Die Mercurii, 10 Octobris, 1649.
SIR Henry Myldmay reports from the Council of State,
as the Desire of the Council, That the House would
declare their Pleasure, what shall be done with those who
were Officers in the Mint, by Patent from the late King,
and have been called before a Committee of the Council
for the Renewing of their Patents; but have refused either
to deliver up their old Patents, or to take out new ones.
Resolved, &c. That such of the Officers of the Mint
as either have or shall refuse to take new Grants for their
Places and Offices there, under the Great Seal, and deliver up their old Patents, be forthwith displaced and
discharged from executing the said Places and Offices
respectively, and removed out of their respective Habitations belonging to their several and respective Places and
Offices: And that the Council of State be authorized,
and have Power, to call in all such old Grants and Patents, and to displace and remove such Persons as have
or shall so refuse; and to place other sit Persons in their
rooms; And that the said Council do give Warrant to
Mr. Attorney General, to prepare Patents to such Persons, for such Places and Offices, quam diu se bene gesserint, which shall be a sufficient Warrant unto him in
that Behalf: And the Lords Commissioners for the
Great Seal of England are hereby authorized and required to pass the said several Patents under the Great
Dean and Chapters Lands.
Mr. Lister reports from the Committee for Obstructions in the Sale of the Dean and Chapters Lands, an Act
for Three-pence in the Pound to be paid to the Treasurers,
for the Money raised by the said Sale.
Which Act was this Day read the First time.
A Letter from the said Treasurers, dated the Ninth of
October, was this Day read.
Resolved, That the Time, formerly limited for bringing
in the Money to be doubled upon the Credit of Deans
and Chapters Lands, shall be inlarged, and have continuance unto the Tenth of December 1649, as well for
all Persons who live in London, and within Twenty Miles
Distance from the same, as for all others of this Nation,
or resient therein.
Mr. Garland reports from the Committee for Obstructions for Dean and Chapters Lands, the Petition of
Colonel Owen Rowe: And that this Committee are of
Opinion, That the Debt of Three hundred Seventy-six
Pounds, mentioned in the Petition of the said Colonel
Owen Rowe, is a due Debt unto the said Colonel, and
ought to be allowed unto him, with Interest, by way of
Doubling, upon the Security of Deans and Chapters
Resolved, That this House doth approve of the said
Sum of Three hundred Seventy-six Pounds, as a Debt
due from the State unto Colonel Owen Rowe.
Ordered, That Colonel Owen Rowe be admitted to
come in for the said Three hundred Seventy-six Pounds,
by way of Doubling, upon Deans and Chapters Lands:
And that the said Colonel Owen Rowe shall have Interest
for the Sum he shall pay in, by way of Doubling, from
the Time he shall pay the same: And the Trustees,
Contractors, Treasurers, and Register Accomptant, are
to admit him accordingly.
Ordered, That Colonel Rich do, on Friday-fortnight
next, make Report from the Northern Committee, touching the Widow and Children of George Stringer Merchant,
The Question being propounded, That the several
Judges of the Upper Bench, Common Pleas, and Publick Exchequer, that are or shall be Members of this
House, who have accepted, or shall accept, of the said
Places, shall be discharged of their Attendance in this
House, whilst they execute the said Places;
And the Question being put, That this Question be
It passed with the Affirmative.
And the main Question being put;
It was Resolved, That the several Judges of the Upper Bench, Common Pleas, and Publick Exchequer, that
are, or shall be, Members of this House, who have accepted, or shall accept of the said Places, shall be discharged of their Attendance in this House, whilst they
execute the said Places.