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 Lunæ, 23 Julii, 1649.
Leave to go abroad.
ORDERED, That Mr. Edward Bish, a Member of this House, have Leave to travel to Languedock, in France, for Recovery of his Health: And that he have also Leave to carry over with him one Gelding, Custom and Impost free, upon his Promise to bring the Gelding back again with him.
A Letter from Colonel Jones, from Dublyn, the Sixteenth of July 1649, was this Day read.
Ordered, That there be One hundred Pounds paid to Mr. Oconelly, for his Charges in his Employment for the Service of the Parliament: And that it be referred to the Council of State, to take care for the present Payment thereof unto him.
Thanks to Col. Jones, &c.
Ordered, That Letters of Thanks be written to Colonel Jones and Sir George Askew, to be signed by the Speaker: And that it be referred to the Council of State to prepare the Letters.
Supply for Ireland.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Council of State, to consider how One hundred thousand Pounds may be presently advanced; and to take care for the speedy sending it away, that the Forces may be forthwith sent to Ireland; and report it to the House To-morrow Morning.
Absent Members, &c.
Mr. Holland reports from the Committee for absent Members, That they have received Satisfaction from Sir Peter Temple.
Resolved, &c. That Sir Peter Temple be admitted into the House.
He reports the like for Colonel Barker, Mr. Piggott, Mr. Arthington.
Resolved, &c. That Colonel Barker be admitted into the House.
Resolved, &c. That Mr. Piggot be admitted into the House.
Resolved, &c. That Mr. Arthington be admitted into the House.
He reports the like for Mr. Stockdale.
Resolved, &c. That Mr. Stockdale be admitted into the House.
Resolved, &c. That Mr. Harby be admitted into the House.
Resolved, &c. That Major Brookes be admitted into the House.
Resolved, &c. That Sir Richard Lucy be admitted into the House.
Resolved, &c. That Mr. Thomas Fell be admitted into the House.
Resolved, &c. That Sir Roger North be admitted into this House.
Resolved, &c. That the Lord Herbert be admitted into the House.
Resolved, &c. That this House doth declare, That Mr. Walter Strickland, being a publick Agent for the Parliament in Holland, is not included in the Vote of this House, touching the Exclusion of Members.
Ordered, That it be referred back to the same Committee, to consider of Sir Thomas Barnadiston, Mr. Cholmley, and Sir Nathaniel Barnadiston: And that the said Committee have Power, as to them, to take Satisfaction from them as formerly; and to report their Cases to the House.
Ordered, That the Time be enlarged Fourteen Days as to Sir Nathaniel Barnadiston, Sir Thomas Barnadiston, and Mr. Cholmley, to give Satisfaction to the Committee touching absent Members.
The Question being propounded, That Colonel James Temple be injoined to attend the Service of the House, as soon as conveniently he may, with respect to his Charge,
It passed with the Negative.
Ordered, That Mr. Garland and Mr. Weaver be added to the Committee for Prisoners.
Ordered, That Mr. Holland do report the Act touching Mr. Blakiston, on Wednesday next, the first Business.
Ordered, That Mr. Marten do report the Bill touching Prisoners for Debt, on Friday Morning.
Ordered, That the Bill for New England be read Tomorrow Morning.
Mr. Corbett reports from the Committee of the Navy and Customs, some Addition of Officers to the Port of London.