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 Jovis, 14 Novembris, 1650.
"That, in pursuance of an Order of Parliament of the Fifteenth of February last, whereby it is referred unto this Committee to examine the State of the Business of Paul Temmerman his Debt of Twelve hundred Pounds; and, if they should find the Debt just, that they do present to the House some Way how it may be satisfied; this Committee, upon reading a Letter and Certificate from the Mayor of Plymouth, do find the said Debt to be just, and so acknowledged by the House in Anno 1644, for Corn and Powder, taken up and employed for the Use of the Garison of Plymouth, being then in Distress, belonging to the said Paul Temmerman, which were then aboard the Ship called the Elizabeth: And therefore do offer it as their Opinion to the House, that the said Debt of Twelve hundred Pounds be charged upon the Receipt at Haberdashers Hall, with Interest for the same from this time; And that the House will be pleased specially to injoin the Payment thereof, with the soonest Opportunity."
Resolved, by the Parliament, That the said Sum of Twelve hundred Pounds, due to Paul Temmerman, for Corn and Powder taken up and employed for the Use of the Garison of Plymouth, be charged upon the Receipt of Haberdashers Hall, in Course: And that the Commissioners of Haberdashers Hall be, and are hereby, authorized and required to give Warrant to the Treasurers at Haberdashers Hall to make Payment of the said Sum of Twelve hundred Pounds to the said Paul Temmerman, or his Assigns, accordingly: And the Acquittance or Acquittances of the said Paul Temmerman, or his Assigns, testifying the Receipt thereof, shall be a sufficient Discharge in that Behalf.