Die Martis, 3 Aprilis, 1649.
Price of Victuals.
ORDERED, That the Act for abating the Price of Victuals be read To-morrow Morning, the first Business.
Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Act touching Delinquents is referred, be, and are hereby, injoined
to meet this Afternoon: And that the said Act be reported To-morrow Morning.
Fee Farm Rents.
Mr. Garland reports an Act for selling the Fee Farm
Rents belonging unto the Crown of England, and Duchy
of Lancaster: Which was this Day read the First and
Second time: and, upon the Question, committed unto
Mr. Martyn, Mr. Scott, Mr. Holland, Mr. Garland, Mr.
Lysle, Mr. Whitlock, Mr. Burrell, Mr. Say, Mr. Pury,
Sir Gregory Norton, Mr. Prideaux, Mr. Hill, Mr. Gurdon, Mr. Trenchard, Mr. Carew, Mr. Tho. Challener,
Mr. Cawley, Sir James Harrington, Sir John Hippesly,
Mr. Leman, Mr. Blackeston, Mr. Pelham, Sir Wm. Armyn,
Serjeant Nicholas, Colonel Jones, Sir John Danvers, Mr.
Clement, Sir Gilbert Pickering, Colonel Ludlowe, Alderman Wilson; or any Five of them: With Power to consider of the Names of Persons to be Trustees, and for
how many Years Purchase the same shall be sold; and
present the same to the House for their Approbation:
And with further Power to send for the Judges, to confer
with them; and also to send for Clerks of any of the
Courts, or any other Persons; and for Records, Papers,
Writings, or any thing else that may conduce to the
Business: The said Committee are to meet at Two of the
Clock, To-morrow, in the Afternoon, in the Exchequer
Ministers interfering in Politics.
Mr. Lysle reports an Act prohibiting Ministers and
Preachers, in Praying or Preaching, to intermeddle with
Matters of State: Which was this Day read the First and
Second time; and, upon the Question, committed to Mr.
Whitlock, Mr. Lysle, Sir James Harrington, Mr. Gurdon,
Mr. Scott, Mr. John Corbett, Mr. Garland, Mr. Weaver,
Alderman Atkins, Major General Skippon, Mr. Salloway,
Mr. Allen, Commissary General Ireton, or any Three of
them, upon the whole Debate; and . . present their Opinions thereupon to the House: And this Committee are
to meet this Afternoon at Two of the Clock.
Dean and Chapters Lands.
Mr. John Corbett reports Amendments to the Act
for Sale of Dean and Chapters Lands: Which were this
Day read the First and Second time: And, upon the
Question, adjourned the Debate till This-day-sevennight.