Die Sabbati, 28 Aprilis, 1649.
Deans and Chapters Lands.
THE House this Day resumed the Debate upon the
Bill for abolishing of Deans and Chapters.
The Question being propounded, That the Proportion
of the Purchase to be made, by any Person, upon any
Debt or Debts transferred upon Deans and Chapters
Lands, shall not be under Fifteen Years Purchase for
Lands in Possession; and for Reversions after the same
And the Question being put, That that Question be
It was resolved in the Affirmative.
And so the main Question being put;
It was Resolved, &c. That the Proportion of the Purchase to be made, by any Person, upon any Debt or
Debts transferred upon Deans and Chapters Lands, shall
not be under Fifteen Years Purchase for Lands in
Possession; and for Reversion after the same Proportion.
Resolved, &c. That there be an Office of Comptroller
for Sale of Dean and Chapters Lands.
Resolved, &c. That Alderman Fookes be Comptroller
for Sale of Dean and Chapters Lands: And that he execute and discharge the said Office for the former Salary
settled upon him.
A Proviso, touching Fifteen Years Purchase to be given
by such Persons whose Debts are transferred from the
Excise, or Goldsmiths Hall, except those Debts be
doubled, was tendered at the Table; and read the First
and Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the said Proviso be read the Third
Resolved, &c. That this Proviso do pass; and be made
Part of the Bill.
Discovery of Delinquent's Property.
Whereas Information was given of a Sum of Money
discovered, belonging to a Delinquent: It is Ordered, by
the Commons, assembled in Parliament, That the Serjeant
at Arms attending this House, or one or more of his
Deputies, do go, with Lieutenant Colonel Medopp, who
gave the said Information, and forthwith secure the said
Money, and give an Account thereof to the Council of
State: Who are to examine, To whom the same doth
belong: And in case it shall appear to belong to any Delinquent; whereby the same is sorfeited to the State; then
they are to give such Recompense, out of the said Money,
to the said Lieutenant Colonel Medopp, for the Discovery
thereof, such Sum as they shall think fit.