Die Martis, 26 Novembris, 1650.
A Member to attend.
RESOLVED, by the Parliament, That Mr. Richard
Edwards, of Bedfordshire, do come into the House,
and attend the Service of the Parliament.
Proceedings on late King's Tryal.
Resolved, That the Report of the Proceedings of the
High Court of Justice for Tryal of the late King, in Mr.
Garland's Hand, be made This-day-sevennight: And
that Mr. Speaker do put the House in mind thereof.
Victory in Ireland.
A Letter from Mr. Wm. Basill, from Kilkenny, of the
Fourth of November 1650, was this Day read.
Ordered, That this Letter be forthwith printed and
Resolved, That publick Thanks be given by the respective Ministers, in the several Parish Churches, Chapels, and Places of publick Worship, within the City of
London and Liberties thereof, and within the late Lines
of Communication, on the next Lord's Day, being the
First Day of December 1650, for God's great Mercy in
giving a signal and seasonable Victory to the Parliament's Forces in Ireland, against the bloody Rebels there,
on the Five-and-twentieth of October last, and mentioned
in this Letter. And
It is Ordered, That the Lord Mayor of London do take
care that timely Notice hereof be given to the Ministers of
the several Parishes within the said City of London and
Liberties thereof: And that the respective Justices of
Peace within the late Lines of Communication do take care
that timely Notice hereof be given to the Ministers of
their several and respective Parishes within the said late
Lines of Communication.
Ordered, That Alderman Atkins do give the Lord
Mayor of London Notice of this Order.
An Act for the Assessment of One hundred and Twenty
thousand Pounds per mensem, for Four Months, to commence the Five-and-twentieth of December 1650, for
Maintenance of the Forces in England, Ireland, and Scotland, raised by Authority of Parliament for the Service of
this Commonwealth, was this Day read the Third time;
and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be forthwith printed and published.
Ordered, That the several Persons hereafter named be
Commissioners for the Assessment of One hundred and
Twenty thousand Pounds per Month, for the several
Counties and Places hereafter mentioned; viz.
For the County of Lancaster:
Edmond Hopwood, John Fox, Henry Wrigley, Esquires.
For the County of Somersett:
Thomas Allen, John Bush, William Smyth, John Gutch,
Thomas Wrentmore John Prickman, Edward Bacheller,
John Rowswell, Henry Fisher, John Gay, Gentlemen.
For the County of Essex:
Charles Potts, Nathaniel Wright, John Symonds, Christofer Earle, Dudley Templar, and Richard Peapes, Esquires.
For the County of Cornwall:
Peter Kekwich, Roger Porter, Esquires.
For the County of Lincoln:
Charles Hussey Esquire.
For the City of London:
William Steele Esquire, Recorder of the said City.
For the County of Northampton:
Mr. * Gosford, Mr. * Rushworth, Mr. * Serjeant,
and Mr. * Whaley.
For the County of Bucks;
James Challenor Esquire.
And the said Commissioners are hereby impowered and
authorized to act as Commissioners in the respective Counties; and to put in Execution the Powers and Authorities
given to the Commissioners in and by the said Act, as
amply, to all Intents and Purposes, as if they had been
named in the said Act.
Ordered, That it be referred to a Committee, to consider of, and state, the Accompts of the Printer to the
Parliament: And also take into Consideration how, for
the Time to come, the Business of Printing for the Parliament, and the Publick Service, may be managed with
the least Charge, and the best Advantage of the Commonwealth.
Resolved, by the Parliament, That the Commissioners
for Compounding with Delinquents be, and are hereby,
impowered and authorized to give Warrant to the Treasurers of Haberdashers Hall to pay and satisfy, unto Edwdard Husbands Printer, the Sum of Six hundred and Seventeen Pounds Fifteen Shillings and Six-pence, upon
Account, according to Order of Parliament of the Fourth
of April 1648: And that the Acquittance and Acquittances of the said Edward Husbands, testifying the Receipt
thereof, shall be a sufficient Discharge to the said Treasurers in that Behalf.