House of Commons Journal Volume 6: 3 October 1648

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Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 6, 1648-1651. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.

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Die Martis, 3 Octobris, 1648.


Dovor Harbour

THE humble Petition of the Warden and Assistants of Dovor Harbour.

A Certificate, under the Hands of the Surveyors, was likewise read; certifying, That the Repair of the said Harbour, so far as to keep it from the Rage and Violence of the Sea, does amount to the Sum of One thousand Two hundred and Seventy Pounds.

Ordered, That the Committee of the County of Kent do, for the present, out of the Compositions, disburse the Monies desired for the Repair of Dovor Harbour: And that it be referred to the Committee of the Navy, to examine and consider, What Revenue and Means has been assigned for the Repair of the Breaches, and Preservation of the Pier and Harbour of Dovor; and How, and in what manner, the Means allotted has been disbursed and disposed since the Beginning of this Parliament; and of some Way for the Reimbursement of the County of Kent the Monies by them disbursed.


Sir Robert Harley reports the Additions and Amendments to the Ordinance for settling the Militia in all the Counties in the Kingdom: The which were twice read; and the said Amendments and Additions, upon the Question, assented unto.

The Question being put, That the City of Coventry, and County of Warwicke, shall stand divided in this Ordinance;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Mr. Alderman Atkins, Tellers for the Yea: 37.
Mr. Alderman Jesson, With the Yea,
Colonel Norton, Tellers for the Noe: 39.
Mr. Grove, With the Noe,

So that the Question passed with the Negative.

The Question was propounded, For the Ingrossing of this Ordinance:

And the Question being put, Whether This Question shall be now put:

It passed with the Negative.

And the Question being put, For passing this Ordinance;

The Ordinance, upon the Question, passed, with the several Provisoes thereunto added; and is ordered to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.

Leave of Absence.

Ordered, That Colonel Venne have Leave to go into the Country.