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, 25 Junii, 1649.
Ordered, That the Committee at Goldsmiths Hall do not proceed upon the Petition of George Warner Esquire, preferred to this House the Twentieth Day of June instant; but only according to the Order of this House, made the said Twentieth of June, touching the said George Warner.
Sir W. Dick.
Ordered, That the Report from Goldsmiths Hall, touching Sir William Dick's Business, appointed for this Day, the first Business, be made on This-day-sevennight, the first Business; nothing to intervene.
Earl of Rutland, &c.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Justices of Assize for Darbisheire, to call the Parties concerned on both Sides before them; and to examine and end the Business between the Earl of Rutland, and the Miners of Darbisheire, if they can; or otherwise, to certify their Opinions therein to this House.
Lord Grey's Claims.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of the Army, to consider of the Lord Grey's Charges, disbursed for the State, for the last Summer's Service; and what he hath received; and how Satisfaction may be given him; and report their Opinions therein to this House forthwith.
Acts to be passed.
Ordered, That it be referred to a Committee, to consider of the Report from the Council of State, touching the Acts to be passed before the Adjournment; and to consider which of them are of absolute Necessity to be taken into Consideration, and passed, before that Time; and report the same to the House, To-morrow Morning: Viz. Mr. Reynolds, Mr. Weaver, Sir Wm. Strickland, Colonel Harrison, Mr. Bond, Colonel Venn, Colonel Fleetwood, Colonel Wauton, Sir Peter Wentworth, Mr. Salway, Mr. Leman, Mr. Holland, Colonel Bosvile, Sir Wm. Masham; or any Three of them: And this Committee are to meet this Afternoon at Two of the Clock, in the Exchequer Chamber.
A Petition, intituled, "The humble Petition of the Parties whose Names are thereunto annexed, on the Behalf of themselves, and other Lords, Owners, and Commoners, of and in the Fens belonging to Holland and Keveston in Lincolnsheire, wherein many Undertakers pretend an Interest and Title, under an illegal Project of draining the same," was this Day read.
Letters of Marque.
Lord Lieut. of Ireland.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of the Revenue, to consider of the great Charges of the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, occasioned by reason of his Command in that Service; and what Allowance is fit to be made in respect of his said daily Charge, whilst he stays here; and report their Opinion to the House.
Deans and Chapters Lands.
Ordered, That Gregory Clement Esquire be admitted to come in as a Purchaser of Deans and Chapters Lands for the Sum of One thousand Pounds, with Interest, heretofore charged by Ordinance of Parliament, dated the Threeand-twentieth of August 1647, to be paid to Captain Plunkett, or his Assigns, out of the Receipt of the Grand Excise, in Course, with Interest, by way of Doubling; and to have the like Benefit that others that come in by way of Doubling by that Act, . . . .: And that the Trustees, Contractors, and Register Accomptant, and all other Persons appointed for Sale of Deans and Chapters Lands do admit him accordingly.
Ordered, That Lovell Scott Gentleman, who, in the Behalf of himself, and others, of the Isle of Wight, did disburse Five hundred Pounds Fifteen Shillings and One Peny, for Provision of Victuals for the Town of Lyme in the County of Dorset, in the Time of the Siege of the said Town by Prince Maurice, and was ordered the Payment of the said Sum of Five hundred Pounds Fifteen Shillings and One Peny, by Order of the Twenty-fourth of July 1648, which was charged upon the Grand Excise, in Course, but no Ordinance was then brought in for that Purpose, be now admitted, in Behalf of himself, and others of the said Isle, to come in as Purchasers of Deans and Chapters Lands, for the said Money, upon doubling the said Money; and to have the like Benefit that others have, that come in by way of Doubling, by the Act for abolishing. Deans and Chapters Lands: And that the Trustees, Contractors, and Register Accomptant, and all other Persons appointed for Sale of Deans and Chapters Lands, do admit him accordingly.
Ordered, That the Sum of Six hundred and Two Pounds, mentioned in the said Petition, due for four hundred and Thirty Barrels of Herrings, delivered in to the Stores, at Dublin, be admitted as due to the said William Hill, upon the Publick Faith.
Ordered, That the said William Hill, and his Assigns, be admitted to come in as a Purchaser of Deans and Chapters Lands, by way of Doubling, for the said Six hundred and Two Pounds: And that he have the like Benefit that others that come in by way of Doubling, by the Act for abolishing Deans and Chapters, have, or may have: And that the Trustees, Contractors, and Register Accomptant, and all other Persons authorized to make Sale of Deans and Chapters Lands, do admit him as a Purchaser accordingly.