Die Mercurii, 20 Novembris, 1650.
Parliaments and Elections.
THE House, according to former Order, was this
Day resolved into a Grand Committee, upon the
Heads of a Bill for future Parliaments, and regulating
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Say took the Chair.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Admission of a Member.
The Question being propounded, That Colonel Hugh
Rogers be admitted into the House, to sit as a Member of
And the Question being put, That that Question be
It passed with the Affirmative.
And the main Question being put;
It was Resolved, That Colonel Hugh Rogers be admitted
into the House, to sit as a Member of the House.
The House, according to former Order, resumed the
Debate upon the Report made Yesterday from the Council of State.
Resolved, That Ten thousand Foot more be raised, and
ready to ship, by the Middle of February or first of March
next, for Recruits for the Relief of Ireland.
Resolved, That Twenty thousand Pounds be the Sum
that shall be provided for setting forth these Recruits.
Ordered, That it be referred to a Committee, to state
the Business of the Revenues of Papists Lands, as well of
such as have been Delinquents, as of other Papists; and
report it to the House: Viz. unto Major Salwey, Mr.
Lechmere, Colonel Jones, Mr. Dove, Colonel Thompson,
Mr Garland, Colonel Harvy, Mr. Strickland, Mr. West,
Colonel Ludlow, Colonel Wauton, Alderman Allen, Mr.
Weston, Mr. Long, Mr. Corbett, Mr. Trenchard, Mr.
Stephens; or any Three of them: And this Committee are
to meet To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Exchequer Chamber; and so de die in diem:
With Power to send for Persons, and what else may conduce to the Business.
And Mr. Long and Mr. Miles Corbett are to take care
Resolved, That it be referred to this Committee, to consider how the said Sum of Twenty thousand Pounds may
be forthwith raised and advanced, for the Use of these
Recruits for Ireland.
Resolved, That, whereas the Fifty thousand Pounds
formerly charged upon Delinquents Estates, to be received
by the Treasurers at Wars for the Use of the Armies of
England and Ireland, is desired to be only applicable to
the Army in Ireland; and for that some Monies have
been made use of for the Armies in England, out of the
Monies set apart for Ireland, which are to be repaid:
Resolved, upon the Question, by the Parliament, That
Fifty thousand Pounds be assigned to the Treasurers at
Wars upon the Receipts of Goldsmiths Hall, in lieu thereof,
and for the better Enabling of them to supply the Forces
in England and Scotland.
Resolved, That Major Salwey, at his own Desire, be
dispensed withal touching his going into Ireland as a
Ordered, That it be referred to the Council of State, to
consider of another Commissioner to go for Ireland, in the
stead of Major Salwey.
Resolved, That the Act for One hundred and Twenty
thousand Pounds per mensem, the Act for Sale of Delinquents Estates, and the Report for the Navy, be proceeded
in To-morrow Morning, one after another; nothing to
intervene: And that no other Business be taken up until
those respective Businesses be finished.