Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 2, 1640-1643. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Die Sabbati, ultimo Julii, 1641.
Auditors, &c. of Revenue.
Ordered, That the Auditors of his Majesty's Revenue, who were, by an Order Yesterday made, appointed to attend the House, shall attend the Committee for the King's Army: And the Petition of the Auditors Clerks is referred to the Consideration of that Committee; to consider of some Way of Recompence for their Pains, in such manner as they shall think fit.
Ashton's, &c. Petitions.
Ordered, That the Petitions of John Ashton, Henry Goodwyn, and others, of Hemble Hempsted, in Com' Herts', be referred to the Committee where Mr. Ellis has the Chair: And that the Proceedings, complained of in the said Petitions, may be stayed in the mean while.
Loan money, &c.
|The Thirtieth of July,||Loan-money||-||£.||8,960|
|received in London,||Poll money||-||-||900|
Leave of Absence, &c.
Leave of Absence.
Arrears due to Scotland.
Lady Lake's Deed.
Ordered, That the Deed, which, by Order of this House, is deposited with the Clerk of this House by the Lady Lake, shall not be disposed of to Sir Thomas Lake, or any other; nor removed out of the Custody of the said Officer, till particular Notice thereof be given to the said Lady Lake.
Loan from the City.
Ordered, That the Three thousand Pounds lent by the City, upon the publick Faith of this House, for the Furnishing of the Queen Mother of France in her Journey out of the Kingdom, shall be forthwith paid by the City, to any such Person as shall be nominated in Warrant under his Majesty's Hand, for the Use and Service aforesaid; and that an Acquittance, under that Person's Hand, shall be a sufficient Discharge to the City, for the Payment of the said Monies.
Officers of Star-chamber.
Ordered, That the Committee appointed for the Star-chamber shall have Power to receive all such Petitions, as shall be offered unto them, for any the late Officers of the Star-chamber; to consider what is fit for the Justice of this House to do, in way of Reparations to be made to those Officers, and by whom: And Mr. Pymm is added to this Committee.
Tonage and Poundage.
Ordered, That the Committee for the Customers shall receive Information from the present Customers, what Monies have been collected upon the Two last Bills of Tonage and Poundage; and how, and to what Uses, they have been issued forth; and in what State those Accounts stand.
Pensions to Jermyn, &c.
Disbanding the Army.
The Lords desire a Conference, by a Committee of both Houses, concerning the Scotts Commissioners Answer, touching the Disbanding the Armies, presently, in the Painted Chamber, if it may stand with the Conveniency of this House.
Disbanding the Army, &c.
"The Earl of Bristoll said, that the English Commissioners had acquainted the Scotts Commissioners with the Propositions of this House, concerning the Disbanding of their Army on the Ninth of August next; and the Forbearance of the Fourscore thousand Pounds, till the Beginning of September next."
Ordered, That the Earl of Warwicke shall forthwith pay to the Scotts Commissioners all the Arrears due for the Relief of the Northern Counties: And Sir William Uvedale is required to assist the said Commissioners, in the best way he can, for the Telling and Conducting the said Monies.
That the Lord Mayor, and the rest of the Commissioners and Treasurers appointed to receive the Pollmoney at the Chamber of London, shall be authorized to receive the Monies from the County of Midd', payable by the Act for the speedy Provision of Monies, &c. from the Collectors of the said County: And that they shall give Acquittances to the said Collectors, as though the said Monies had been paid in by the Sheriff.