Friday, the 15th of May, 1657.
Mr. Fowell reports from the Committee, to whom
the Petition of Mr. Samuell Vassall was referred,
the Resolutions of the said Committee.
The Question being put, That this House doth agree
with the Committee, that the Sum of Two thousand Five
hundred Ninety-one Pounds Seventeen Shillings Sixpence, due to Mr. Vassall, which was formerly placed by
the Long Parliament upon the Excise, be placed there
again, and the Interest due, and to be due, for the same;
and the same to be paid and continued, until the said
Two thousand Five hundred Niuety-one Pounds Seventeen Shillings and Six-pence be paid:
The House was divided.
The Yeas went forth.
Tellers for the Yeas:
With the Yeas,
Tellers for the Noes:
With the Noes,
So it passed in the Negative.
Resolved, That there is a Debt of Two thousand Five
hundred Ninety-one Pounds Seventeen Shillings and Sixpence, due to Mr. Vassall from the Commonwealth.
Resolved, That it be presented to his Highness, as the
Desire of the Parliament, that Care be taken for the
speedy Payment of this Sum of Money, with the Use
thereof, to Mr. Vassall.
Resolved, That the Debate upon the Residue of this
Report be adjourned till this Day Sevennight.
Resolved, That the Lord Lambert, and the Lord Strickland, be desired to present the former Vote, concerning
Mr. Vassall to his Highness.
Grant to Bastwick.
Resolved, That the Bill, on Behalf of Mrs. Bastwick,
be read the Second time on Tuesday next.
The House, according to former Order, resumed the
Debate upon the Answer of his Highness the Lord Protector to the Petition and Advice.
Resolved, That this Debate be adjourned till Tuesday
Morning, at Eight of the Clock; and nothing to intervene.
Resolved, That Committees have Leave to sit in the
mean time, notwithstanding the Adjournment of the
Resolved, That the House be adjourned till Tuesday
Morning, Eight of the Clock.
And the House adjourned itself accordingly.