House of Commons Journal Volume 6
4 June 1649

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 6: 4 June 1649', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 6: 1648-1651 (1802), pp. 223-224. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=25677 Date accessed: 27 August 2014.


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Die Lunæ, 4 Junii, 1649.

Prayers.

Admission of Members.

RESOLVED, &c. That Mr. Frampton Gourdon be admitted into the House.

Resolved, &c. That Mr. Thomas Hodges be admitted into the House.

Resolved, &c. That Mr. Ellis be admitted into the House.

Clerk of Upper Bench.

Ordered, That the Lords Commissioners for the Great Seal be authorized and required to issue a Warrant..the Attorney General for the State, to prepare a Grant of the Office of Clerk of the Upper Bench to Andrew Broughton Gentleman: And that the said Lords Commissioners be authorized and required to pass the said Grant, under the Great Seal accordingly.

Relief under Articles.

Major Salwey reports Amendments to the Act for the Relief of all such Persons as have been, are, or shall be, sued, molested, or any-ways damnified, contrary to Articles or Conditions granted in Time of War: Which Amendments were twice read.

The Question being propounded, That Five only be of the Quorum of the Commissioners nominated in this Act;

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

It passed with the Negative.

The Question being propounded, That Nine be the Quorum of those Commissioners;

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

It passed with the Affirmative.

And so the main Question being put;

It was Resolved, &c. That the Quorum of the Commissioners nominated in this Act touching Articles, be Nine.

Admission of Members.

Colonel Hutchinson reports from the Committee touching absent Members, That Colonel Russell hath given that Committee Satisfaction.

Ordered, That Colonel Russell be admitted into the House.

Mr. Scott reports from the Committee touching absent Members, That Mr. Richard Edwards hath given that Committee Satisfaction.

Ordered, That Mr. Richard Edwards, of Bedfordsheire, be admitted into the House.

Committee for Lancashire.

Ordered, That William West, Thomas Hunt, James Thorneton, James Hunter, William Waller, Captain * Garner, be added to the Committee for Lancasheire, for the raising of the Ninety thousand Pounds per Mensem for the Army.

Relief under Articles.

Resolved, &c. That the Act touching Articles be recommitted; with the Sense of the House, That the Party complaining shall have the Benefit of such Articles, so far as, in Justice, they ought to have by the said Articles, where they have not had the same, and have not forfeited their Right thereunto; without charging any Costs or Damages upon the Commonwealth, or any Person or Persons against whom the Complaint is made: And that the same be brought in To-morrow Morning.

Prisoners.

Ordered, That the Act touching Prisoners be reported To-morrow Morning.