Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Friday, February 3d, 1659.
Friday, February, 3d, 1659.
ORDERED, That Mr. Speaker do sign such Letters as shall be prepared by the Committee of the Army, in usual Form, to be sent to the Commissioners for Assessment in the respective Counties, for quickening the Bringing in of the Assessments.
Advances to the Publick.
Whereas Mr. Suckley, and other Gentlemen relating to the Court of Admiralty, and to the Court for Probate of Wills, and Granting of Administrations, have offered freely to advance the Sum of Three thousand Pounds, for the Service of the Commonwealth: It is Ordered, by the Parliament, That the said Three thousand Pounds be paid this Afternoon to the Treasurers of the Army; and shall be repaid, with Interest, out of the first Monies that shall come in, payable out of the said Court for Probate of Wills to this Commonwealth, to the Register or Receiver of the said Fees or Profits: And the same shall be allowed unto the said Register or Receiver, upon their Account: And the Acquittance of the said Mr. Suckley, and the said other Gentlemen, shall be their sufficient Discharge in that behalf.
Tumults in London.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Council of State, to examine the whole Business touching the Tumults which happened last Night in the City of London; and state Matter of Fact: And report their Opinion, What is fit to be done therein; and how to prevent the like Tumults for the future.
Ordered, That the several Regiments do go to the Quarters formerly directed by Parliament: and that they continue in those Quarters, until the Commissioners for the Army shall see Cause to alter the same.
Resolved, That the said Salaries, to be paid to the said Dr. Walker, Dr. Turner, and Wm. Cawley Esquire, as Judges of the said Courts of Admiralty, and Probate of Wills, shall be paid out of the growing Profits of the said Court for Probate of Wills, by the Register or Receiver thereof, yearly, by Four equal Payments: and the same shall be allowed unto such Register or Receiver, upon their respective Accounts: And the respective Acquittances of the said Judges shall be a sufficient Discharge in that behalf, without any further Order.