House of Commons Journal Volume 6
16 March 1650

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 6: 16 March 1650', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 6: 1648-1651 (1802), pp. 383. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=25869 Date accessed: 28 July 2014.


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Die Sabbati, 16 Martii, 1649.

Prayers.

Trade.

AN Act for Regulating of Trade, was this Day read the Second Time.

And the Question being propounded, That the Number of the Commissioners in this Act shall be One-andtwenty;

And the Question being put, That that Question be now put;

It passed with the Negative.

The Question being propounded, That the Number of the Commissioners in this Act shall be Fifteen;

And the Question being put, That that Question be now put;

It passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

It was Resolved, That the Number of the Commissioners in this Act shall be Fifteen.

Resolved, That the Quorum of the said Commissioners, or standing Council, shall be Five.

Resolved, That, of this Number of Fifteen, there shall be Two of the Members of this House, whereof one to be of the Council of State.

Resolved, That Mr. Thomas Challenor and Major Salway shall be Two of the said Commissioners in this Act.

Resolved, That Sir Henry Vane the younger be also one of the Commissioners in this Act.

Resolved, That this Act be committed; viz. to Mr. Bond, Alderman Allen, Sir Henry Vane, Mr. Thomas Challenor, Mr. Ashe, Mr. Stephens, Mr. Boone, Mr. Darley, Sir Henry Myldmay, Mr. Clement, Sir John Danvers, Mr. Edwards, Mr. Goodwyn, Colonel Venne, Mr. James Challenor, Sir Gilbert Pickering, Mr. Hodges, Sir John Hippesley, Lord Commissioner Lysle, Colonel Jones, Colonel Fleetwood, Mr. Corbet, Colonel Philip Jones, Major Salway; or any Five of them: And all that come, are to have Voices: And this Committee is to meet this Afternoon at Two of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber; and so de die in diem: And this Committee have Power to consider of, and present the Names of, fit Persons to be the rest of the Commissioners in this Act.

And Mr. Thomas Challenor is to take care hereof.

Resolved, That Benjamin Worsley be Secretary to the Commissioners in this Act.

Indemnity of Tenants, &c.

Mr. Weaver reports Amendments to the Bill for Indemnity of Tenants, and others who have in the late Wars, expressed their good Affection to the Parliament, against the Injuries and Oppressions of their ill-affected Landlords, and other Persons that have adhered to the late King against the Parliament: Which were twice read; and the Bill re-committed to the same Committee: Who are to meet this Afternoon at Two of the Clock: And to bring it in on Monday Morning.