House of Commons Journal Volume 7
7 July 1652

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 7 July 1652', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 7: 1651-1660 (1802), pp. 150. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=24030 Date accessed: 23 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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Wednesday, the 7th of July, 1652.

Prayers.

Payment to Stephens.

THE Question being propounded, That the Commissioners for compounding be impowered and required to give Warrant to the Treasurers of the Receipt of Haberdashers-Hall, or Goldsmiths-Hall, to make Payment, unto Henry Stephens, Merchant, or his Assigns, according to an Order of the 18th of May 1648, the Monies which already are, or shall, come in upon such Discoveries, as have been or shall be, made by him, according to that Order: And the Acquittance and Acquittances of the said Henry Stephens, or his Assigns, shall be a sufficient Discharge unto the said Treasurers for the same;

And the Question being put, That that Question be now put;

The House-was divided.

The Noes went forth.

Mr. Bond, Tellers for the Noes: 13.
Mr. Solicitor General, With the Noes,
Sir John Danvers, Tellers for the Yeas: 35.
Sir Wm. Masham, With the Yeas,

So it passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put;

The House was again divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Mr. Solicitor General, Tellers for the Noes: 18.
Colonel Marten, With the Noes,
Sir John Danvers, Tellers for the Yeas: 33.
Sir Wm. Masham, With the Yeas,

So it was Resolved, by the Parliament, That the Commissioners for compounding be impowered and required to give Warrant to the Treasurers of the Receipt of Haberdasher's-Hall, or Goldsmith's-Hall, to make Payment unto Henry Stephens, Merchant, or his Assigns, according to an Order of the 18th of May 1648, the Moneis which already are, or shall, come in upon such Discoveries, as have been, or shall be, made by him, according to that Order: And the Acquittance and Acquittances of the said Henry Stephens, or his Assigns, shall be a sufficient Discharge unto the said Treasurers for the same.

Army Accompts.

Ordered, That the Report touching the Soldiers Accompts be made on Friday next.

Publick Faith.

Ordered, That the Report touching the Publick Faith be made on Friday next.

Articles.

Ordered, That the Act for Articles be read on Friday Morning next.

Transactions with Holland.

The Lord Commissioner Whitelock reports from the Committee of Members of Parliament of the Council of State, the Declaration of the Parliament of the Commonwealth of England, relating to the Affairs and Proceedings between this Commonwealth, and the States General of the United Provinces of the Low Countries, and the present Differences occasioned on the States' Part, as the same is, by the said Committee, altered and amended: Which Declaration, so altered and amended, was this Day read: And, after divers Amendments at the Table;

Resolved, That this Word "Declaration" do stand in the Title.

The said Declaration, so amended, being put to the Question, was assented unto.

Ordered, That the Papers, to which this Declaration doth relate, be printed, together with this Declaration: And that the Clerk of the Parliament give Order for the Printing thereof, accordingly.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Council of State, to see that this Declaration be translated into Latin, Dutch, and French; and into any other Language, as they shall think fit.