DIE Mercurii, 30 Aprilis.
L. Grey of Warke, Speaker.
E. of Stamford.
E. of Rutland.
E. of Warwick.
E. of Manchester.
Message from the H. C. with Ordinances.
A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr.
Wheeler and others;
To desire Concurrence:
1. An Ordinance that Ten Thousand Pounds, out of
the Excise, shall be raised, for the Service of the West.
(Here enter it.)
2. Order, That Five Hundred Pounds, out of the
Excise, shall be raised, for the Service of the County of
Wigorn. (Here enter it.)
Spring Gardens and Hyde Park to be kept shut on Sundays, Fast-days, &c.
Ordered, That both The Spring Gardens and Hide
Parke shall be kept shut, and no Person or Persons
whatsoever shall be permitted to go into any of those
Places, upon the Lords-day, or upon any Fast-days, or
Thanksgiving-days; and hereof those that have the
Keeping of the said Places are to take Notice, and see
this Order obeyed, as they will answer the contrary
at their uttermost Perils; and that this be presently published by the Keepers thereof.
To the Keepers of the Spring Gardens.
To the Keepers of Hide Parke.
Ordinance for the Commissioners of Excise to re-pay themselves 500 l. advanced for Worcestershire.
"Whereas John Towse Esquire, Alderman of the
City of London, and the rest of the Commissioners
of Excise, have advanced and lent the Sum of Five
Hundred Pounds, for the Service of the Forces in
the County of Worcester: Be it Ordained, by the
Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That
the said Commissioners of Excise, their Executors
and Administrators, shall and may satisfy and reimburse themselves the said Five Hundred Pounds,
together with Interest for the same after the Rate of
Eight Pounds per Cent. for so long Time as the
same, or any Part, shall be forborn, out of such
Intervals of Receipts to come in upon the Office of
Excise as shall happen when other Payments already
assigned shall not fall due, or, for Want of such Intervals, then as the same shall follow in Course; and
shall not, by any other Order or Ordinance of One
or both Houses of Parliament, be secluded from
satisfying themselves accordingly; and the Receipt
of Major Richard Salloway shall be a sufficient Discharge to the said Commissioners of Excise, and every
of them, for the said Five Hundred Pounds, in that
Ordinance for Mess. Ash and Wright, and the Commissioners of Excise, to reimburse themselves 10,000 l. advanced for the Service of the West.
Whereas the Fellowship of Merchants Adventurers
of England were, by Ordinance of the Lords and
Commons assembled in Parliament, bearing Date the
23th of December last past, to receive Ten Thousand
Pounds, with Interest after the Rate of Eight Pounds
per Cent. out of the Receipts of the Excise, upon
the Sixth Day of July next coming after the Date
hereof, in case all other Payments formerly assigned
be upon that Day first (fn. *) satisfied; and, if not, then
as the same shall follow in due Course, with like
Interest, until the whole be satisfied; which Ten
Thousand Pounds the said Fellowship hath agreed
and consented to forbear for Nine Months longer,
as by an Ordinance of the 26th present more at large
appeareth: And whereas, for and towards the Advance of the like Sum of Ten Thousand Pounds, John
Towse Esquire, and Alderman of the City of London,
and the rest of the Commissioners of Excise and
new Impost, have advanced and lent the Sum of
Four Thousand Pounds, for the Service of the West;
and likewise Edward Ash Esquire, a Member of the
House of Commons, hath advanced other Four
Thousand Pounds; and Nathan Wright, of London,
Merchant, hath advanced Two Thousand Pounds,
the Residue of the said Ten Thousand Pounds, for
the Service aforesaid; be it therefore Ordained, by
the said Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That the said Commissioners of Excise shall
and may satisfy and reimburse unto themselves, the
said Edward Ash, and Mr. Nathan Wright, the
several Sums of Four Thousand Pounds, Four Thousand Pounds, and Two Thousand Pounds, before
mentioned, respectively, with Interest after the Rate
of Eight per Cent. upon the said 6th Day of July,
next out of the Receipts of the Excise, or otherwise
out of the First Receipts coming in after the Sixth
Day of July next, with like Interest, for so long Time
as they, or any of them, shall be out or unsatisfied
of the several and respective Sums, or any Part thereof, in the Place and Stead of the said Fellowship of
Merchants Adventurers of England, who were then
to receive the same; and this present Ordinance, and
the several and respective Receipt or Receipts of
the said Edward Ash and Nathan Wright, for the
several and respective Sums aforementioned, shall
be a sufficient Discharge unto the said Commissioners
of Excise, and every of them; the same to be paid
unto Michaell Herring Merchant, whose Receipt shall
be a sufficient Discharge unto the respective Parties
that shall pay the same, to be disposed in such Manner, and such Uses, as (fn. *) by the Committee of Lords
and Commons for the Safety of the Western associated
Counties, or any Five of them, shall be directed and
Adjourn, 3 post meridiem.
L. Grey of Warke, Speaker.
E. of Pembrooke.
E. of Bolingbrooke.
E. of Warwicke.
E. of Manchester.
E. of Denbigh.
Preachers at the Fast thanked.
Ordered, That the Preachers, Mr. Valentine and
Mr. Ward, shall be thanked, and desired to print their
Preachers for the next.
Ordered, That Mr. Henderson and Mr. Whitaker be
desired to preach the next Fast-day.
Adjourned, 9a To-morrow Morning.