Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 8, 1660-1667. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Die Sabbati, 22 Decembris, 18 Car. IIdi.
Mr. Mallet reports from the Committee to which the Matter touching the indigent loyal Officers was committed, That the Committee had examined the several Accompts of Mr. Buckley, Receiver for the County of Anglesey; Sir George Middleton, Receiver for the County of Lancaster; Mr. Palmes, Receiver for the County of Rutland; Mr. Grills, Receiver for the County of Cornwall; and had drawn up several Reports, in Writing, thereupon: Which he read; and after, delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table.
Resolved, &c. That this House agree with the Committee, That the Lord Treasurer be desired to cause the Sum of Four hundred and One Pounds Seven Shillings and Four-pence to be paid to the Treasurer, for the Money assigned to the indigent loyal Officers: And Sir Phillip Warwick is to impart the Desires of the House to the Lord Treasurer.
Resolved, &c. That Sir George Middleton do remain in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms, till he has cleared his Accompt of the Two thousand Ninety-two . . . ., and paid the Charges at Law, and the Fees due to the Serjeant at Arms.
Resolved, &c. That the Serjeant at Arms do send a Messenger into the Country, to seize the said Ogle and Wall; and carry them into Custody before the High Sheriffs of the County of Lancaster: Before whom they are to give an Account, in whose Hands the Nine hundred Ninety-eight Pounds, or any Part of it, does rest: And that such Person in whose Hands the said Nine hundred Ninety-eight Pounds, or any Part of it, shall be found resting, be brought up in Custody, to answer the same.
Ordered, That the High Sheriff do send for the Collectors; and examine, Where the Arrear of Fifty-two Pounds, or thereabouts, uncollected, is chargeable; and to give Direction for the Collecting and Returning thereof.
Resolved, &c. That this House doth agree with the Committee, That, as to the Two thousand Three hundred and Thirty-one Pounds Eighteen Shillings and Twopence, charged, by Mr. Grills' Accompt, to be in Arrear in several Hundreds of the said County of Cornwall, or in the Hands of the respective head Collectors hereafter named; viz.
And that it be referred to Sir Walter Moyle Knight, Colonel Wm. Godolphin, Walter Vincent, John Connock, Edw. Herle, and Francis Colmady, Esquires, and Thomas Piper Gentleman, or any Three of them, to examine and state the Particulars; and in whose Hands any of the said Monies are; and of the whole Matter to make Certificate, in Writing under their Hands and Seals, to this House, within Twenty Days after the Receipt of this Order, by the said Referrees, or any One of them: Who are speedily required to communicate the same to the rest; and to execute this Order with all possible Expedition, that the Accompts thereof may be made, and perfected; and the Monies, by the Acts of Parliament given and intended for that Purpose, may be employed, and discharged, accordingly.
Impeachment of Ld. Mordant.
Mr. Scowen reports from the Committee appointed to consider of the Abatement to be made to the City of London of their Proportion of the Assessment on them in the last Act, That the Committee had agreed upon a Report: Which he read; and after, delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table.
|Colonel Strangwaies,||With the Yeas,||74.|
|Sir Robert Holt,|
|Mr. Strickland,||With the Noes,||75.|