Die Sabbati, 14 Octobris, 1648.
AN Ordinance and Instructions for the Sequestring,
Seizure, Sale, and Dispose, of the Estate, real and
personal, of all Papists and Delinquents in the late Rebellion in Anglesey and North Wales, and for applying the
Proceed thereof to the Use of the Navy, was this Day
read the First and Second time; and, upon the Question,
committed unto the Committee of the Navy; with the
Addition of Sir William Lewes, Mr. Moore, Colonel
Moore, Mr. Annesley, Mr. Lane, Sir Jo Treavor, the
Knights and Burgesses of North Wales, Chesheire, Shropsheire, and Staffordsheire, as to this Business.
Mr. Greene reports an Accompt of such Monies as
have been anticipated out of the Monies arising by the
Customs, and diverted from the Service of the Navy, by
Monies paid to several Garisons employed in the Service
of the Parliament, and otherwise, by several Ordinances
and Orders of the Parliament and the Committee; as
also made use of by some of the said Garisons, without
Order, since the Twenty-fourth of February 1644, to
the Twenty-ninth of September 1648: The which was
read: And, upon the Foot of the Accompt, the Total
amounts to the Sum of Seventy-seven thousand Two hundred and Two Pounds Two Shillings and One Farthing.
Ordered, That the Committee of the Army do give
Order to the Treasurers at Goldsmiths Hall, to pay, unto
the Treasurer of the Navy, the Sum of Ten thousand
Pounds, out of the first Monies that shall come in of
that Moiety of the Compositions assigned to the Army,
in Part of Satisfaction for such Monies belonging to the
Navy, which have been taken and employed to the Forces
of the Army, since their Establishment, or as are now
upon Account between the Committee of the Army and
the Committee of the Navy.
Answer to Lords.
Answer returned to the Message, sent from the Lords
Yesterday; That this House doth agree to the Ordinance
for constituting Colonel Algernoun Sydney Governor of
Dover, Lieutenant of Dover Castle; and to the Order
for Sir Henry Frederick Thynne to come to Town, to
follow his Occasions.
Fleet at Goree.
A Letter from Dr. Dorislaus, directed to the Committee of the Navy, from the Hagh; of 5 Octobris 1648,
acquainting them with the State of Affairs, in relation to
the Fleet before the Goree, and to the State's Ships, was
this Day read.
The Copy of a Letter from the Committee at Derby
House, of the Thirtieth of September 1648, to the Lord
Admiral, riding off the Goree, was this Day read: And
likewise a Letter from the Lord Admiral, from aboard
the St. George, riding before Goree, of 2 Octobris 1648,
directed to the Committee at Derby House, acquainting
them, That, upon serious Consideration of the State of
Affairs upon the Place, they had taken Resolution to
continue there for some time, if this Resolution shall be
approved of, in order to the Service of reducing the
Resolved, &c. That this House doth approve of the
Resolution taken by the Lord Admiral, of continuing at
Ordered, That the Committee of the Navy do, from
time to time, take care for supplying the Fleet at the
Goree with Provisions and Money necessary.
Ordered, That the Committee at Derby House do, in a
Letter to the Admiral, send the Vote passed this House;
and give him an Account, What is done to enable him
and his Fleet to continue there, by Order given to the
Committee for Money and Provisions, and their Proceedings thereupon.
An Ordinance for enabling the Merchants trading into
France, to raise Monies upon themselves, for defraying
their publick Charges, was this Day read the Third
A Proviso was tendered to be added to this Ordinance:
The which was read the First, Second, and Third time;
and, upon the Question, assented unto: And was, That
neither this Ordinance, nor any thing therein contained,
shall compel any Person of the Out Ports, trading into
France, to pay this Duty, except they shall declare their
Assent thereunto before the Twenty-fifth of May 1649,
at the Insurance Office in London, to the Merchants,
commonly known by the Name of the Governor and
Company of Merchants of London, trading into France.
And then the Ordinance, upon the Question passed;
and is ordered to be sent unto the Lords for their Concurrence.