Tuesday, 15th of November, 1653.
Nomination of Sheriffs.
RESOLVED, upon the Question, by the Parliament,
That Thomas Evans Esquire be, and is nominated and
approved of to be, Sheriff of the County of Cardigan for
the Year ensuing: And that the Lords Commissioners
for the Great Seal of England do issue a Commission
to him, to be Sheriff of the said Country, accordingly.
Resolved, That Bennet Sherard Esquire Baron Le Trim
be discharged from being Sheriff of the County of Rutland, for the Year ensuing.
Resolved, upon the Question, by the Parliament, That
Richard Fancourt Esquire be, and is hereby nominated
and approved to be, Sheriff of the County of Rutland:
And that the Lords Commissioners for the Great Seal of
England do issue a Commission to him to be Sheriff of
the said County, accordingly.
The Question being put, That Sir Wm. Sidley be discharged from being Sheriff of the County of Cambridge
The House was divided.
The Yeas went forth.
Tellers for the Noes:
Mr. St. Nicholas,
With the Noes,
Tellers for the Yeas:
With the Yeas,
So it passed with the Negative.
E. of Derby.
Resolved, That the Bill for the Earl of Derby be read
on Friday next.
Colonel Clerk reports from the Committee of the Army,
Amendments to the Bill for the Assessment: Which were
twice read; and agreed.
He also reports, The Distributions of the Sums; which,
with the Names of the Commissioners, were inserted into
Resolved, That the Rate for Cornwall do stand.
He also reports the Opinion of the Committee, That
the Assessment laid on the Town and County of Poole
be cast into the County of Dorset for the future.
Resolved, That Five Pounds be taken off from the
Town and County of Poole, and laid upon the County
Resolved, That Ten Pounds by the Month, in the Assessment, be taken off from Haverford-West, and laid on
the Town of Berwick upon Tweed, and the Liberties
Resolved, That Sixteen Pounds Thirteen Shillings Fourpence be taken out of the Monthly Assessment on Haverford-West, and charged on the County of Duresme.
Resolved, That Three Pounds Six Shillings and Eightpence of the Monthly Assessment, charged on Haverford-West, be taken off, and laid on the County of
Resolved, That Five Pounds of the Monthly Assessment, charged on Haverford-West, be taken off, and
charged on the Town of Newcastle upon Tyne.
The Question being put, That the City of London and
the County of Middlesex be put together in this Assessment;
It passed in the Negative.
The humble Petition of the Commissioners of the
Monthly Assessments, and divers others, in their own and
the Behalf of the Inhabitants of the Isle of Wight, was
this Day read.
Resolved, That this Assessment for the Isle of Wight
shall stand as now it is in the Bill.