House of Commons Journal Volume 7
8 January 1657

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 8 January 1657', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 7: 1651-1660 (1802), pp. 480. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=24545 Date accessed: 25 October 2014.


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Thursday, the 8th of January, 1656.

Leave of Absence.

ORDERED, That Sir John Trevor and Mr. Tre vor have Leave to go into the Country.

Ordered, That Colonel Bethell have Leave to go into the Country.

Committees.

Resolved, That, notwithstanding the Adjournment of the House, the several Committees may sit and act.

Fast-day.

Resolved, That the Members of this House do meet To-morrow, for the Observation of the Fast, notwithstanding the Absence of Mr. Speaker.

Leave of Absence.

Resolved, That Colonel Lassells have Leave to go into the Country.

Adjournment.

Resolved, That the House shall be adjourned until Monday Morning next.

Militia.

Resolved, That the Debate upon the Bill for Continuing and Assessing of a Tax for the Paying and Maintaining of the Militia Forces, be adjourned till Monday Morning next, the first Business; nothing to intervene.

Excise.

The Question being propounded, That the House do sit in a Grand Committee of the whole House on this Day, and on Saturday Morning next, upon this Bill of Excise, notwithstanding the Adjournment of the House: (fn. [a]) And that the House be resolved into a Grand Committee accordingly.

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

It passed with the Affirmative.

And the main Question being put; It was

Resolved, That the House do sit in a Grand Committee of the whole House on this Day, and on Saturday Morning next, upon the Bill of Excise, notwithstanding the Adjournment of the House: (fn. [b]) And that the House be resolved into a Grand Committee, accordingly.

Adjournment.

The House, according to former Order, adjourned itself until Monday Morning next, Eight of Clock.

Excise.

The House, according to former Order, was resolved into a Grand Committee, upon the additional Bill for the better Improvement and Advancing the Receipts of the Excise and New Impost.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.

Mr. Fowell took the Chair.

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[a][b] The following Words (Part of the preceding Question and Resolution) have a Line drawn under them, in the Original; as if intanded to be scratched out.