Thursday, the 9th of December, 1652.
THE Lord Commissioner Whitelock reports A Bill
for constituting Commissioners for the Ordering
and Managing the Affairs of the Admiralty and Navy:
Which was this Day read the First and Second time; and,
upon the Question, committed to Lord Commissioner
Whitelock, Mr. Strickland, Lord General, Mr. Allein, Mr.
Love, Sir James Harrington, Sir Henry Mildmay, Colonel
Fielder, Mr. Holland, Sir Wm. Masham, Mr. Burrell,
Mr. Corbett, Mr. Scott, Colonel Purefoy, Sir Peter
Wentworth, Colonel Rich, Mr. Haies, Mr. Boone, Lord
Commissioner Lisle; or any Five of them: And they
are to meet this Afternoon, at two of the Clock, in the
Speaker's Chamber; and to bring it in To-morrow Morning, the first Business.
Ordered, That the Four Members of the House, who
are already named in this Bill, do present the Names of
Two Persons, out of the House, to be inserted into this
Bill, to this Committee; that they may take Consideration
of them, and ripen the same for the Resolution of the