Die Jovis, 18 Octobris, 1649.
MR. Gurdon reports from the Commissioners for
compounding with Delinquents, the State of the
Case of Samuel Gosse, deceased.
Resolved, by the Parliament, That the Orders made by
the late House of Lords, in the Case of the Lord Rich,
who was taken in Execution, at the Suit of Samuel Gosse,
and all Proceedings thereupon, are null and void.
Resolved, &c. That all the Estate which the said Lord
Rich now hath, or had at the Time of the said Execution, or at any time since, either in his own Right, or in
the Right of his Wife, or that any other Person or Persons hath in Trust for him, or to his Use, shall be liable
to the Satisfaction of the Thousand and Six Pounds, due
by the Judgment, upon which the said Lord Rich was
taken in Execution: And that it be referred back to the
same Committee, to bring in an Act for that Purpose.
Ordered, by the Parliament, That Mr. Gurdon do, on
Tuesday next, make the Report touching the taking off
the Sequestration from the Estate of Mr. Rogers, deceased; and of the Lady Rich his late Wife, now Wife
of the Lord Rich: and touching her Delinquency: And
that the Lord Chief Baron be ordered to deliver over to
Mr. Gurdon the Papers touching that Business, for that
Relief of Creditors.
Ordered, by the Parliament, That Mr. Say do report
the Act for Relief of Creditors, the first Business, Tomorrow Morning.
Grant to Horton, &c.
Mr. Garland reports from the Committee, the Act for
settling upon Colonel Horton his Brigade the Lands and
Possessions of John Barlow Esquire, formerly given to
Major General Langhorne, without any Amendments.
And the Question being put, That this Act be ingrossed;
It passed with the Negative.
And the Act, being put to the Question, was, upon
the Question, passed.
Resolved, &c. That the House do take into Debate,
on Tuesday next, the State of the Publick Charge for the
next Year; and the best Way and Means how the same
may be raised with the greatest Ease to the People; and
the best Manner of Regulation of the Publick Revenue:
And that the same be taken up the first Business on that
Day; and nothing to intervene; and so proceed in that
Debate till it be determined.
Goldsmiths Hall Revenue.
Ordered, That the Committee of Goldsmiths Hall be
required to sit this Afternoon: and so de die in diem; to
prepare an Account of the true State of the Revenue and
Treasury there, and of the Condition of the Sequestrations, and whatever else may be requisite for settling this
Business; and to make their Reports on Tuesday next.
Resolved, &c. That the Quorum of that Committee be
Three, as to this Purpose.
And Mr. Trenchard is to take care thereof.
Resolved, &c. That it be referred to the Council of
State, to consider of the State of the Affairs in reference
to this Business; and what may be most conducible
thereunto; and report it to the House at that time.
And Sir Henry Vane is to take care thereof.
Resolved, &c. That Mr. Corbett do make such necessary Reports from the Committee of the Navy, Tomorrow Morning, as may conduce to this Purpose.