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 3d of June, 1652.
AN Act repealing former Acts of Parliament, restraining the Exportation of Butter, was this Day read the First time.
Resolved, That the said Act be now read the Second time.
And the said Act was now read the Second time, accordingly; and, upon the Question, committed to the Committee of the Navy: And all that come, to have Voices, as to this Business: And they are to meet, upon this Business, To-morrow, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, at the Place where that Committee sit.
The House, according to former Order, resumed the Debate upon the additional Act for Sale of Fee-farm Rents.
The Question being put, That this Clause, viz. "And it is hereby further Enacted, That all Annuities, or annual Sums, in gross, of any Estate whatsoever, and the Benefit of all Covenants, Conditions, and Advantages, for the obtaining of the same, belonging to the late King Charles, or to his Relict and late Queen, or to Charles Stuart their Son, or to any of them, or to any Person or Persons in Trust for them, or any of them, are hereby from the 11th of March 1649, granted to, and settled in, the said Trustees, as fully and absolutely, to all Intents and Purposes whatsoever, as if the same had been granted to, and settled in, them, by the said recited Act," do stand in the Bill;
It passed with the Negative.
And the said Bill so amended, being put to the Question, passed: And it is Ordered to be forthwith printed and published.
Resolved, That the Consideration of the Case of Mr. Anthony Withers, of Convent-Garden, be referred to the Commissioners for compounding, to hear and determine the same.
The humble Petition of the distressed Inhabitants of Loddington, in the County of Leicester, was this Day read.
Ordered, That this Petition be committed, with Power to the Committee to consider of fit Remedies in Cases of like Nature; and present their Opinion therein to the Parliament: viz. to Sir Arthure Hesilrig, Mr. Smith, Sir Gilbert Pickering, Colonel Fielder, Mr. Carew, Lord General, Colonel Birch, Lord Commissioner Whitelock, Mr. Robinson, Mr. Lechmere, Mr. Holland, Sir Michael Livesey, Mr. Bond, Mr. Garland, Colonel Waite, Alderman Allein, Major General Skippon, Colonel Peter Temple, Lord Commissioner Lisle, Mr. Attorney General, Sir James Harrington, Colonel Harvey, Mr. Long, Sir Henry Mildmay, Colonel Rich, Sir Wm. Masham, Colonel Stapley, Mr. Hallowes; or any Five of them: And this Committee is to meet this Afternoon, at Two of Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber; and so de die in diem; with Power to send for Persons, Papers, Witnesses, and what else may conduce to the Business: And Sir Gilbert Pickering, Colonel Wayte, and Mr. Garland, are to take care of it.
Ordered, That the Amendment to the Act concerning Articles be reported on Tuesday Morning next.
Ordered, That the Bill concerning delinquent Landlords be read the Second time on Tuesday Morning next, after the Bill for Articles.