at Two of the Clock this
Afternoon, in the Duchy-Chamber: With Power to insert
a Clause for Remanding; and to bring it into the House.
A Bill for the better Amending and Repairing of the
Highways of this Commonwealth was this Day read the
First time; and, upon the Question, ordered to be read
the Second time upon Tuesday next.
Union with Scotland.
The House, according to former Order, was this Day
resolved into a Grand Committee, upon the Bill for Uniting Scotland into one Commonwealth with England.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Bampfeild took the Chair.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Mr. Bampfield reports the Desire of the Committee,
That this House will appoint another Day for them to sit.
Ordered, That on Saturday next the House be resolved
into a Grand Committee, upon the Bill for Uniting
Scotland into one Commonwealth with England.