Die Martis, 12 Novembris, 1650.
High Court of Justice, &c.
MR. Holland reports from the Council of State, That
there is Two thousand Pounds in the Receipt of
the Committee of Accompts, which this Council did give
Warrant for Payment thereof, partly for the Charge of
the High Court of Justice, and for some other Services,
which they have not paid; for that they alledge they are
not to pay, but upon special Order of the Parliament; and
to desire the House to give their special Order therein.
Ordered, by the Parliament, That the said Sum of
Two thousand Pounds, in the Receipt of the Committee
of Accompts, be forthwith paid to the Council of State,
and according to their Warrant, for the carrying on the
Charge of the High Court of Justice, and for other publick Services: And the Treasurers of the said Receipt are
hereby authorized and required to make Payment thereof, accordingly.
Ordered, That the Name of William Lloyd, appointed
Sheriff for the County of Flint, being mistaken, be amended, and made Thomas Lloyd.
Resolved, That Anthony Meeres Esquire be, and is nominated and approved of to be, Sheriff for the County of
Lincoln, for the Year ensuing: And that the Lords Commissioners for the Great Seal of England do issue forth a
Commission to him, under the Great Seal, to be Sheriff of
the said County, accordingly.
A Bill for Raising of One hundred and Twenty thousand Pounds per mensem for Four Months, upon the several and respective Counties, by way of Assessment, was
this Day read the Second time: and, upon the Question,
committed to the Committee of the Army: And all that
come, to have Voices, as to this Business: And that the
same be brought in again on Thursday Morning next.
Resolved, That the Proportions set upon the County of
Warwick, and the City of Coventry, in this Assessment,
be cast together in this Act, to be proportioned equally
among themselves: And that the Commissioners for Coventry be added to the County of Warwick.
Resolved, That Samuel Warner Esquire be one of the
Commissioners in this Bill for the County of Middlesex.
A Letter from Mr. Thomas Scott, and divers other Gentlemen of the County of Kent, from Maidston, 7 Augusti
1650, was this Day read.
Ordered, That the said Letter be referred to the said
Committee; to examine the Matter of Fact; and report
their Opinions therein to the House.
The humble Petition of the Vice Chancellor and Senate
of the University of Cambridge, was this Day read.
Ordered, That this Petition be referred to the Consideration of the Committee of the Army; to state the
Matter of Fact; and to present their Opinions therein to
Ordered, That the Act for Sale of Delinquents Estates
be read on This-day-sevennight, the first Business; nothing
Transactions with France.
Ordered, That the Report concerning the French Business be made To-morrow Morning at Eleven of Clock,
the first Business after Mr. Speaker takes the Chair.
Beer and Ale.
Ordered, That this Act touching Beer and Ale be read
To-morrow Morning, next after the Report touching the
Customs in Scotland.
Sir Henry Vane reports from the Council of State, A
Letter from Sir Arthur Hesilrig, from Newcastle, of the
Seventh Day of November 1650, concerning the Custom
of Goods to Scotland.
Which was this Day read.
Ordered, That the said Letter be referred to the Committee of the Navy; to take care to prevent these Obstructions; and to give such Order therein as they shall think
fit, both for the Benefit of the Commonwealth, and the
Supply of the Army.
Ordered, That the Commissioners for Compounding be,
and are hereby, authorized and required to issue their Warrants to their Sub Commissioners to permit the Children
of Colonel John Fox, deceased, to hold and enjoy the quiet
Possession of Two Parts, in Three to be divided, of the
Manor of Edgbason, with the Appurtenances, in the County
of Warwick; and to take and receive the Rents, Issues,
and Profits, thereof; and also, Two Parts, in Three to be
divided, of the Lands of Robert Middlemore, in the Parishes
of Kings Norton, Yardley, and Nothfield, in the County of
Worcester: And that they have the like Benefit and Advantage as was intended and enacted to the said Colonel
Fox, according to the Act made to the said Colonel Fox
in that Behalf: And that the said Commissioners be required to issue their Warrants to the Treasurers of the
Receipt of Goldsmiths Hall, to satisfy and pay unto the
Use of the Wife and the Children of the said Colonel Fox
all such Monies as have been paid in to that Receipt, for
the Premises so granted by the said Act to the said Colonel
Fox, from the time the said Act was passed.
Ordered, by the Parliament, That the Commissioners
for Compounding with Delinquents be, and are hereby
authorized and impowered to give Warrant unto the Treasurers of the Receipt of Goldsmiths Hall, to make Payment
of the Arrears of the Monies payable by Order of Parliament to the Earl of Nottingham, in lieu of his Penson;
and to continue the Payment thereof, from time to time,
for the future, according to the said Order: And that the
said Payments be made in the same Way and Manner as
was formerly appointed for the said Earl, and his Lady, respectively; that is to say, Four hundred Pounds per Annum
to the Earl, and One hundred Pounds per Annum to his