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House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 23 November 1652

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Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.

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Tuesday, the 23d of November, 1652.

Prayers.

Admiralty.

RESOLVED, That the Admiralty be settled in the Council of State for the Year ensuing, as it was formerly; and that an Act be brought in to that Purpose.

Convoys.

Ordered, That the Power touching the Convoys, which was formerly settled in the Committee of the Navy, be vested and settled in the Council of State for the Year ensuing, to do therein as the Committee of the Navy were impowered to do.

Claims on Publick Faith.

Ordered, That the Business for the Publick Faith be reported and taken into Consideration on this Day Sevennight, the first Business; nothing to intervene.

Scotch Affairs.

The Lord Commissioner Whitelock reports from the Committee appointed to meet with the Deputies sent from Scotland, The Passages in several Conferences between the said Committee and the said Deputies, touching the Number of Persons to be sent from Scotland, to sit as Members in the Parliament of the Commonwealth of England, and the Time when they shall be admitted to sit in Parliament, in reference to the Bill touching the Union.

Resolved, That the Debate upon this Report be adjourned till To-morrow Fortnight.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee appointed to meet with the Deputies sent from Scotland, to consider of the Information now given to the Parliament, concerning the false Coin now passing up and down in Scotland, or any Information which they may receive touching that Business; and to confer with the said Deputies about the same; and to consider of a Remedy for the same, and present it to the Parliament.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee to whom the Bill touching the Adventurers in Ireland is committed, to consider of the several Complaints made touching false Coins, and clipped Monies, now passed and vented in Scotland; and of some fit Remedy therein; and to present their Opinion therein to the Parliament.

Cinque Ports.

An Act for settling the Powers of the Lord Admiral and Lord Warden of the Cinque-Ports upon the Council of State, was this Day read the First and Second time.

Resolved, That these Words be inserted into the Ninth Line of the said Act; viz. "from and after the Thirtieth Day of November 1652."

Resolved, That the Time of the Continuance of the said Act be, until the First Day of December 1653.

And the said Act, so amended, was, upon the Question, passed.