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House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 30 April 1652

Pages 128-129

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

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Friday, the 30th of April, 1652.

Prayers.

Invalid Soldiers.

THE humble Petition of about 180 maimed and sick Soldiers was this Day read: Whereunto was annexed a List of the Names of those Soldiers fit to be sent to the Bath, for perfecting their Cures.

Resolved, by the Parliament, That it be referred to the Committee for maimed Soldiers, to take care, that those maimed and sick Soldiers be conveyed to the Bath, for Perfecting their Cures: And it is

Ordered, That the Council of State do take care, that One thousand Pounds be forthwith paid, to defray the Charges thereof.

Resolved, That a Letter of Thanks be sent to Doctor Bavy, for his Care and Tenderness towards the maimed Soldiers, at their being at the Bath; and to desire the Continuance of his Care: And that Mr. Holland do prepare the said Letter; and that Mr. Speaker do sign the same.

Poor.

Major General Harrison reports from the Committee for setting the Poor on Work, and Preventing Begging throughout the Nation, That the Parliament be moved, at the first Sitting of this House this Morning, that they would please to order, That the Order they have lately made, by which this Committee sits, may be forthwith printed and published.

Ordered, by the Parliament, That the several Votes of Parliament, of the 27th of April 1652, touching the Relief of the Poor, and Setting them on Work, be forthwith printed and published.

Transporting Butter.

Ordered, That an Act be brought in for repealing the Statute for restraining the Transporting of Butter: And that Mr. Say do prepare and bring in the Act accordingly.

Poor.

Ordered, That the Committee for Setting the Poor on Work be impowered and authorized to sit de die in diem; and to send for Persons, Papers, and Witnesses, and what else may conduce to the Business.

Irish Affairs.

A Letter from the Commissioners of the Parliament of England, from Dublyn, of April the 15th 1652, was this Day read.

Mr. Weaver made a Relation to the Parliament of the State of Affairs in Ireland: And reported several Considerations, to be offered to the Parliament, wherein their Resolutions are humbly desired.

Resolved, by the Parliament, That, upon Consideration of the Necessity of this Occasion, of the Commissioners of the Parliament in Ireland their sending over Mr. Weaver, the Parliament doth dispense with their Sending of him, and his Coming over.

Resolved, That the hearty Thanks of the Parliament be given to Mr. Weaver now present, and to the rest of the Commissioners of the Parliament now in Ireland, for their faithful Service done to the Commonwealth in Ireland.

Resolved, That a Letter of Thanks be sent to the rest of the Commissioners now in Ireland, for their faithful Service done to the Commonwealth: And that Mr. Marten do prepare the said Letter, and that Mr. Speaker do sign the same.

Mr. Speaker did give Mr. Weaver, now present, the hearty Thanks of the Parliament, for his faithful Service done to this Commonwealth in Ireland.

Ordered, That the Paper of Considerations, now reported, be referred to the Council of State, to take the same into speedy Consideration; and forthwith to make Report thereof, together with the rest of the Business of Ireland, now under Consideration.

Fee-farm Rents.

Ordered, That the additional Bill for Sale of Fee-farm Rents be read on Tuesday Morning next, the first Business; nothing to intervene.

The House, according to former Order, adjourned itself to Tuesday Morning next, Eight of Clock.