Thursday, the 9th of October, 1651.
ORDERED, That the Committee to whom the
Business touching Colonel George Gill is referred,
do make Report thereof; together with their Opinions,
touching the printed Book, intituled, "Innocency further
cleared; or, The Case and Vindication of Col. George
Gill;" on Thursday Morning next.
Grant to Popham.
Ordered, That one whole Year's Salary, for this Year,
payable to General Popham deceased, be paid unto Mrs.
Anne Popham, the Widow and late Wife of the said
General Popham, or her Assignees: And that the Committee of the Navy do take Care, that the said whole
Year's Salary be paid unto her, or her Assigns, accordingly: And the Acquittance of the said Mrs. Anne
Popham, or her Assigns, shall be a sufficient Discharge
in that Behalf.
Act of Nivigation.
An Act for Increase of Shipping and Encouragement
of the Navigation of this Nation, was this Day read the
A Proviso was tendered to this Act, That this Act,
or any thing therein contained, shall not extend to inhibit the Sale of any Fish, to any Person, upon the Rock
in the Newfound Land, for the Space of Three Years,
from the Twenty-fourth Day of March, One thousand
Six hundred Fifty-and-one: Which was this Day read
the first time; and laid aside.
The Question being propounded, That these Words,
"from and after the First Day of February 1653," be
added to the Clause touching Fishery;
And the Question being put, That this Question be
It passed with the Affirmative.
And the main Question being put, It was
Resolved, That these Words, viz. "from and after the
First Day of February 1653," be added in the Clause
And the said Clause, so amended, being put to the
Question, was assented unto.
Resolved, That the Blank for the Time be filled up
with those Words, "First of December 1651."
Resolved, That the other Blank for the Time be filled
up with these Words, "First of December 1651."
And the said Act, so amended, being put to the
Question, passed: And ordered to be forthwith printed
Resolved, That the Serjeant at Arms attending the
Parliament be injoined to proclaim this Act upon the
Old Exchange, London, To-morrow, at the usual Hour,
with sound of Trumpet, and Beat of Drum.
Resolved, That the Lords Commissioners for the Great
Seal be authorized and required, to issue under the Great
Seal, a Certiorari to the Clerk of the Parliament, to
certify into the Chancery the Act, intituled, An Act for
Increase of Shipping, and Encouragement of the Navigation of this Nation: And that the Lords Commissioners
do cause the same Act to be sent to the several Sheriffs,
with Writs for the Proclaiming of the said Act, according
to the usual Form.
Resolved, That the Commissioners of the Excise be
required to cause this Act to be sent to all Port Towns.
The humble Petition of Lieutenant Colonel Thomas
Holloway, now Prisoner in the Poultry Computer; being
a Person comprehended within the Articles of the Threeand-twentieth of May last, upon the Rendition of the
Islands of Sorlinge and Scilly; was this day read.
Ordered, That this Petition be referred to the Council
of State, to examine the Business, and see that the
Articles be performed.