Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 6, 1648-1651. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Friday, the 18th of April, 1651.
Army Committee, &c.
Garland's, &c. Petition.
Late King's Property.
Mr. Garland reports Amendments to the additional Act for Sale of the Goods of the late King, Queen, and Prince: Which were this Day read the First and Second time; and, upon the Question, assented unto.
A Clause was tendered to be added to this Bill, in these Words; viz. "And be it further Enacted and Declared, That the Goods or Personal Estate of or belonging to any Child or Children of the late King and Queen, be and are hereby declared and adjudged to be, within the Intent and Meaning of this, and the said recited Act, to all Intents and Purposes, as if the same had been particularly named therein:" Which was this Day read the First and Second time; and, upon the Question, assented unto, and ordered to be Part of the Bill.
Ordered, That it be referred to the same Committee to whom the former Information touching the Contractors for Sale of the late King's Goods, was referred, to examine the Information now given in, under the Hand of William Thomas, against the said Contractors: With Power to send for Persons and Papers; and to report the same to the House on This-day-sevennight.
Ordered, That Mr. Robinson, Mr. Ralegh, Mr. Hill, Mr. Lechmere, Mr. Smyth, Mr. Oldesworth, Mr. Nevill, Mr. Gurdon, Mr. Hallowes, Sir Gilbert Pickering, Sir John Hippesley, Mr. Love, be added to this Committee: And that the List, touching the late King's Servants, be referred to the same Committee, to examine it according to the Rules of the Act.
Commissioners of Assessment.
Resolved, That Francis Astley, Richard Edwards, Bulstrode Whitelock, one of the Lords Commissioners of the Great Seal, John Harvey, Edward Cater, John Cockaine, John Haselden, Samuel Bedford, Richard Wagstaff, Henry Whitebread, and Edward Osborne, be added Commissioners for the Monthly Assessment for the County of Bedfoed.
Earl of Downe's Fine.
Ordered, That these Words; viz. "with Interest according to Rule," be inserted in the Order made Yesterday, touching the Remainder of the Fine of the Earl of Downe; the Four thousand Pounds to be paid according to the former Order; and putting in Security for Payment of the Interest within a Month, the Sequestration to be discharged.
Resolved, That, upon Payment of the Four thousand Pounds, being the Remainder of the Fine of the Earl of Downe, according to the Order made the Seventeenth of this Month; and Security given to the Commissioners for Compounding, for the Payment, within One Month now next coming, of the Interest for the said Four thousand Pounds, according to Rule; the same be admitted and accepted by the said Commissioners: And that, upon such Payment and Security, the said Commissioners do proceed, as if the same had been done at the same time when the said Fine should have been paid.
Resolved, That the Commissioners for Compounding be authorized and required to accept and admit of the Money due for the Composition for the Sale of Lands of the Lady Anne Somersett, to Colonel Hutchinson, with Interest for the same, according to Rule, notwithstanding the Time elapsed; and, upon present Payment thereof, to proceed therein, as if the same had been paid at the time wherein it should have been paid.
Correspondence with Holland.
Issues for Stores.
Resolved, That the Twenty thousand Pounds, by Order of Parliament of the First of April 1651, charged upon the Receipt of Goldsmiths Hall; and the Ten thousand Pounds more, charged by that Order upon the Receipt of Haberdashers Hall, for Supply of the Stores; be paid by Warrant from the Council of State; and to such Person and Persons as the Council of State shall appoint: And that the Commissioners for Compounding do issue their Warrants to the Treasurers of those respective Receipts, to make Payment thereof accordingly, to such Persons as the Council of State shall appoint: Whose Acquittance and Acquittances shall be a sufficient Discharge for the same.
The Question being propounded, That it be referred to the Council of State, to take One hundred and Fifty Horse out of the several Militias in the several Counties, which have been raised on those who have been formerly Delinquents, to be employed for Draught Horses, to be sent into Scotland, for the Service of the Army there;
|Sir Arthur Hesilrig,||Tellers for the Yeas:||17.|
|Sir Hen. Mildmay,||With the Yeas,|
|Sir Richard Lucy,||Tellers for the Noes:||22.|
|Sir John Danvers,||With the Noes,|