Die Martis, 7 Augusti, 1649.
AN Act for Transportation of Pepper, and other
Spices and Drugs, out of this Commonwealth, uncleansed and ungarbled, to any the Parts beyond the Seas,
was this Day read the First and Second time; and, upon
the Question, committed unto Mr. Corbett, Mr. Wilson,
Mr. Garland, Sir William Allanson, Mr. Clement, Mr.
Hodges, Sir James Harrington, Mr. Scott, Mr. Stephens,
Mr. Dove, Mr. Blagrave, Colonel Venne, Mr. Tho. Challener, Mr. Holland, Mr. Weaver, Mr. Bond, Colonel
Syddenham, Sir John Danvers, Mr. Smith, Mr. Skynner,
Mr. James Ash, Mr. Goodwyn, Mr. Say, Mr. Browne,
Mr. Luke Hodges; or any Five of them: With Power
to send for Parties: And are to meet this Afternoon at
Two a Clock, in the Exchequer Chamber.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of the
Revenue, to examine the Particulars touching the Charge
for making the Mace of this House: And if they find
the same was miscast, and that the Sum of Nine Pounds
Ten Shillings remaineth yet due and unpaid for the same,
that they do forthwith make Payment thereof unto Thomas Mandye.
Ordered, That Mr. Blagrave report the Act touching
recording Conveyances and Incumbrances, on Thursdaycome-sevennight.
The House this Day proceeded in the Declaration concerning the Maintenance of the Ministry and Church
The Question being put, That the declarative Clause
in the Act, touching the Presbyterian Government, be
Part of the Declaration;
The House was divided.
The Yeas went forth.
||Tellers for the Yeas:
||With the Yeas,:
||Tellers for the Noes:
||With the Noes,
The Speaker declares his Vote with the Noes.
So it passed with the Negative.
Ordered, That it be referred to a Committee, upon the
Debate of the House, to take into Consideration the Declaration; and to review the Book and Ordinances for
settling Presbytery; and to bring it in, with such Alterations as they shall think fit, with Lenity to tender Consciences: Viz. unto Sir James Harrington, Mr. Rous, Mr.
Gourdon; Mr. Robinson, Dr. Palmer, Mr. Millington, Sir
William Strickland, Mr. Salwey, Mr. Corbett, Mr. Lister,
Colonel Thompson, Mr. Challoner, Mr. Say, Lord Grey,
Colonel Ven, Colonel Sidenham, Mr. Dove, Sir Richard
Lucy, Mr. Goodwyn, Lord Commissioner Lisle, Captain
Skinner, Colonel Purefoy, Mr. Garland, Mr. Marten, Sir
John Danvers, Mr. Fell, Mr. Baker; or any Five of
them; . . . are to sit this Afternoon, in the Exchequer
Chamber; and to bring it in on Friday Morning: And
all that come to have Voices.
Ordered, That the Act for Prisoners be reported, the
first Business, To-morrow Morning.