Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 6, 1648-1651. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Die Sabbati, 30 Decembris, 1648.
Ordered, That the Petition of Mrs. Jennings be referred to the Committee of Complaints; to examine the Business: Who are to sit this Afternoon: And that the said Committee have Power to send for Mr. Jennings, a Member of this House; and for Parties, Papers, and Witnesses: And the Committee are to make Report thereof on Monday Morning next.
Ordered, That the Business concerning the Weavers be re-committed to the former Committee: With Power to call before them both Parties; and to present an Ordinance for Settling of the Government and Peace of the whole Company: And all that come to the said Committee are to have Voices.
An Ordinance for securing the Repayment of Six thousand Pounds, lent by the Commissioners of the Customs, for the present Use of the Navy, with Interest for Forbearance thereof, after the Rate of Eight Pounds per Centum per Annum, out of the petty and old Customs, was this Day read the First and Second time; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent to the Lords.
Court for trying the King.
Ordered, That an Ordinance be brought in for Payment of the said Two thousand Eight hundred Eighty-five Pounds Twelve Shillings and Six-pence to Thomas Smithsby, or his Assigns, out of such Revenue due to the Crown, as is in Arrear, and was due before the Year 1643, not formerly charged by any Order or Ordinance of Parliament, to any other Person, nor trenching upon any former Order or Ordinance of Parliament, made in Discharge thereof.
Ordered, That the Committee of the Army do forthwith prepare Warrants and Letters to be sent to the several Counties, touching the Sixty thousand Pounds per mensem, to be paid to the Army under the Command of the General.