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 Martis, 16 Octobris, 1649.
Petition from London, &c.
THE humble Petition of divers Inhabitants of London, &c. in Behalf of Lieutenant Colonel John Lilborne, Mr. William Walwyn, Mr. Thomas Prince, Mr. Richard Overton, and all others who have assisted the Parliament, and are now under Restraint, was this Day read.
Norfolk, &c. Weavers.
Ordered, by the Parliament of England, That the Report touching the Weavers of Norfolk and Suffolk be made on Thursday Morning next.
Grant to Horton, &c.
Mr. Garland reports an Act for settling upon Colonel Horton's Brigade the Lands and Possessions of John Barlowe Esquire, formerly given to Major General Langhorne:
Which was this Day read the first and Second time; and, upon the Question, committed, upon the Debate of the House, to the same Committee, together with the Orders touching the same: And they are to bring in the said Act To-morrow Morning: And the said Committee are to consider how the Residue of the Promise may be made good, as to the Lands to be settled upon Colonel Horton's Brigade, either out of Lands in South Wales, or elsewhere.
Ordered, by the Parliament, That the Report concerning Major General Skippon be made on Thursday Morning next, the first Business.
Mr. Trenchard reports from the Committee for Composition at Goldsmiths Hall, in these Words; viz.
"In pursuance of the Order of the House, of the Oneand-twentieth of August last past, referring it to this Committee, to consider, among other things, how the Money due to Colonel Sanderson's Regiment, &c. may be paid;"
"It is Ordered, That Mr. Trenchard, or Mr. Edward Ashe, or any one of them, be desired to report to the House, That it is the Opinion of this Committee, that the Account of the said Regiment is just and real; and that the same should be paid by the Six thousand Pounds now lying in the Treasury of this Committee, lately paid out of Weavers Hall; and the Remainder out of the Profits of the Sequestrations and Arrears of sequestred Rents returned, and to be returned, in this Treasury, by Order of Parliament; or otherwise the Whole to be satisfied out of the said Sequestrations and Arrears, which shall seem best to the Wisdom of the Parliament."
Mr. Ashe reports from the Committee for compounding, &c. at Goldsmiths Hall;
"In pursuance of the Order of Parliament, of the Oneand-twentieth of August last past, referring it to this Committee, to consider how Monies may be raised for the Satisfying of the Remainder of the Forty-Two thousand Pounds due to the Persons in the respective Lists; and whether the Nine thousand One hundred Pounds, due to Colonel Sanderson's Regiment, be part of the said Fortytwo thousand Pounds;
It is Ordered, That Mr. Edward Ashe, or Mr. Daniel Blagrave, be desired to report, That this Committee do find, upon Examination, that the Nine thousand One hundred Pounds is Part of the said Forty-two thousand Pounds: And that Five thousand Pounds, Part of Eleven thousand Pounds, to be repaid out of Weavers Hall, into the Treasury of this Committee, is yet undisposed of; and therefore may, if the House so please, be made use of for the present Payment of the Persons named in Potter's List, for their present Relief; and the Remainder out of the Rents and Profits of sequestered Estates not compounded for, ordered, by several late Votes, to be detained in the Tenants Hands; and out of the Profits of such Estates as shall hereafter grow due; until the whole Arrear of the said Forty-two thousand Pounds be fully satisfied."
Resolved, by the Parliament, That the Sum of Nine hundred Pounds, already brought into Goldsmiths Hall, for the Rents of sequestered Estates, formerly stayed in the Tenants Hands, and now in Goldsmiths Hall, shall be paid towards Satisfaction of the Money due to Colonel Sanderson's List: And that the Committee at Goldsmiths Hall do give Warrant to the Treasurers there to pay the same accordingly.
A Letter from Wm. Greenhill, Richard Hutchinson, and John Randall, of the Sixth of October 1649, was this Day read.