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 Veneris, 11 Octobris, 1650.
RESOLVED, That the Door be shut till Twelve a Clock.
Mr. Garland reports an Act for Sale of the Lands of divers Delinquents.
Which was this Day read the First time.
Resolved, That Thomas Carpenter, now condemned, at the Sessions at Newgate, for a Burglary by him committed, be, and is hereby reprieved: And the Sheriffs of London and Middlesex are hereby required to cause Execution to be forborn accordingly: And that Mr. Attorney General be authorized and required to prepare a Pardon, of Course, for pardoning the said Thomas Carpenter: And the Lords Commissioners for the Great Seal of England are hereby impowered and authorized to pass the said Pardon under the Great Seal of England accordingly.
Resolved, That Owen Lloyd, a Prisoner in Newgate, being convicted for robbing a House (which appeared by the Evidence to be Burglary) in the County of Kent, be pardoned: And that Mr. Attorney General to prepare a Pardon, for Pardoning of the said Owen Lloyd for the Felonies and Crimes whereof he stands convicted: And the Lords Commissioners of the Great Seal of England be, and are hereby, impowered and authorized to pass the said Pardon under the Great Seal of England: And the Sheriffs of London and Middlesex are hereby required to cause Execution to be forborn in the mean time.
Ordered, That the Bill for Sale of Delinquents Estates be read the Second time on Wednesday Morning next, the first Business.
Resolved, by the Parliament, That the Second Moiety of the Second Third Part, raised upon the additional Excise by an Ordinance of Parliament of the Eighth of July 1644, and payable to Sir Walter Earle Knight, by Ordinance of Parliament of the Third of August 1644, for the Service of the State, shall be paid by the Commissioners of the Excise to the Treasurer of the Navy for the Time being, for the Use and Service of the Navy: Whose Receipt, with this Order, shall be their sufficient Discharge.
Ordered, That the Committee of the Navy be authorized to employ the Monies which shall be received by the Treasurer of the Navy, by virtue of this Order, for setting forth the Ships that are to be sent for reducing the Barbados, Bermudas, and other the Plantations in America.
Expence of Treaty with the late King.
"Which is to be paid by Mr. Cressett, if, upon the Determination of his Account, there shall remain so much Money in his Hands."
Ordered, That Mr. Gay be authorized and required to make Payment of the Sum of One thousand One hundred Forty-eight Pounds, remaining in his Hands upon the said Account, to the several Persons to whom the same is due for Provisions, and the poorer Sort of Servants Wages: And that the Acquittance and Acquittances of the said several Persons shall be his sufficient Discharge.
Ordered, That Mr. Cressett be authorized and required to pay the Sum of Seven hundred and Threescore and Eight Pounds Four Shillings and Eleven-pence Farthing to the several Persons to whom the same is due, for the better Sort of Servants Wages, and House-hire, for the Time of the Treaty; and also for Provisions delivered and spent in the Time the late King remained at Newport, before and after the Treaty; if, upon the Determination of his Account, there shall appear so much Money remaining in his Hands: And the Acquittance and Acquittances of the several Persons to whom the same shall be paid shall be a sufficient Discharge to the said Mr. Cressit for the same.
An Act impowering the Commissioners for Compounding with Delinquents to enable their Sub Commissioners to make Surveys of Delinquents Estates, was this Day read the First and Second time, and, upon the Question, committed to the Committee of the Army.
Ordered, That the Act for repairing the Highways about the Hamlets, Tower Hill, and Parts adjacent, be read on Wednesday next.
The House, according to former Order, adjourned itself until Tuesday Morning next, at Eight of the Clock.