House of Commons Journal Volume 6
3 October 1649

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 6: 3 October 1649', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 6: 1648-1651 (1802), pp. 301-302. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=25762 Date accessed: 29 July 2014.


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Die Mercurii, 3 Octobris, 1649.

Prayers.

Claims on Publick Faith.

RESOLVED, &c. That all and every such poor Person and Persons as did voluntarily contribute any Monies, Plate, or Horse, with their Furniture and Arms, upon the Propositions in the Year 1642, not exceeding the Sum of Ten Pounds, and are not able to double, shall have both Principal and Interest paid.

Resolved, &c. That these Words "in the Year 1642," be added to the former Vote, between the Words "voluntary" and "contribute."

Resolved, &c. That the Sum of Fifteen thousand Pounds, Parcel of the Sum of Thirty thousand Pounds, at Weavers Hall, appointed by former Ordinances to go towards Payment of Publick Faith, be set aside, for the Satisfaction of the Persons in the former Vote intended.

Resolved, &c. That such Persons as are now in Prison, who did voluntarily, in the Year 1642, contribute any Monies, Plate, or Horse, with their Furniture and Arms, upon the Propositions in the Year 1642, and are not able to double, shall be satisfied both Principal and Interest, out of the Remainder of the said Sum of Thirty thousand Pounds.

Resolved, &c. That Francis Collyns be paid the Sum of Money he lent in 1642, upon the Propositions, together with Interest for the same, out of the Remainder of the said Sum of Thirty thousand Pounds.

Resolved, &c. That Jane Newman be paid the Sum of Money by her lent in the Year 1642, upon the Propositions, together with Interest for the same, out of the Remainder of the said Sum of Thirty thousand Pounds.

Resolved, &c. That Five Thousand Pounds, Part of the said Fifteen thousand Pounds, set apart for Satisfaction of the Sums lent upon the Publick Faith, not exceeding Ten Pounds, as aforesaid, be allowed for Satisfaction of such Persons within the City of London, and the late Lines of Communication, as are comprehended within the First Vote.

Ordered, That Mr. Silvanus Taylor, Mr. William Hickcocks, Mr. Maurice Gething, and Mr. George Cooper, or any Three of them, have Power, and be authorized, to state the Principal and Interest due to such poor Persons within the Cities of London and Westminster, and the late Lines of Communication, who did, in the Year 1642, contribute any Monies, Plate, or Horse, with their Furniture and Arms, upon the Propositions in the Year 1642, not exceeding the Sum of Ten Pounds, and are not able to double; and to issue their Warrant to the Treasurers of Weavers Hall for Payment of the several and respective Sums, out of the said Sum of Five thousand Pounds, Parcel of the said Sum of Fifteen thousand Pounds, set apart as aforesaid: And that such Warrant, together with the Receipt of such Person and Persons, shall be a sufficient Discharge to the said Treasurers for such Sum and Sums of Money as they shall pay thereupon.

Resolved, &c. That the said Mr. Taylor, Mr. William Hickcock, Mr. Maurice Gethings, and Mr. George Cooper, have Power, and be hereby authorized, to state the Principal and Interest of the Persons who are now in Prison, and have contributed in the Year 1642, according to the former Vote; and also the Sums due to Francis Collyns, and Jane Newman, for their Principal and Interest aforesaid; and to issue Warrants to the Treasurers at Weavers Hall, for Payment of the respective Sums so appearing due for Principal and Interest, out of the Fifteen thousand Pounds, Remainder of the said Thirty thousand Pounds, according to the former Votes: And such Warrant of them, or any Three of them, and the Receipt of the Party, shall be a sufficient Discharge to the said Treasurers of Weavers Hall, for such Sums as they shall pay accordingly.

Resolved, &c. That, the several Committees in the respective Counties in England and Wales, be authorized and required to examine and certify the several Sums contributed, as aforesaid, by the respective Persons intended within the several Votes aforesaid, together with Interest for the same; and to certify the Particulars, before the First Day of January next, unto the Committee of Indemnity; who are not to receive any such Certificates after the said First of January next.

Ordered, That these Votes be forthwith printed and published.

Captain Howard.

Ordered, That the Petition of Captain George Howard be referred to the Committee to whose Consideration the Business of Pensions is referred; to consider of the said Petition, in like fort as they are to do of the other Petitions referred to them.

Reduced Officers.

Ordered, That Mr. Garland do report the Act for the reduced Officers on Friday next.

Spices.

Ordered, That the Report for Asatha, and the Garbling Business, be made To-morrow Morning.

Captain Grundie.

Ordered, That Captain Grundie's Business be taken into Consideration on Friday next, next after the Act for reduced Officers.

Report deferred.

Resolved, That Alderman Pennington do make his Reports from the Council of State on Friday next, after the Act for the reduced Officers.

Sidney's Accompts.

Mr. Robert Goodwyn reports from the Committee for the Affairs of Ireland, the Accompts of Colonel Algernoone Sidney, for his Services in the Provinces of Leymster and Munster in Ireland, according to the Establishment: And that, after Defalcation is made of what hath been received by him for his Pay in those Services, there remaineth Eighteen hundred and Nine Pounds Thirteen Shillings and Eight-pence.

Resolved, &c. That this House doth approve of the Accompt of Colonel Algernoone Sidney, amounting to Eighteen hundred and Nine Pounds Thirteen Shillings and Eight-pence.

The Question being propounded, That the Sum of Eighteen hundred and Nine Pounds Thirteen Shillings and Eight-pence, due to Colonel Algernoone Sidney, upon his Accompt, be charged upon the Arrears of the Assessments for the Brittish Army, in the Years 1644 and 1645; and that the same be paid to him, by the Irish Committee accordingly;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went forth.

Colonel Rich, Tellers for the Yeas: 22.
Sir Peter Wentworth, With the Yeas,
Colonel Fielder, Tellers for the Noes: 16.
Colonel Marten, With the Noes:

So it passed with the Affirmative.

Resolved, &c. That the Sum of Eighteen hundred and Nine Pounds Thirteen Shillings and Eight-pence, due to Colonel Algernoone Sidney, upon his Accompt, be charged upon the Arrears of the Assessments for the British Army, in the Years 1644 and 1645: And that the same be paid to him by the Irish Committee accordingly.