Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 3, 1643-1644. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Die Martis, 1 Augusti, 1643.
Exchange of Prisoners.
Debts to Ricaut.
Whereas Daniel Taylor, and his Partners, are indebted to Sir Peter Ricaut in several Sums of Money: Those Monies due to the said Sir Peter, that the said Taylor and his Partners have or shall pay by Order of the House of Commons, the said House doth promise to save them harmless, and keep them indemnified.
Committee for Examinations.
Ordered, That Mr. Jo. Harvey jun. of Edmonton in the County of Middlesex, be recommended to the Lord Lieutenant of Middlesex to be Captain of such Voluntiers of Foot, as he doth now exercise, or shall come under his Command, within Enfield, Edmonton, and Tottenham, in the said County.
Council of War.
Sir K. Digby.
The humble Petition of Susanna Bastwick, Wife to Doctor Bastwick, close Prisoner in the Castle of Yorke, was this Day read: And it is Ordered, That the Treasurers for the Sequestration Monies at Campden House do forthwith pay, out of those Monies, One hundred Pounds to the Treasurer at Wars, to be by him paid over to Mrs. Bastwick, in Satisfaction of so much of the Arrears due unto her Husband; and, for their so doing, this shall be unto them a sufficient Warrant and Discharge: And the Treasurer at Wars is hereby required to deduct the said Sum of One hundred Pounds, out of the One hundred and Fifty-seven Pounds he was formerly ordered to pay to the said Mrs. Bastwicke, and for which she hath received Warrant from the Committee of the Safety.
Resolved, &c. That Mr. Hobbs of Erith be forthwith committed Prisoner to Newgate, there to remain during the Pleasure of the House, for being a chief Actor in the late Insurrection and Commotion in Kent.
Message to Lords.
Resolved, &c. That a Message shall be sent to the Lords, to desire a Conference concerning the additional Ordinance for Sequestrations; and the Ordinance for the weekly Assessments; and was to put the Lords in mind to pass the Ordinance concerning the Impropriations, and Mr. Juxon.
Vow and Covenant.
Two Letters from Gloucester, of the Nine-and-Twentieth of July (relating the State and Condition of that City) from the Governor and Council of War, were this Day read; desiring Men, Monies, Arms, and Ammunition.
Court of Wards.
Resolved, &c. That a speedy Course shall be provided, for Payment of the last Month's Arrears of my Lord General's Army; and a settled Course taken for constant Payment of the said Army for the future.
Ordered, That the Committee for the Safety of the Kingdom shall have Power to grant their Warrants, upon the Ordinance of the Twentieth Part, to pay and satisfy such as shall furnish Cloathing for the Soldiers of my Lord General's Army, out of such Monies as shall come in upon that Ordinance, after the Ten thousand Pounds assigned to Sir Wm. Waller out of those Monies shall be first satisfied, and paid.
Lords agree to Conference.
Ordered, That Mr. Trenchard and Mr. Ashe shall receive my Lord Say's Account of the Two thousand Pounds received by him upon the Sequestrations; and acquaint the House, upon what Warrant or Warrants he received the same.
Committee of Accounts.
The Lords have nominated a Committee of Nine of their House, and desire this House would nominate a Committee of a like Proportion, to join with this Committee, to take an Account of all Monies that have been received, or issued, upon any Order or Ordinance of Parliament; and that this Committee may meet To-morrow at Three of Clock.
Message from Lords.
The Lords have commanded us to acquaint you, that the Earl of Bathe, by reason of his long Imprisonment, his Body hath contracted many Diseases: His Lordship formerly petitioned, that he might have Liberty to go to the Spaw, for Recovery of his Health: The Time now grows on for the drinking of the Waters of the Spaw: He will engage himself to the Houses, at his Return into England, to answer any thing that shall be objected: The Lords have a Purpose, upon this Caution, to grant him his Desire.
Browne's &c. Debts.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee at Haberdashers Hall, to consider of the Debt of Five hundred Pounds, owing and payable by Mr. Browne and Mr. Beard for Distresses that they bought; and to report the State of it to the House.
Ordered, That the Committee appointed on Saturday, to see what Authority is given to any Committee for the receiving and issuing out of Monies; and the Committee formerly appointed to see what Monies have been received and issued; shall meet together, and be joined as one Committee, with their several Powers.
Ordered, That Mr. White and Mr. Browne do pay the Seventeen hundred Pounds, of the Impropriation Monies, to Mr. Stephens, Mr. Hodges, and Mr. Ashe, upon Account, to be employed for the Service of the Garison at Gloucester: And that Mr. White and Mr. Browne shall have the publick Faith for their Satisfaction and Repayment. And whereas the said Seventeen hundred Pounds was formerly assigned to Sir Wm. Waller, for the Service of the Forces under his Command: It is now Ordered, That this Seventeen hundred Pounds, thus borrowed, upon the Necessity of Gloucester, shall be repaid, (to be employed for the Service formerly appointed) out of the Monies that shall come in upon the Ordinance of the Twentieth Part.
Ordered, That Sir Philip Stapilton do send down to the Army the Covenant appointed to be taken by the Kingdom, with the Explanations; and desire his Excellency to give Order, that it may be tendered to the Officers and Soldiers of the Army.
Letter to Massey.
|Mr. Jepson, and Lord Wenman,||Tellers for the Yea: *|
|Mr. Robert Goodwyn, and Mr. Prideaux,||Tellers for the Noe: *|