Die Martis, 20 Novembris, 1649.
ORDERED, That the Debate touching the Bill for
the Fens be adjourned until Thursday fortnight.
Act of Supply; Assessment.
An Act for the Assessments of the Army was this Day
read the First time; and, upon the Question, ordered to
be read the Second time on Thursday Morning next, the
first Business; nothing to intervene.
Bequest to Invalid Soldiers, &c.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of Haberdashers Hall, forthwith, according to the true Intent
and Meaning of the Will of Mrs. Mary Paradine, to pay
and distribute the Monies bequeathed by the said Will, to
and amongst the maimed Soldiers, Widows, and Orphans,
according to the true Meaning of the said Will, notwithstanding the former Order.
Late King's Servants.
Ordered, That, on Thursday Morning next, next after
the Bill for the Assessment of the Army, the Act for relieving the poor Servants of the late King, Queen, and
Prince, be read.
Mayers', &c. Accompts.
Ordered, That the Auditors of Worcester House have
the same Power and Authority for stating the Accompts
of Major John Mayers and Colonel Roger Fenwick, and
for giving them their Oaths, and signing their Debentures, as the Committee of the Army had: And that
they go by the same Rules that the said Committee went:
And that they forthwith proceed therein, they being
speedily to march for Ireland.
Ordered, That the Committee where Colonel Jones
hath the Chair, do sit; and bring in a Bill for stating the
Accompts of the Soldiery.
Ordered, That the Committee where Mr. Robinson
hath the Chair, be required to sit; and with all Speed to
bring in a Bill for further Instructions, for speedy Sale
of the Lands of the late King, Queen, and Prince, and
Removing of all Obstructions in the Sale thereof.
Ordered, That the Committee appointed to consider of
the Way how the Engagement be taken by the whole
Nation, be enjoined to meet this Afternoon, in the
Speaker's Chamber; and report it, the first Business, on
Thursday Morning: And that Three be of the Quorum:
And all that come to have Voices.