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, 11 Julii, 1651.
"Five Companies, of One hundred and twenty private Soldiers in each Company, besides usual Officers; whereof the Lieutenant Colonel's to be one; and his Company to be allowed Three Serjeants, and Three Corporals.
Resolved, That there be Two Adjutant Generals more added to the Army in Scotland: And that they be added to the Establishment, and paid according to the former Establishment, with an Addition of Six Shillings per diem, to each of the Adjutants General, for Three Months:
Surrender of Scilly.
Resolved, That the Articles for the Surrender of Scilly, be transmitted to the Commissioners for Compounding; to be put in execution, as to the Business of Sequestration, according to the Vote of the Parliament.
Pass for Greenvile.
Resolved, That there be an Addition of Two Deputy Muster-masters, and Two Marshal's Men, added to the Army now in England, upon the Establishment, for Three Months: And that the Committee for the Army do take Order for Payment of them accordingly.
Master Attendant of Portsmouth.
"That Colonel Willoughby, who was Commissioner of the Navy, and Master Attendant, resident at Portesmouth, is lately dead: That the Service requires the Place be immediately supplied: That the Council is of Opinion. That Captain Robert Moulton the elder is a fit Person for that Employment; and accordingly do offer him to the Parliament, to be put into the Place and Charge, which was lately in Colonel Willoughby; with the same Salary which Colonel Willoughby had, if the Parliament shall so think fit."
"That, when the Report is made in the House, about Captain Moulton, That the Parliament be also moved, That Order may be given for Payment to Colonel Willoughby, of his Monies; which, with great Willingness, and good Affection, he laid out for Defence of the River of Thames, in the time of the Insurrections of Kent and Essex; and of other Monies due to him from the State."
Resolved, That Captain Robert Moulton the elder be Commissioner of the Navy, and Master Attendant, resident at Portsmouth, in the place of Colonel Willoughby, who is lately dead; with the same Salary which Colonel Willoughby had.
Resolved, That it be referred to the Council of State, to examine the Accompt of the Monies laid out by Colonel Willoughby, for Defence of the River of Thames, in the time of the Insurrections of Kent and Essex; and other Monies due to him from the State; and to consider how the same may be paid, and out of what Monies; and present their Opinion therein to the Parliament.
Love's, &c. Petitions.
Which was brought in accordingly; and read; and was intituled, "The humble Petition of many cordial Friends to this Parliament, inhabiting in the City of London, and Places adjacent, in behalf of Mr. Christofer Love, Prisoner in the Tower."
|Earl of Pembroke,||Tellers for the Noes:||40.|
|Sir Henry Vane,||With the Noes,|
|Major General Skippon,||Tellers for the Yeas:||22.|
|Mr. Gurdon,||With the Yeas,|
|Earl of Pembroke,||Tellers for the Noes:||38.|
|Sir Henry Vane,||With the Noes,|
|Lieut. Gen. Fleetwood,||Tellers for the Yeas:||21.|
|Major General Skippon,||With the Yeas,|
|Lord Lisle,||Tellers for the Noes:||20.|
|Major General Skippon,||With the Noes,|
|Earl of Pembroke,||Tellers for the Yeas:||37.|
|Sir Henry Vane,||With the Yeas,|