Die Mercurii, 25 Septembris, 1650.
RESOLVED, That the Door be shut till Twelve of
Mayor of Hull.
Resolved, That Francis Dewyck, Alderman of the Town
of Kingston upon Hull, be and is hereby nominated and
appointed Mayor of the said Town of Kingston upon Hull,
for the Year now next ensuing: And that the said Francis
Dewick shall have, use, exercise and enjoy all Powers,
Authorities, Privileges, and Advantages of or belonging
to the Mayor of the said Town, in as full and ample
manner as any other Mayor of the said Town, may or
ought to have, use, exercise and enjoy.
Resolved, That the Parliament doth declare, That this
being done, at this time, shall not be in Prejudice to the
Charter of the said Town of Kingston upon Hull, for the
future, nor drawn into Precedent to the Disadvantage of
the said Town.
Army Pay, &c.
Sir Henry Mildmay reports from the Council of State,
The Paper of the Treasurers at Wars, given in to the
Council of State: And that the said Council have, in
pursuance of the Parliament's Order, considered of the
Sending of Men and Provisions for the carrying on of the
Service in Scotland: Which, they said, will be speedily ready,
if Money be not wanting for the, Payment of them: And
therefore that Money be speedily provided for this Service.
The Paper of the Treasurers at Wars, in Answer to the
Proposition of the Council of State, together with an
Account therewith presented, were this Day read; viz.
The honourable Council proposing to the Treasurers
at War, a further and present Advance of a Fifth
Month's Pay, as well for the Forces now in Scotland, as
for those that are lately added unto them, together with
the Northern Garisons; which, by way of Estimate, doth
amount unto Sixty-seven thousand Pounds; which said
Month's Pay is to commence from the Ninth of this instant September inclusive;
The Treasurers at War do humbly answer,
That they are very sensible there is a pressing Necessity the Army be forthwith supplied with a Fifth Month's
Pay, as is proposed; and do with themselves no less able
than they are willing, to advance the same; but, having
so deeply engaged themselves as to supply, by way of
Advance, Four Months Pay, since the March of the Army Northward, and by reason of the slow Coming in of
Monies from the respective Receipts appointed for this
Service, which was expected ere this would near have
reimbursed unto them the great Sums already advanced
upon the Credit thereof; and because the said Receipts do
fall short One hundred and Thirteen thousand Nine hundred and Ten Pounds and Three-pence, of reimbursing
the Sum advanced as aforesaid; which appears more fully
by the Accompt herewith humbly presented; they are
hereby not only disabled to advance the Sum of Sixtyseven thousand Pounds, now desired of them, for this
Fifth Month's Pay, but also put to very great Streights
to discharge former Engagements: Which lies very heavy
And therefore do humbly desire, That some speedy
Course may be taken for the Bringing in of Money, by
quickening the said Receipts, and by what other Ways
and Means shall be thought fit; or else, as the said Forces
will remain unsupplied, both of Money and Provisions,
so it will be impossible for the Treasurers to stand under
the Burden which at present lies upon them, through their
ready Compliance with the Orders and Commands of this
honourable Council, for the Service of the Commonwealth; or that the Service thereof should be carried on
by them for the future.
All which they humbly submit.
An Account of the Monies charged, by the Parliament,
on several Receipts and Treasuries, by way of Security for the raising Monies, besides the monthly
Assessments; and also of several Sums of Money
advanced thereupon, for the Pay of the Forces in
England and Scotland, as followeth; viz.
|Charged on the Moiety of the First 200,000£. for Sale of Fee-farm Rents
|On the Fee-farm Rents, next after the same
|On the Excise of England
|On the Receipts of Goldsmiths Hall, next after 105,000£.
|On the Receipts next after the said 50,000£.
|On the Monies arising by Doubling on Delinquents Lands
Advanced by the Treasurers at War, &c. upon the
several Securities before-mentioned, for Four
Months Pay to the Marching Forces, and Northern Garisons, commencing the Twentieth of May
1650 inclusive, and determine the Ninth of September 1650 exclusive; viz.
By the Treasurers at War
|By several Persons, upon the Credit of the Excise
Received, in Part, towards the Discharge thereof; viz.
Of the Moiety of 200,000£. arising by Sale of Fee-farm Rents
|Of the Treasurer for Excise, in Part of 45,000£. by several Persons advanced, as above, for the English Forces
|Of the Treasurers at Goldsmiths Hall, in Part of the 50,000£. charged on their Receipts
|Rests to be received, for satisfying the Sums by the said Treasurers advanced as aforesaid
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of the
Army, as well by Conference with the Commissioners for
Compounding with Delinquents, or such other Persons as
they shall think fit; or otherwise, to consider of the best
Way of opening and quickening that Receipt: And Report their Opinion to the House on Tuesday Morning next.
Resolved, That there be Four hundred thousand Pounds
charged upon the whole Nation, to be proportionably
laid upon the several Counties; and that the Repayment
thereof shall be secured by the Monies to be raised by Sale
of the Fee-farm Rents.
Resolved, That these Words, "after the Three hundred
thousand Pounds, already charged upon the same," be
added to the former Vote.
And so it was Resolved, That there be Four hundred
thousand Pounds charged upon the whole Nation, to be
proportionably laid upon the several Counties: And that
the Repayment thereof shall be secured by the Monies to be
raised by Sale of the Fee-farm Rents, after the Three hundred thousand Pounds already charged upon the same.
Resolved, That the Proportion to be set on the several
Counties, shall be, according to the Proportion set upon
each of the said Counties, by the last Bill for the Assessment of the Ninety thousand Pounds, and Sixty thousand
Pounds per mensem.
Resolved, That the One Moiety of the said Four hundred thousand Pounds be levied, and brought in, by the
First of December next; and the other Moiety by the First
of March following.
Resolved, That it be referred to the Committee of the
Army, to prepare a Bill upon these Votes; and to bring
it in on Tuesday Morning next: And Mr. Attorney General and Mr. Hill are to take special Care hereof.
Dean and Chapters Lands.
Resolved, That the Bill for Dean and Chapters Lands
be reported To-morrow Morning, and read, the first Business.