Friday, the 26th December, 1656.
A BILL for Establishing of several Lands in the
Counties of Dublin and Kildare in Ireland, upon
John Blackwell the younger, Esquire, and his Heirs; and
for Confirmation of Letters Patents to him made; was
this Day read the First time; and, upon the Question,
ordered to be read the Second time on Monday Morning
Yorkshire Cloth Trade.
Ordered, That the Bill touching the Clothiers in Leeds
in the County of York be read the Second time on this
The humble Petition of divers Adventurers for Lands
in Ireland, whose Lots are fallen in the Baronies of Kemry,
and Poble Bryan, in the County of Lymrick, was this
Ordered, That this Petition be referred to the Committee, to whom the Petition of Sir Harders Waller is
referred; and that Mr. Collins and Mr. Stephens be
added to that Committee.
A Bill for Maintenance of a Minister in Newport in the
Isle of Wight, was this Day read the Second time; and,
upon the Question, committed to Colonel Sidenham, Mr.
Bedford, Alderman Pack, Mr. Fowell, Mr. Bacon, Earl
of Salisbury, Major-General Bridges, Major General
Packer, Mr. Bampfield, Mr. Barrington, Major Audley,
Mr. Bond, Lord Commissioner Lisle, Colonel Hewson,
Mr. Lawrence, Captain Hatsell, Mr. Butler, Mr. Moody,
Colonel Cooper, Major Boreman, Colonel Purefoy,
Colonel Fitz-James, Mr. Dunch: And this Committee
are to meet To-morrow at Two of Clock, in the DuchyChamber.
Letter from Protector.
A Letter from his Highness the Lord Protector,
directed thus; "To our Right Trusty and Right Wellbeloved Sir Thomas Widdrington, Speaker of the Parliament: To be communicated to the Parliament;" dated
the 25th of December 1656; was this Day read.
Resolved, That this Debate be adjourned till Tomorrow Morning.