Thursday, the 27th
of November, 1651.
RESOLVED, by the Parliament, That John
Stephens be admitted to sit in the House, as a
Member of Parliament.
Act of Oblivion.
Mr. Attorney General, according to former Order,
did this Day report the Amendments to the General
Pardon, and Act of Oblivion: Which were this Day
read the First and Second time.
Ordered, That the Debate upon the Amendments to
the General Pardon and Act of Oblivion be taken up on
Tuesday Morning next, the first Business, and nothing to
intervene: And that Mr. Speaker put the House in
Ordered, That on Thursday next, the House do take
into Consideration the Bill for the Assessments, and
Establishment of the Army.
Ordered, That the Business touching the Instructions
for the Commissioners to go into Scotland be taken up
The humble Petition of Edmond Waller was this Day
Resolved, That the Sentence of Banishment, given
against Edmond Waller Esquire, by Ordinance of Parliament of the Fourth of November 1644, be revoked; and
that he have Liberty, notwithstanding the said Ordinance,
to come into England; and that he be pardoned his Offence for which he was banished; and that Mr. Attorney
General do prepare a Pardon for that Purpose: And
that the Lords Commissioners do pass the said Pardon
under the Great Seal of England, accordingly.
The humble Petition of Colonel George Monck was
this Day read.
Ordered, That, upon delivering unto the Treasurers of
Goldsmiths Hall a Receipt from the Treasurers of the
Army of the Sum of One hundred Thirty-eight Pounds
and Ten Shillings, as received from the Treasurers of
Goldsmiths Hall; being for so much Money paid by
Colonel George Monck, or his Assigns, to the said Treasurers of the Army, in January last, for the latter Moiety
of the Composition of Thomas Monck deceased, his
Brother; the Treasurers at Goldsmiths Hall do give an
Acquittance to the said Colonel George Monck, for the
said Sum of 138£. and 10s.: And that the Commissioners
for compounding are hereby authorized and required to
accept the same, and allow thereof, as if it had been paid
at the time when the latter Moiety of the Composition of
the said Thomas Monck ought to have been paid; and to
give a Discharge thereupon; accordingly.
Mr. John Corbett reports from the Committees of
Obstructions for Sale of Delinquents Estates, the Resolutions of the said Committee:
" That it be reported to the Parliament, as the Opinion
of this Committee, That there be a further Time given
for the determining of such Claims as are already and
shall be put in before the First of December next."
Resolved, That the time for the Committee of Obsructions to determine such Claims as are already put in,
and shall be put in, before that Committee, before the
First Day of December next, to the Estates of the Delinquents appointed to be sold, be inlarged until the First
Day of March next: And that an Act be brought in for