Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Thursday, the 9th of December, 1652.
THE Lord Commissioner Whitelock reports A Bill for constituting Commissioners for the Ordering and Managing the Affairs of the Admiralty and Navy: Which was this Day read the First and Second time; and, upon the Question, committed to Lord Commissioner Whitelock, Mr. Strickland, Lord General, Mr. Allein, Mr. Love, Sir James Harrington, Sir Henry Mildmay, Colonel Fielder, Mr. Holland, Sir Wm. Masham, Mr. Burrell, Mr. Corbett, Mr. Scott, Colonel Purefoy, Sir Peter Wentworth, Colonel Rich, Mr. Haies, Mr. Boone, Lord Commissioner Lisle; or any Five of them: And they are to meet this Afternoon, at two of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber; and to bring it in To-morrow Morning, the first Business.
Ordered, That the Four Members of the House, who are already named in this Bill, do present the Names of Two Persons, out of the House, to be inserted into this Bill, to this Committee; that they may take Consideration of them, and ripen the same for the Resolution of the House.