Die Martis, 14 Novembris, 1648.
MR. Bond reports, from the Committee of Accompts
of the whole Kingdom, the Accompt of Colonel
Resolved, &c. That this House doth allow of the Sum
of Four thousand Four hundred and Forty-three Pounds
Twelve Shillings and Four-pence, demanded upon the
Accompt of Colonel Wm. Gould, deceased.
Ordered, That the Sum of Four thousand Four hundred and Forty-three Pounds Twelve Shillings and Fourpence be charged upon the Grand Excise, in Course; and
be paid unto Nicholas Gould, Executor of the said Wm.
Gould: And that Interest, after the Rate of Eight Pounds
per Centum per Annum, payable every Six Months, be
allowed, and paid unto the said Nicholas Gould, or his Assignee, for the Sum of Two thousand Pounds, Part of
the said Four thousand Four hundred and Forty-three
Pounds Twelve Shillings and Four-pence, until the said
Two thousand Pounds be paid and satisfied.
Ordered, That an Ordinance be brought in to that
An Ordinance for charging, upon the Receipts of the
Grand Excise, in Course, the Sum of Four thousand
Four hundred and Forty-three Pounds Twelve Shillings
and Four-pence, appearing upon the Accompts of Colonel Wm. Gould, certified from the Committee of Accompts, and allowed this Day to be due unto him, with
Interest for Two thousand Pounds, Part of the said Four
thousand Four hundred and Forty-three Pounds Twelve
Shillings and Four-pence, upon the Excise, payable every
Six Months, was this Day read; and, upon the Question,
passed; and ordered to be sent to the Lords for their
Mr. Nicoll is appointed to carry it to the Lords.
He is likewise appointed to carry to the Lords the
Ordinance for Payment of the Horse Guards.
Whereas the Ordinance for further securing the Sum
of Five thousand Pounds, with so much more lent upon
the Public Faith, for Supply of the Horse Guards, was
mistaken, and made Five thousand Pounds, where it
should have been Ten thousand Pounds: It is Ordered,
upon the Question, that the same be amended, and made
Ten thousand Pounds.
Message from Lords.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Edward Leech and
The Lords commanded us to return unto you these
Votes concerning the Seven Persons to be excepted from
Pardon: These moved from you; and the Lords have
agreed unto them, with these Alterations:-To put you
in mind to nominate a Committee, to join with a Committee of the Lords, to put his Majesty's Concestions
into Bills; which they desire you to take into speedy Consideration:-This Ordinance for Mr. Saltmarsh; which
the Lords have passed, upon this Petition, and Rental;
to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Answer returned by the same Messengers; That the
House has considered of their Lordship's Message; and
will send Answer by Messengers of their own.
Loan by the City.
Ordered, That the Committee formerly employed
upon providing the Monies desired to be borrowed of the
City, for carrying on the Treaty, do forthwith repair to
the City, upon that occasion.
Chief Baron of Exchequer
Mr. Serjeant Wilde, who is appointed, by both Houses
of Parliament, Chief Baron of the Exchequer, did, in
his Place, return to the House his humble and hearty
Thanks, for the great Esteem they please to express towards him; which he will, by his faithful Performances,
endeavour to continue and deserve.
And then he took his Leave of the House, with his
earnest Prayers to Almighty God, to bless and prosper
Resolved, &c. That the Thanks of this House be given
to Mr. Serjeant Wilde, for his many faithful and great
Services performed in this House as a Member thereof,
and to the Parliament and Kingdom, upon all publick
And Mr. Speaker accordingly did give him the Thanks
of this House.
Mr. Scawen reports from the Committee employed to
the General, to consider of disbanding Supernumeraries,
reducing the Regiments to the former Establishment, and
the taking off Free Quarter.
The Question being put, That there be an Addition
of Three thousand Foot to the Establishment of the
The House was divided.
The Yeas went forth.
|Sir John Danvers,
||Tellers for the Yea:
||With the Yea,
||Tellers for the Noe:
||With the Noe,
So that the Question passed with the Negative.
Resolved, &c. That the House do, To-morrow Morning, the first Business, take into Consideration, How the
Arrears of the Assessments for the Army may be brought
in; to the end the Supernumeraries may be disbanded.
Answer from Lords.
Mr. Nicoll brings Answer, That the Lords do agree
to the Two Ordinances carried by him; the one, concerning the House Guards; the other, for Payment of
the Arrears to Colonel William Gould.
Treaty with the King.
Ordered, That the Committee Yesterday appointed to
prepare an Answer to the King's First Proposition, be injoined to meet this Afternoon: And the Care of this Business is more particularly referred to Mr. Swynfen.
Ordered, That, on Friday Morning next peremptorily, the first Business, the Ordinance concerning the
Exiles of Jersey be reported.
Lords desire a Conference.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Edward Leech and
The Lords desire a Conference, by Committees of both
Houses, presently in the Painted Chamber, if it may
stand with the Conveniency of this House, concerning the
Votes they received from this House, touching the Seven
Persons to be banished.
Resolved, &c. That this House doth agree to a present
Conference, as is desired.
Mr. Annesley, Mr. Swynfen, Mr. Reynolds, Mr. Wheler,
are appointed Reporters of this Conference.
Answer returned by the same Messengers; That this
House has considered their Lordships Message; and do
agree to a present Conference, as is desired.