Wednesday, the 7th of September, 1653.
THE humble Petition of John Lawson, of Brough, in
the County of York, Esquire, was this Day read.
Ordered, That this Petition be referred to the Committee of publick Debts, to examine the Truth thereof, and to
state the Matter of Fact; and report the same to the
House within Twenty Days now next coming: And that
in the mean time, the Payment of the Second Moiety for
the Purchase of the Petitioner's Lands, be respited; and
no Advantage to be taken for Non-payment thereof: And
that the Trustees for Sale of Lands and Estates forfeited
to the Commonwealth for Treason, and the Treasurers,
and other Officers, are to take Notice hereof.
Justices of Peace.
Ordered, That the Committee for Regulating of Justices of Peace, be authorized and required forthwith to
send unto the Lords Commissioners for the Great Seal of
England, the Names of such Persons as the said Committee have approved, or shall approve, to be Justices of
the Peace in the respective Counties: And that the Lords
Commissioners be authorized and required forthwith,
upon Receipt thereof, to issue Commissions of the Peace
into the respective Counties, for those Persons only who
shall be so certified to them by the said Committee, and
to no others.
Petition from Barking.
Resolved, That the humble Petition of divers Inhabitants of the Parish of Barking, in the Forest of Waltham in Essex, be referred to the Committee for Petitions, to examine the Matter; and report to the Parliament within Three Days.
The House resumed the Debate upon the Bill for the
speedy and effectual Satisfaction of the Adventurers for
Lands in Ireland, &c. and adjourned the Debate till To-morrow Morning.
The humble Petition of Elizabeth Lilborn was this