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 Mercurii, 4 Septembris, 1650.
Deans and Chapters Lands.
Resolved, That the Lands of the late Deans and Chapters be discharged of the Sum of One thousand Pounds charged upon the said Lands as payable to Major General Massey, and assigned to Mr. Letheuilier.
Resolved, That, forasmuch as it appeareth, that the said Sum of One thousand Pounds was assigned unto Mr. Letheuilier the Twenty-fourth Day of November 1648, which was after Major General Massy was a Delinquent, that the State be absolutely discharged of and from the said Debt.
Major Salwey reports from the Committee of Obstructions, The Report of the Sub Committee, concerning the Five thousand Pounds given by the Parliament in Anno 1646, for the disbanding the Forces in Derbishire; viz.
WE find Five thousand Pounds ordered by Parliament in August 1646, to be allowed and paid unto the Committee of that County, for the Disbanding of their Forces as they lie in their Quarters, forth of the Delinquents Estates there.
|We find there is paid already unto them as Part of the said Monies||£.||s.||d.|
|We find that 1,018£. 10s. is in Arrear to the said County of Derby, as appears under the Hand of Michael Herring, Treasurer||1,018||10|
Resolved, That the State be discharged of all the Debt of Two thousand Four hundred Pounds to the County of Derby, transferred upon the Security of Dean and Chapters Lands, except the Sum of One thousand and Eighteen Pounds Ten Shillings, yet remaining unpaid.
Resolved, That the said Sum of Three thousand Seven hundred and Two Pounds, charged upon the Lands of the late Deans and Chapters for the County of Hereford, be discharged from being a Debt from the State.
Resolved, That the Lands of the late Deans and Chapters be discharged from the Sum of Three thousand Five hundred and Thirty-six Pounds Fifteen Shillings and One Peny, for Scottish Officers, formerly charged on that Security.
Resolved, That the said Three thousand Five hundred and Thirty-six Pounds Fifteen Shillings and One Peny be absolutely discharged from being a Debt from the Commonwealth: And that the Commonwealth be discharged thereof.
"That the Three hundred thousand Pounds, now to be charged, and the Remainder of what was formerly charged upon the Fee-farm Rents, and shall not be contracted for before the First of October, be raised upon the Security thereof, by Way of Loan: And that due Encouragement be offered to invite Persons voluntarily to advance towards the same: And that the Remainder of the aforesaid Loan be raised upon the said Security, by way of Assess, according to such Rules as the Parliament shall give for assessing and raising the same; respect therein being had to former Rules given by Parliament, in Cases of like Nature."
Deans and Chapters Lands.
Whereas there have been several Sums of Money advanced by Colonel Ralph Harrison, upon an Ordinance of 28 Maii 1644, intituled, An Ordinance of the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, for reimbursing of Captain Wm. Edwards the Monies to him due for the Service of the State, and for his better enabling to proceed on in the said Service; for which there is due unto the said Colonel Ralph Harrison, Nine hundred and Seventy-six . . . . . . and upwards; It is Ordered, by the Parliament, That the said Colonel Ralph Harrison be admitted to double the said Sum of Nine hundred and Seventy-six Pounds, or any Part thereof, upon Dean and Chapters Lands: And that the Trustees, Treasurers, and other the Officers for Sale of the said Lands, be authorized and required to admit him to double the same, accordingly: And that the Lands of the said Deans and Chapters, yet unfold do stand charged with such Monies as the Sums due to said Colonel Ralph Harrison upon such Doubling shall amount unto.
Resolved, That the Trustees, Treasurers, and other the Officers for Sale of the said Lands, be authorized and required to admit and accept of the said Monies so douled, in Part of the Purchase Money for any of the said Lands purchased, or to be purchased, by the said Colonel Ralph Harrison, or his Assigns.
Oaths, &c. before Exchequer.
An Act for the discharging all Lords of Liberties, or their Bailiffs, from taking any Oath, passing any Accompt, or suing out any Quietus est, in any Office in the Court of Exchequer, was this Day read the First time; and, upon the Question, ordered to be read again the Second time on Tuesday Morning, the first Business.
Deans and Chapters Lands.
Resolved, That the Commissioners of Goldsmiths Hall be, and are hereby, impowered and authorized to give Warrant to the Treasurers of that Receipt, to pay and satisfy the Sum of Four hundred Pounds unto Richard Cony, which was ordered to him by the Parliament the Ninth of July 1649, to be paid to him by the Treasurers for Sequestrations in the County of Lincoln: And the Acquittance and Acquittances of the said Richard Coney shall be their sufficient Discharge in that Behalf.