Die Jovis, 24 Augusti, 1648.
Petitions concerning Members.
ORDERED, That, on Saturday Morning next, the
Petitions concerning Mr. Jenings, a Member of this
House, and other Members, be read: And that Mr.
Jenyngs be appointed to be here at the first Sitting of the
House, to give Answer thereunto.
An Ordinance for sequestering of the Estates, both real
and personal, of Delinquents, to be employed for the
Raising and Maintaining a Troop of Horse in the County
of Surrey, was this Day read the First and Second time;
and, upon the Question, committed unto Sir Gilbert
Gerard, Mr. Bond, Mr. Drake, Sir Walter Erle, Mr.
Lechmore, Mr. Gurdon, Sir Wm. Massam, Mr. Wheeler,
Sir Robert Pye, Sir Rich. Onslowe, Mr. Scott; or any
Three of them: And they are to meet upon it this Afternoon at Three of Clock, in the Court of Wards, and
Conference with Lords.
Sir John Potts, Mr. Pierrepont, Mr. Wheeler, Sir
Walter Erle, Sir Richard Onslowe, Mr. Swynfen, are
appointed Managers of the free Conference Yesterday
appointed to be had with the Lords, and Reporters of the
Conference desired by the Lords.
Inquiry into Design in London.
Mr. Miles Corbett reports the Examinations and Informations taken by the Committee of the Militia, touching
the late Design in London: Divers Examinations touching
one Colonel Marcellus Rivers, and the late Design.
The which were read; and delivered immediately to
Mr. Miles Corbett.
Resolved, &c. That this House doth approve of the
Commitment of Marcellus Rivers, Lieutenant Colonel
Clarke, Captain Reyner, Captain Hill, and * *, by the
Committee of the Militia of the City of London.
Ordered, That the Committee of this House, to whom
the Examination of this Business is referred, be required
to meet and sit constantly and diligently; and to proceed
with Care to the speedy and thorough Examination and
Discovery of this whole Business: And the Committee at
Darby House are desired to deliver unto this Committee
the Examinations taken by them touching this Design,
and touching such Persons as are committed by them,
upon this Design: And this Committee are to take Course
for the further Examining of the said Persons committed
by that Committee.
An Ordinance for Execution of Martial Law was this
Day read the First time; and the Debate hereof ordered
to be resumed on Monday Morning next, between the
Hours of Ten and Twelve.
Message to Lords.
Colonel Moore carried to the Lords, for their Concurrence, an additional Ordinance for the better bringing
in Sequestration Money, both in City and Country: An
Ordinance for Payment of Six hundred Pounds, with
Interest, to John Sleigh Esquire: An Order for Payment
of Two hundred Pounds, out of the Composition of Sir
Charles Chemyes, to Colonel Eyres, Governor of Hurst
Castle: An Order for Payment of Two hundred Pounds
to Major Berry, and One hundred Pounds to Mr.
Edward Sexby, out of Sir Charles Chemyes' Estate.