Wednesday, the 23d
of July, 1651.
RESOLVED, by the Parliament, That Leave be
given to speak against the Order of the Seventeenth
of June 1651; whereby the Commissioners for Compounding be authorized to take off the Seizure from the Estate
of Thomas Morgan, of Heyford in the County of Northampton, Esquire, and of John Preston Esquire; and that
they suffer the Trustees, to whom those Estates were
granted by Parliament for Payment of the Debts of John
Pym Esquire, deceased, and providing Portions, to take
and receive the Rents, Issues, and Profits thereof, for the
Uses, and according to the Trusts, directed by the Parliament in that Behalf; and also against another Vote
then passed, touching the said Business.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Commissioners for
Compounding, to take the Accompts of the Trustees,
to whom the Estates of Thomas Morgan, of Heyford in
the County of Northampton, Esquire, and John Preston,
of Furnes in the County of Lancaster, Esquire, were
granted by Parliament for Payment of the Debts of
Mr. Pym, and providing Portions; and ascertain how
much hath been received out of the said Estates upon
the said Trusts, notwithstanding the former Order of the
Seventeenth of June last: And, in case they shall find,
that the said Trustees have not received so much Monies
as was intended by the Parliament upon the said Trusts,
but that there doth yet remain any Part thereof behind
and unraised, that then the said Commissioners for Compounding do give Order, That the Arrears in the Hands
of the Commissioners for Sequestrations in each County,
and received by them, or any of them, out of the said
Estates, or in the Hands of the several Tenants, be paid
unto the said Trustees, upon the Trusts aforesaid: And
also, that then also the said Trustees shall take and receive
the Rents, Issues, and Profits thereof, for the Uses, and
according to the Trusts directed by Parliament, until they
shall receive so much as by the Ordinance, whereby the
Estate was vested in the said Trustees, was intended.
Resolved, That the Committee, to whom the Petition
of Colonel Boothby is referred, be revived: And that
they be enjoined to sit, and to make a Report to the
House, with all Speed: And that Mr. Stephens, Sir Henry
Mildmay, and Mr. Strickland, do take care of it; and
give the House an Account thereof.
Army Pay, &c.
Resolved, That the Additional Pay and Billet-money be
continued for Three Months longer, from the Time the
same was formerly ordered: And the Committee of the
Army are to take care the same be paid accordingly.
General's Life Guard.
Resolved, That the Threescore Persons; viz. the
Twenty Field Corporals, and the Forty more added to
make up a Troop of Sixty, in the Nature of a Life
Guard, be added to the Establishment, and have the Pay
as a Life Guard to the General: And that the Committee of the Army do take care for the Payment, of
Ordered, That the Lords Commissioners for the Great
Seal of England be authorized and required to give Warrant for a Writ of Ad quod damnum, touching a Market
to be held at Baldock in the County of Hertford, upon
Thursday in every Week: And if, upon the Return
thereof, they shall find, that there will be no Damage
thereby to the Places adjacent, that then Mr. Attorney
General be authorized and required to prepare a Grant,
in common Form, to be passed under the Great Seal of
England, for the said Market to be held upon Thursday
in every Week: And the Lords Commissioners for the
Great Seal of England are authorized and required to pass
the same under the said Great Seal accordingly.
Ordered, That the Report touching Colonel Gill be
made This-day-sevennight, the first Business; nothing
Grant to Wilcox.
Ordered, That the same Power be given to the Commissioners for Compounding, for Payment of the Sum
of One thousand Pounds to Richard Wilcox, Auditor,
his Executors, Administrators, and Assigns, as, by Order
of the Lords and Commons, of the Two-and-twentieth
of March 1647, was given to the Committee of Lords
and Commons for Advance of Monies, sitting at Haberdashers Hall; and likewise as to such Discoverer and Discoverers as is mentioned in the said Order: And that the
said Commissioners for Compounding do proceed therein,
as the said Committee of Lords and Commons were, by
the said Order, impowered to do.
Ordered, That the Report touching Mr. Nelson be
made on Friday Morning next.
Ordered, That the Report touching the Ships be made
by Mr. Bond on Friday Morning next.
The humble Petition of Major John Wildman, was this
Probate of Wills.
Ordered, That Mr. Stephens do make the Report of the
Amendments to the Bill for Probate of Wills, on Friday
next, the first Business.
The humble Petition of Richard Worsley, Administrator
of Colonel John Moore, with the Will of the said Colonel
John Moore annexed, on the Behalf of the Children of the
said Colonel, was this Day read.
Ordered, That the Committee of Accompts at Worcester House be, and are hereby, impowered and authorized to state the Accompts of Colonel John Moore, deceased, for all his Services in England, upon Examination
of Witnesses upon Oath for Proof of the said Accompts,
notwithstanding the Death of the said Colonel Moore.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Deputy General of
Ireland, and the Commissioners for the Parliament in
Ireland, to direct the Accompts of Colonel John Moore,
deceased, for his Service done in Ireland, to be taken
and stated; and to give Order for the Payment of what
shall appear to be due, upon the said Accompts, unto the
Administrator of the said Colonel John Moore, to be employed according to his Will: And that the Acquittance
and Acquittances of the said Administrator shall be a
sufficient Discharge for the same.
Ordered, That, out of such Monies as have been
brought into the Treasury of Haberdashers Hall upon the
Discovery of Colonel John Moore, deceased, there be paid
out unto Richard Worsley, Administrator of the said Colonel John Moore, such Proportions as were granted, by
Order of this House, to the said Colonel Moore, out
of such Discoveries, as he should make, towards Satisfaction of the Arrears due to the said Colonel John Moore:
And that the Commissioners for Compounding do issue
Warrants to the Treasurers for Payment thereof accordingly: And that the Acquittance and Acquittances of
the said Richard Worsley, the Administrator, shall be a
sufficient Discharge for the same.