Wednesday, the 31st of March, 1652.
MR. Speaker, by way of Report, acquainted the
Parliament, That a Person from the Prince of
Condy delivered to him a Letter, directed, " To the Parliament of the Commonwealth of England:" Which said
Letter, being subscribed " Louis de Bourbon," and being
a Letter of Credence to Sieur De Barrier, dated at Agen,
the 12th Day of March 1652, was this Day read.
Ordered, That the said Letter be referred to the Council of State; with Power to them to hear what the said
Sieur De Barriere shall propose.
An Act for Continuance of an Act, intituled, An Act
for Redemption of Captives, was this Day read the First
and Second Time.
And the Question being put, That this Act be ingrossed;
It passed with the Negative.
And the said Act, being put to the Question, passed;
And it is
Ordered, That the said Act be forthwith printed and
Ordered, That the Act for Alexander Popham Esquire
be read on Tuesday Morning next.
Adventurers for Ireland.
Ordered, That the Report touching the Adventurers
for Ireland be made on Tuesday Morning next, after the
Bill touching Mr. Alexander Popham.
Resolved, That the List of Delinquents Names be now
The List was accordingly read; being intituled, " A
Catalogue of the Names of such Persons as are certified
from the several Counties therein mentioned, to be under
Sequestration, either as Papists Delinquents, with whom
the Commissioners have had no Rule to compound, or
as Delinquents only, &c.
Resolved, That this List be committed to a Committee,
to prepare the Names, in several Columns, of such of
the Persons in this Bill, as are therein mentioned to have
Estates of a like Value, together with the Values; and,
upon the whole Debate of the House, to report the same
to the House, for the Determination of the House, in
order to the perfecting of the Bill for the additional Sale;
and that they have Power to confer with such Persons as
they shall think fit; and to present the Names of the Papist Delinquents by themselves: And, if they think fit, to
consider of some Persons (having considerable Estates)
to be presented to the House in the first Place, to be inserted into that Bill; and report the same to the House:
And likewise that the same Committee do report to the
House the particular Cases, certified from GoldsmithsHall, that they think fit, for the Consideration of the
Resolved, That this be referred to the Committee to
whom the Bill for the additional Sale of Delinquents
Estates is committed.
Resolved, by the Parliament, That Sir John Price be
pardoned for his Delinquency; and that his Sequestration be taken off, and discharged.