Die Martis, 18 Septembris, 1649.
Newcastle, &c. Garisons.
A LETTER from Sir Arthur Heslerigg, from Newcastle, of the Thirteenth of September 1649, was
this Day read.
Ordered, That it be specially recommended to the
Committee of the Army, to take care, that the Assignments to the Garison of Newcastle, and the Garisons in
the Four Northern Counties, be constantly and duly paid.
The humble Petition of Henry Goodyeare, Captain
Lieutenant to Sir Arthur Heslerigg Knight, was this
Ordered, That the Sum of Three hundred Pounds be
paid unto Captain Goodyeare, in Recompence for his
Monies and Goods lost in Tynmouth Castle, for his Constancy and Fidelity to the Parliament, out of such concealed
Delinquents Estates as he shall discover to the Committee
at Haberdashers Hall: And the Committee at Haberdashers Hall are to proceed upon such Discoveries; and
out of the same to make Payment of the said Three hundred Pounds unto the said Captain Goodyeare accordingly.
Grant to Chappell.
The humble Petition of Charrity Chappell, Widow,
was this Day read.
Ordered, That the Sum of Forty Shillings per Week be
allowed and paid unto the said Charrity Chappell, weekly,
for Six Months now next ensuing: And that the same be
charged upon Haberdashers Hall: And the Committee at
Haberdashers Hall, and their Treasurer, are hereby authorized and required to make Payment thereof accordingly.
Admission of a Member.
Ordered, That the Earl of Salisbury, being elected Burgess for the Town of Lynne Regis in the County of Norfolk, be admitted into this House.
Ordered, That the Earl of Pembroke, Earl of Salisbury,
and the Lord Howard, be of all the several Committees
of which they were formerly nominated and appointed;
and be and are hereby impowered and authorized to sit
and act in all the said several Committees accordingly.
Weavers Hall Treasurer.
An Act for constituting Thomas Noel Esquire Treasurer for the whole Monies payable upon Weavers Hall
Bills, and to pass and allow of the same, was this Day
read; and, upon the Question, passed.
Crimes at Sea.
Mr. Bacon reports from the Committee of the Navy,
Amendments to an Act for the Punishment of Crimes
committed upon, or beyond Seas: Which were this Day
read the First and Second time; and, upon the Question,
And the said Act, so amended, was, upon the Question,
ordered to be ingrossed; and brought in To-morrow
Ordered, That all Acts of Parliament, that have or
shall pass this House, shall be ingrossed and inrolled:
And that a Committee be appointed, from time to time,
to examine the Journal Book, to see if there be any Mistakes, or Misentries, in the said Book: Viz. unto Mr.
Dove, Mr. Garland, Mr. Robinson, Mr. Nath. Bacon,
Mr. Attorney General; or any Two of them.
Ordered, That the Bill for the Militia of the whole
Commonwealth be read, the first Business, To-morrow
Morning; nothing to intervene.
Ordered, That the Petition of Mr. Tolson be referred to
the Committee of the Navy, to examine the Business, and
to make Restitution of the Customs taken; and give the
Petitioner Liberty to transport his Wines to any other
Place beyond Seas, if they shall see Cause.
Trustees for Bishops Lands.
Resolved, That this House doth declare, That it was
the Intent of this House, that Richard Venner, one of
the Trustees for the Sale of the Lands of Archbishops
and Bishops, be included in the Vote of the Twenty-fourth
of May last, as one of the Trustees who are, by the said
Vote, to be allowed, for their Salary, Three-pence in the
Pound of all such Monies as are or shall be raised by the
Sale of all such of the said Lands which are or shall be
by them conveyed to Purchasers; discounting out of the
same, the Two thousand Pounds already paid unto them:
And that the said Richard Venner have the like Benefit
of the said Vote, and the like proportionable Part of the
said Salary, as the other Trustees named particularly in
the said Vote.
Army Surgeons, &c.
Whereas the Sum of Eleven hundred Pounds was heretofore ordered to be paid for Satisfaction of Arrears to
the Surgeons, Physicians, and Apothecaries, to the wounded, maimed, and sick Soldiers, and charged upon the
Treasurers at Guildhall: It is now Ordered, That the said
Sum of Eleven hundred Pounds be paid out of the sequestred Rents paid in to Goldsmiths Hall: And that the
same be disposed of according to the former Order: And
the Acquittance or Acquittances of the Treasurers of the
wounded, maimed, and sick Soldiers shall be a sufficient
Discharge to the said Committee at Goldsmiths Hall, and
their Treasurers, and to such Person and Persons as shall
pay the same, for the said Eleven hundred Pounds, or
any Part thereof: And that the said former Order, and
likewise the Order of the Seventh of September instant, be
vacated and discharged.
A Letter from the Lord Joachimii, Ordinary Ambassador from the States of Holland, was this Day read, in
French, being directed thus, "A l'honorable Parliament
d' Angleterre, assemblé a
; Westminstre;" and Englished.
Resolved, That, as to the several Desires made to the
Parliament, concerning some Dispensation of the Act prohibiting the Importation of French Wines; the Parliament declare, That they will not admit any Dispensation
of the said Act; but that the same be duly observed, and
be effectually put in Execution.
Colonel Fielder reports Amendments to the Act touching the School at Westminster: Which were this Day read
the First and Second time; and, upon the Question, assented unto.
And also reports the Names of the Governors of the
School and Alms-house of Westminster: Which were this
Day read; and, upon the Question, agreed upon.
A Proviso was tendered to the said Act, That Lambert
Osbaldeston Clerk, late Prebend of the Collegiate Church
at Westminster, shall enjoy during his Life, the Messuage,
with the Appurtenances lately belonging to his said Prebend, with all Profits and Allowances heretofore granted
or allowed, and excepted by Ordinance of Parliament,
dated the Eighteenth of November 1645: Which was
this Day read the First time; and, upon the Question,
ordered to be read the Second time; and was read the
Second time; and laid aside.
Another Proviso was tendered to the said Act, That
the said Governors be authorized and required to pay unto
Lambert Osbaldston Clerk the yearly Sum of One hundred Pounds, out of the Profits of the Lands herein
mentioned, for and during the Term of his natural Life:
Which was this Day read the First and Second time; and,
upon the Question, assented unto; and ordered to be
Part of the Bill.
And the said Bill, upon the Question, so amended, was
agreed to; and is ordered to be ingrossed.
The humble Petition of Sebastian Smith, Doctor in
Divinity, was this Day read.