Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 6, 1648-1651. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Tuesday, the 29th of July, 1651.
A LETTER from Lithgoe, from the Lord General, of the Two-and-twentieth of July 1651, was this Day read.
An Act to enable Sir Robert Howard, Knight of the Bath, to sell certain Lands in the County of Salop, was this Day read the First and Second time; and, upon the Question, committed to Lord Commissioner Whitelock, Mr. Garland, Lord Viscount Lisle, Mr. Stephens, Mr. Nevill, Mr. Ralegh, Colonel Marten, Mr. Dove, Mr. Gurdon, Colonel Lister, Mr. Clement, Mr. Love, Colonel Bossevile, Sir John Danvers, Lord Commissioner Lisle, Mr. Millington, Mr. Dunoh, Sir Wm. Masham, Mr. Oldesworth, Mr. Masham, Mr. Dormer, Mr. Trenchard; or any Five of them: And this Committee is to meet this Afternoon, in the Duchy Chamber, at Two of Clock; and so de die in diem; and report the same with all Speed to the Parliament.
Lord Lovelace's Estate.
An Act enabling John Lord Lovelace to sell divers Lands, for Payment of his Fines and Debts, and for Preserment of his younger Children, was this Day read the First and Second time; and, upon the Question, committed to the same Committee, at the same Time and Place.
Lord Capell's Creditors.
The humble Petition of Sir Edward Capell Knight, Sir Thomas Dacres Knight, Richard Bennett, Thomas Bennett, John Bennett, Thomas Keightley, Charles Nodes, Thomas Hamond, Wm. Wilson, Dorothy Over Widow, Eleanor Sydnor Widow, and divers others, the Creditors and Sureties of the late Lord Capell deceased, was this Day read.
Resolved, That the Commissioners for Compounding be authorized and required to admit Sir Edward Capell Knight, and other the Trustees of the late Lord Capell, to compound for Lands conveyed unto the said Trustees, by Deeds of the Four-and-twentieth of January 1641, for Security of his Creditors, at the Rate of Five Years Value.
Col. Cobbe's Sequestration.
A Letter from the Lord Ambassador of the King of Spaine, on the behalf of Colonel Wm. Cobbe Esquire, of the 4 August, 25 July, 1651, with the Case of the said Wm. Cobbe inclosed, was this Day read.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Commissioners for Compounding, to examine the State of the Case of Colonel William Cobbe, whose Estate stands sequestred; and the Grounds of the Sequestration; and, with all convenient Speed, certify the true State thereof to the Parliament.
A Letter from the Duke and State of Genoa, of the Eighteenth of April 1651, was this Day read.
Mr. Garland reports Amendments to the Act for Relief of maimed Soldiers of the Armies in Scotland and Ireland: Which were this Day read the First and Second time; and, upon the Question, assented unto: And
It is Ordered, That the said Bill be forthwith ingrossed.
Ordered, That the Two hundred Pounds, paid to the Serjeant attending this House by Mr. Murray, and formerly ordered to go to the Use of the sick and maimed Soldiers, be forthwith paid by him to the Treasurers for sick and maimed Soldiers: And the said Treasurers be and are hereby required and authorized to pay and distribute the said Two hundred Pounds to the Use of and amongst the sick, wounded, and maimed Soldiers, sent from the Armies in Scotland and Ireland: And the Acquittance of the said Treasurers shall be a sufficient Discharge to the Serjeant at Arms, for the said Two hundred Pounds.
A Bill for the Amending of the Highways, was this Day read the First time; and ordered to be read the Second time on Friday Morning next, the first Business.
Resolved, That the House do take into Consideration the Business of Potter's List To-morrow Morning, the first Business, after Mr. Speaker comes to Chair.