Thursday, the 27th
of May, 1652.
THE Question being propounded, That it be referred
to the Committee of Hampshire, to take care, that
the Books and Manuscripts late belonging to the Library of
the Dean and Chapter of Winchester, be sent down to the
Library of Winchester, there to remain for publick Use;
And the Question being put, That That Question be
It passed with the Affirmative.
And the main Question being put;
The House was divided.
The Yeas went forth.
Sir Wm. Brereton,
||Tellers for the Yeas:
|Sir Henry Mildmay,
||With the Yeas,
||Tellers for the Noes:
|Mr. Tho. Challoner,
||With the Noes,
So it was Resolved, That it be referred to the Committee of Hampshire, to take care, that the Books and Manuscripts late belonging to the Library of the Dean and
Chapter of Winchester, be sent down to the Library at
Winchester College, there to remain for publick Use.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of
Hampshire, to examine who hath imbezzled the said Books
and Manuscripts, and in whose Hands the said Books are;
and to take care, that they be inventoried, and carried
back to the said Library at Winchester College.
The Bill for raising by the Month,
for Six Months; viz. from the 24th of June to the 25th of
December next; towards the Maintenance of the Armies
in England, Ireland, and Scotland, raised by Authority of
Parliament, for the Service of the Parliament; was this
Day . . . . the Second time.
The Question being put, That John Tregegle do stand
a Commissioner in this Bill for the County of Cornwall;
It passed with the Negative.
Resolved, That Major General Skippon be inserted a
Commissioner for the Counties of Bucks and Middlesex.
Resolved, That the Sum, to fill up the Blank in this Bill,
be Ninety thousand Pounds by the Month.
Ordered, That the Proportions in the Bill for each
County be as formerly.
Resolved, That this Bill be committed to the Committee of the Army: And all that come, to have Voices,
as to this Purpose.
Resolved, That, notwithstanding the former Order, the
House do sit, at Eight of Clock, on Wednesday next; and
do then take into Consideration, how the Charges of the
Commonwealth may be retrenched in any kind.
Ordered, That the additional Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates, be reported on Tuesday Morning next,
the first Business; nothing to intervene.
Ordered, That the ingrossed Bill for Sale of the Remainder of the Fee-farm Rents, be read on Tuesday