Saturday, July 14th, 1660.
A BILL for Propagation of the Gospel, and Maintenance of a Minister, in the Borough of Harwich,
Ordered, That this Bill be read again on Tuesday
Ordered, That Mr. Samuell Vassal's Business be taken
into Consideration on Tuesday Morning next.
Poll Bill Commissioners.
Ordered, That Thomas Rawlings, named a Commissioner for the Poll Bill in the County of Hereford, be
Ordered, That Samuell Gott Esquire be added to the
Commissioners for the County of Sussex, for the Poll
A Bill, ingrossed, intituled, An Act for the speedy
Provision of Money for disbanding and paying off the
Forces of this Kingdom, both by Land and Sea, was
this Day read the Third time.
Resolved, That these Words, viz. "and shall receive
from the said Treasurers, or any Two of them, a Certificate or Acquittance," be inserted in the One-andtwentieth Folio, Line 12.
Resolved, That these Words, viz. "and others," be
added in the . . . Folio, Line . . .
Resolved, That Sir Wm. Vincent, and Mr. Thomas
Rich, be added to the Treasurers named in this Act, for
receiving the Money arising thereon.
Resolved, That this be the Title of this Act, An Act
for the speedy Provision of Money, for disbanding and
paying off the Forces of this Kingdom, both by Land
And the said Bill, so amended, being put to the
Ordered, That Sir Henage Finch do carry this Bill to
Ordered, That Sir Henage Finch do carry the Bill for
naturalizing Peter Pierre, alias Peters, and John de la
Pierre, alias Peters, to the Lords.
Tonage and Poundage.
Ordered, That the Petition of the several Planters in
the Island of Barbadoes, in America, be referred to the
Grand Committee upon the Bill for Tonage and Poundage, to take the same into their Consideration.
Wards and Liveries.
Ordered, That the Report from the Grand Committee
touching the Court of Wards, be made on Monday
Bills sent to Lords.
Sir Henage Finch did this Day carry to the Lords the
Bill for the speedy Provision of Money, for disbanding
and paying off the Forces of this Kingdom, both by
Land and Sea; and also the Bill for naturalizing Peter
de la Pierre, and John de la Pierre, alias Peters.
Debt to Peck.
Whereas, by an Order of the Twenty-third of June
last past, it was referred to a Committee of the House of
Commons, to consider of the Monies due to Henry Peck
Esquire, upon Orders of Parliament, and to report their
Opinion, how the same may, with most Conveniency,
be satisfied; as also to inform themselves what Monies
remain in the Hands of any the Receivers of Papists
Estates, and to report the same, with their Opinion,
what will be fit to be done for the getting of the same
in, that Consideration may be had of satisfying the
Money due to the said Mr. Peck; which Debt, so due
to Mr. Peck, is, by an Ordinance of the Lords and
Commons of the One-and-twentieth of October 1648,
stated at Four Thousand Two hundred Eighty-one Pounds
Eighteen Shillings Fourpence Halfpeny, and made payable out of Two Thirds of several Recusants Estates,
therein named; whereupon the Sum of Three hundred
Thirty-eight Pounds Five Shillings Eleven-pence being
paid, and no more, Provision was made by an Act of the
last Parliament, passed the 15th of March 1659, for satisfying Three thousand Nine hundred Forty-three Pounds
Twelve Shillings Five Pence Halfpeny, the Remainder
of the said Debt, above what was paid out of the Estates,
Compositions, and Arrears mentioned in the said Act;
upon which Act there was paid, to the said Mr. Peck,
toward Satisfaction of the said Three thousand Nine
hundred Forty-three Pounds Twelve Shillings Five-pence
Halfpeny . . . . And whereas Mr. Pryn hath reported from
the said Committee, that the said Committee, having
examined several of the Receivers of Recusants Estates,
Rents and Compositions, find remaining, in several of
their Hands, the Sums following; viz.
|Mr. John Barker, for the County of Lancaster, since the last Receipt at Michaelmas 1659, about
Francis Whitwick, for Kent, Surrey, and Sussex, since Lady Day last, about
Samuell Bedford, for Bedford, Oxford, Berks, and Bucks, since Lady Day last, about
Thomas Whitby, for Cheshire, Shropshire, and Staffordshire, since the Year 1659, about
Thomas Davis, Deputy Receiver for South-Wales, Hereford, and Monmouth, about
Thomas Gifford, for Northampton, Leicester, Rutland, and Warwick, since Michaelmas last, about
And that the Committee are of Opinion, that Mr.
Peck should be satisfied, out of the same, so much of his
Debt as the same shall extend unto; and that what other
Monies remain in the Hands of those, or of other Receivers of Papists Estates, be paid to Mr. Peck, towards
the further satisfying of the said Debt:
Ordered, That out of the several Sums of Money,
arising by Papists Estates, which remain in the Hands of
any the Receivers of the Rents and Compositions of
Papists and Recusants, there be satisfied and paid (after
Two hundred Thirty-one Pounds Eleven Shillings . . . .,
paid thereout to Lancelot Emot, Provost Marshal of Middlesex and Westminster, for the Salary of himself and his
Six Men, from the Seventh of May 1659, to the Eighteenth
of June 1660) to Henry Peck Esquire, or his Assigns, so
far as the Monies, so remaining in their Hands, shall
extend, the Sum of Three thousand Four hundred Fortythree Pounds Twelve Shillings Five-pence Halfpeny, in
full of Four thousand Two hundred Eighty-one Pounds
Eighteen Shillings Four-pence Half-peny, payable to him
upon an Ordinance of the Lords and Commons, in Parliament assembled, of the One-and-twentieth of October
1648, upon which he received the Sum of Three hundred
Thirty-eight Pounds Five Shillings Eleven-pence only;
and the Residue thereof, viz. (fn. a) Five thousand Nine hundred Forty Three Pounds Twelve Shillings Five-pence
Halfpeny, made payable to him by an Act of the last
Parliament, passed the Fifteenth of March 1659, upon
which he received the Sum of Five hundred Pounds
only; and that in order thereunto, the several Receivers
of Recusants Estates do forthwith make their Accounts
with the respective Auditors to whom it doth or shall
appertain, for all the said Monies remaining in their
respective Hands; and do also forthwith satisfy and pay
the same into his Majesty's Receipt of publick Exchequer,
to be applied towards Mr. Peck's Satisfaction, as aforesaid; and that the Lords Commissioners of the Treasury
do issue their Warrant or Warrants, for paying, at the
said Receipt of Exchequer, by the Monies that shall be
from time to time so paid in by the Receivers, the said
Sum of Three thousand Four hundred Forty-three Pounds
Eleven Shillings Five-pence Halfpeny, or so much thereof
as the Monies so remaining in the Receivers Hands
shall extend unto; and also for striking of Tallies
for the same; and the Acquittance and Acquittances of
the said Mr. Peck, or his Assignees, shall be a sufficient
Discharge to the several Tellers, and other Officers of
the said Receipt, whom it shall concern, for the said
whole Sum, or such Part thereof, as shall be paid towards
Ordered, That the Sum of Two hundred Thirty-one
Pounds Eleven Shillings and a Peny be paid at his
Majesty's Receipt of Exchequer, out of such Monies
arising by Papists Estates, and remaining in the Hands
of any the Receivers of the said Estates, as shall be paid
into the said Receipt, to Launcelot Emot, Provost
Marshal of Middlesex and Westminster, for the Salary of
himself and his Six Men, from the 7th of May 1659, to
the 18th of June 1660; and that the Lords Commissioners
of the Treasury do pass Warrants for Payment thereof
Tonnage and Poundage.
The House, according to former Order, was this Day
resolved into a Grand Committee, upon the Bill for
Tonnage and Poundage.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Charlton took the Chair.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Mr. Charlton reports from the said Grand Committee,
that they desire the Leave of this House to sit again on
Monday Morning next.
Resolved, That, on Monday Morning next, the House
be resolved into a Grand Committee, upon the Bill for
Tonage and Poundage.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That Nevill Maskaline, a Member of this
House, have Leave to go into the Country.
Milborne Port Writ.
Ordered, That a new Writ be issued for the Election
of a Burgess, to serve in this present Parliament, for the
Borough of Milborne Port in the County of Somerset, in
the Place of Wm. Milborne Esquire, deceased; and that
Mr. Speaker do issue his Warrant to the Clerk of the
Crown in Chancery, to prepare a Writ for the Purpose
aforesaid; which the Lord Chancellor is to issue, and
pass under the Great Seal of England, accordingly.
The House adjourns itself to Monday Morning next
at Eight of Clock.