Tuesday, the 7th of December, 1652.
THE Lord Commissioner Whitelock reports from the
Council of State, A Letter from Robert Dromford,
from aboard the Portsmouth Frigate, of the 5th of
And another Letter from Anthony Healding, from
Portsmouth, of the 5th of December 1652:
And another Letter from Roger Marten, from aboard
the Dyamond Frigate, off Portland, the Second of
And another Letter from Henry Hatsell.
Resolved, That Henry Stewart, Third Son of the late
King, be removed from the Place where he now is, in
the Isle of Wight.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Council of State,
to send the said Henry Stuart beyond Sea, to such Place,
and with such Accommodations, as they shall think fit.
An Act for raising One hundred and twenty thousand
Pounds, by the Month, by way of Assessment, for Six
Months, for Maintenance of the Forces in England,
Scotland, and Ireland, and for the Use of the Navy,
was this Day read the First and Second time.
Resolved, That Mr. James Ash be added a Commissioner in the County of Wiltes.
Resolved, That John Traford be added a Commissioner
in the County of Essex.
Resolved, That Thomas Lewis, Wm. Powell, and
William Basset, Esquires, named Commissioners for the
County of Glamorgan, be omitted out of this Bill.
The Question being put, That this Bill be committed;
It passed with the Negative.
Resolved, That this Bill be ingrossed.
Sheriff of Hereford.
Resolved, That Thomas Cook Esquire be discharged
from being Sheriff of Hereford.
Resolved, That Charles Milburne Esquire, be nominated
and appointed Sheriff of the County of Hereford, for the
Year ensuing; and that the Lords Commissioners for the
Great Seal of England do issue forth a Commission to
him, to be Sheriff of the said County, accordingly.
Sheriff of Suffolk.
Ordered, That Sir Robert Cook, in regard of his Indisposition of Body, his personal Attendance, as Sheriff
of the County of Suffolk, be dispensed with.
Sir J. Winter.
Ordered, That Sir John Winter have his Liberty for
Three Months, to go any-whither within Twenty Miles
of London, only upon Security, as formerly.
Gift to Eleazar, &c.
The humble Petition of Eleazar and Abraham, Two
converted Jews, was this Day read.
Ordered, That Twenty Pounds apiece be bestowed on
the Petitioners: And that it be referred to the Council of
State to make present Payment thereof to them, accordingly.