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, 10 Novembris, 1648.
ORDERED, That it be referred to the Committee of Complaints, forthwith to examine the Business informed of to be between Mr. Hardey and Mr. Scott, touching the Purchase of Lambeth House; and to state the whole Matter of Fact to the House speedily: And the said Mr. Hardey is hereby required to forbear the pulling down the said House, or any Part thereof, or the disposing any Part thereof, in the mean time.
|Mr. Miles Corbett,||Tellers for the Yea:||33.|
|Mr. Salwey,||With the Yea:|
|Mr. Herbert,||Tellers for the Noe:||49.|
|Mr. Gerard,||With the Noe.|
|Sir John Danvers,||Tellers for the Noe:||35.|
|Sir Peter Wentworth,||With the Noe:|
|Mr. Herbert,||Tellers for the Yea:||45.|
|Sir John Clotworthy,||With the Yea,|
Resolved, &c. That no Person that hath been engaged, or aiding or assisting to this late War against the Parliament, either by Sea or Land, since the First of January last, shall be admitted to Composition for his Delinquency, but at a full Year's Value more than other Persons that shall be in the same Qualification with them.
Leave of Absence.
Loan by the City.
An Ordinance for the Reimbursement and Repayment of Four thousand Pounds, lent by the City, for carrying on the Treaty, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.
Treaty with the King.
Resolved, &c. That the King's last Answer, and his Propositions, and the further Propositions to be made by the Houses, be taken into Debate To-morrow Morning, the first Business; nothing to intervene.
Sir J. Danvers.
Acts to be brought in.
Message from Lords.
The Lords have returned an Order for Contractors to sell Bishops Lands, notwithstanding any Offers formerly made, by any Tenants; with an Addition thereunto: Whereunto they desire the Concurrence of this House.
The Lords have returned unto you several Orders touching the Payment of the Guards appointed to attend this House; with an Amendment: Whereunto they desire the Concurrence of this House: An Ordinance touching Accounts to be given by Sequestrators: Where unto they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Ordered, That, by way of Supplement to the former Security given to the Horse Guards that attend this House, for the Sum of Five thousand Pounds be paid unto them, by Ordinance of both Houses: And that the said Five thousand Pounds be charged upon the Excise, in Course: And that an Ordinance be brought in to that Purpose.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee at Derby House, to consider, What is fit to be allowed for Fire and Candle, for the Horse Guards that attend the House, that the same be paid out of the former Security given for Payment of the Sum of Five thousand Pounds to them.
Whereas by former Order of both Houses, Doctor Brownrigge was voted to go the King, to the Isle of Wight: It is now Ordered, by the Lords and Commons, assembled in Parliament, That the said former Vote be and is hereby recalled, the said Doctor Brownerigg being under Restraint.
The humble Petition of the Committee for the County of Hunt' touching Gervas Fulwood; and the Order thereupon, sent from the Lords; were this Day read; and, upon the Question, committed to the Committee of the Eastern Association; to examine the said Accompt, and to take it, upon Oath; and certify the same to this House.
Answer to Lords.
The House has taken their Lordships Message into Consideration: And, to the Recalling of the Vote for Doctor Brownrig's going to the King, to the Isle of Wight; and to the Amendment in the Order touching the Contractors; and to the Orders touching the Payment of the Guards; the House doth agree: To the rest of the Particulars of the Message, the House has taken them into Consideration; and will send Answer by Messengers of their own.