Die Sabbati, 22 Decembris, 18 Car. IIdi.
A BILL for Relief of poor Prisoners, and Prevention
of Gaol Sicknesses, was read . . . First time.
Ordered, That the Bill be read a Second time on
Ordered, That the Committees for the Bills against
Atheism and Profaneness, and against Duelling, and the
Bills touching Prisoners and Certiorari's, be joined.
A Petition of several Inhabitants of Plimouth, touching
Monies owing to them for Provision for the Navy, was
Mr. Mallet reports from the Committee to which the
Matter touching the indigent loyal Officers was committed, That the Committee had examined the several
Accompts of Mr. Buckley, Receiver for the County of
Anglesey; Sir George Middleton, Receiver for the County
of Lancaster; Mr. Palmes, Receiver for the County of
Rutland; Mr. Grills, Receiver for the County of Cornwall; and had drawn up several Reports, in Writing,
thereupon: Which he read; and after, delivered the
same in at the Clerk's Table.
The Report of the Accompt of Mr. Buckley, for the
County of Anglesey, being read;
Resolved, &c. That Mr. Buckley be discharged from
the Custody of the Serjeant at Arms, paying the Charges
at Law, and Fees due to the Serjeant at Arms.
Resolved, &c. That this House agree with the Committee, That the Lord Treasurer be desired to cause the
Sum of Four hundred and One Pounds Seven Shillings and
Four-pence to be paid to the Treasurer, for the Money
assigned to the indigent loyal Officers: And Sir Phillip
Warwick is to impart the Desires of the House to the
The Report touching the Accompt of Sir George
Middleton, for the County of Lancaster, was read.
Resolved, &c. That Sir George Middleton do remain in
Custody of the Serjeant at Arms, till he has cleared his
Accompt of the Two thousand Ninety-two . . . ., and
paid the Charges at Law, and the Fees due to the Serjeant
A Debate being about Nine hundred Ninety-eight
Pounds more; which, by Direction of one Ogle, the head
Collector, was received by one Wall, as was informed;
Resolved, &c. That the Serjeant at Arms do send a
Messenger into the Country, to seize the said Ogle and
Wall; and carry them into Custody before the High
Sheriffs of the County of Lancaster: Before whom they
are to give an Account, in whose Hands the Nine hundred
Ninety-eight Pounds, or any Part of it, does rest: And
that such Person in whose Hands the said Nine hundred
Ninety-eight Pounds, or any Part of it, shall be found
resting, be brought up in Custody, to answer the same.
The Accompt of Mr. Palmes, for the County of
Rutland, was read;
Resolved, &c. That Mr. Palmes be discharged from the
Custody of the Serjeant at Arms, paying his Fees.
Ordered, That the High Sheriff do send for the Collectors; and examine, Where the Arrear of Fifty-two Pounds,
or thereabouts, uncollected, is chargeable; and to give
Direction for the Collecting and Returning thereof.
The Report of Mr. Grills, for the County of Cornwall,
Resolved, &c. That Mr. Grills, paying or securing the
Arrear in his Hands to the Treasurer, be discharged, paying the Serjeant at Arms his Fees; and have Leave to go
into the Country.
Resolved, &c. That this House doth agree with the
Committee, That, as to the Two thousand Three hundred
and Thirty-one Pounds Eighteen Shillings and Twopence, charged, by Mr. Grills' Accompt, to be in Arrear
in several Hundreds of the said County of Cornwall, or
in the Hands of the respective head Collectors hereafter
|Hundred de Trigg, Charles Bligh Gentleman, for 18 Months
|Hundred de Powder, John Prideaux Gentleman, for 18 Months
|Hundred de Penwith and Kyrryer, Geo. Collins, Gentleman, for 18 Months
|Hundred de Lesnuth, Thomas Wills Gentleman, for 18 Months
|Hundred de West, John Clogg, for 9 Months
|Hundred de West, John Gyll, for other 9 Months
|South and East Division. De Hundred de East, Nicholas Hancock Gentleman, for 18 Months
And that it be referred to Sir Walter Moyle Knight,
Colonel Wm. Godolphin, Walter Vincent, John Connock,
Edw. Herle, and Francis Colmady, Esquires, and Thomas
Piper Gentleman, or any Three of them, to examine and
state the Particulars; and in whose Hands any of the said
Monies are; and of the whole Matter to make Certificate,
in Writing under their Hands and Seals, to this House,
within Twenty Days after the Receipt of this Order, by
the said Referrees, or any One of them: Who are speedily
required to communicate the same to the rest; and to
execute this Order with all possible Expedition, that the
Accompts thereof may be made, and perfected; and the
Monies, by the Acts of Parliament given and intended
for that Purpose, may be employed, and discharged,
Impeachment of Ld. Mordant.
The ingrossed Articles of Impeachment again the Lord
Viscount Mordant were read.
And some Amendments, upon the Question, agreed,
and made thereto, at the Table;
The Question being put, That the Articles of Impeachment against the Lord Viscount Mordant be agreed to;
It was resolved in the Affirmative.
Ordered, That Mr. Prynn, Mr. Swynfen, Sir Robert
Atkins, do withdraw, and search the Records; and see,
What Method hath been formerly used in Impeachments
from this House.
Mr. Scowen reports from the Committee appointed to
consider of the Abatement to be made to the City of London of their Proportion of the Assessment on them in the
last Act, That the Committee had agreed upon a Report:
Which he read; and after, delivered the same in at the
Which Report being twice read; and the Particulars,
upon the Question, agreed;
Resolved, &c. That the Blanks in the Bill for the City
of London be filled up, according to the Report.
A Debate being, touching the Assessment for the City
Resolved, &c. That Seventy Pounds Seven Shillings and
Eight-pence only be assessed on the City of Chester.
The Question being put, That the House shall be
adjourned till the Second Day of January next;
The House was divided.
The Yeas went forth.
||With the Yeas,
|Sir Robert Holt,
||With the Noes,
And so it passed in the Negative.
Resolved, &c. That the House shall be adjourned till
this Day Sevennight.