Wednesday the 15th of September, 1652.
Embassy from Portugal.
MR. Speaker, by way of Report, acquainted the
Parliament, That he had received a Letter from
the Lord Ambassador Extraordinary from the King of
Portugall: Which was this Day read, in Latin.
Ordered, That this Letter be referred to the Council
of State; and that they give Order for the said Lord
Ambassador's Reception into London, according to the
former Vote of Parliament; and that they appoint him a
Time for his coming to London, accordingly.
The humble Petition of John Trenchard Esquire, a
Member of Parliament, was this Day read.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Members of Parliament, being of the Council of State, to confer with
Mr. Trenchard touching the Messuage called Vaux-Hall,
and Lands thereunto belonging: And that they cause
the said House and Lands to be surveyed by Colonel
Webb, Surveyor-General for the Sale of the Lands of the
late King, Queen, and Prince; and present their Opinions therein to the Parliament.
Old Barge House.
Ordered, That it be also referred to the Council of
State, to consider of the Old Barge House in Southwark:
And that they cause the same to be surveyed; and present
their Opinion to the Parliament, touching the Sale or
Ly. Wallop's Estate.
An Act for making void the Jointure of the Lady Anne
Wallop, now Wife of Robert Wallop, Esquire, and for settling other Lands upon her in Lieu thereof; was this Day
read the First and Second time; and, upon the Question,
committed to Alderman Allein, Mr. Goodwyn, Mr. Nevill, Mr. Say, Mr. Darley, Mr. Hill, Mr. Dove, Mr.
Attorney-General, Mr. Heveningham, Colonel Marten,
Mr. Carew, Mr. Leman, Mr. Garland, Mr. Strickland,
Sir Wm. Brereton, Colonel Fielder, Mr. Hussey, Sir Henry
Mildmay, Mr. Trenchard, Mr. Nelthrop, Sir James Harrington, Major-General Harrison, Mr. Stephens, Mr.
Dixwell, Mr. Scott; or any Five of them: And they are
to meet in Mr. Speaker's Chamber, at Two of Clock this
Afternoon; and so de die in diem.
E. of Huntingdon's Estate.
Mr. Garland reports An Act for enabling the Right
honourable Ferdinando Earl of Huntingdon, to make
Sale of the Manor of Lowborow in the County of
Leicester, and certain other Lands, Tenements and Hereditaments, for Payment of Debts: Which was this Day
read the First time.
And the Question being put, That this Bill be read
the Second time;
The House was divided.
The Yeas went forth.
Sir Wm. Brereton,
||Tellers for the Yeas:
|Major Gen. Harrison,
||With the Yeas,
||Tellers for the Noes:
||With the Noes,
Resolved, That the said Act be read the Second time.
The said Act was now read the Second time accordingly; and, upon the Question, committed unto Mr.
Lenthall, Colonel Marten, Mr. Garland, Lord General,
Sir John Trevor, Mr. Ralegh, Mr. Hussey, Colonel Dove,
Colonel Fielder, Mr. Holland, Major General Harrison,
Mr. Carew, Sir Wm. Brereton, Mr. Goodwyn, Colonel
Bossevile, Mr. Smyth, Sir John Danvers, Mr. Wallop,
Colonel Downes, Mr. Haies, Mr. Scott, Colonel Temple,
Colonel Purefoy, Mr. Mayne, Lord Grey; or any Five
of them: And are to meet this Afternoon, in the
Speaker's Chamber; and so de die in diem.
Mr. Speaker, by way of Report, acquaints the Parliament, That he hath received Letters and Papers from
the Shires and Boroughs in Scotland, with a List of the
several Shires and Boroughs in Scotland, that commissionated Deputies to meet at Edenburgh.
Ordered, That the said Letters, Papers, and List, be
referred to the Council of State.
Ordered, That the House do resume the Debate upon
the Report touching Sir James Stonehowse; and the
Amendments to the Act for Sale of several Lands and
Estates, forfeited to the Commonwealth for Treason; the
first Business; nothing to intervene.