[2 June, 1649.]
Any three or more of the Trustees to allow Publique-faith Bills.; An Ordinance of May 13. 1647.
Any three or more of the Trustees, shall and may allow any
Publique-faith Bills, or the Debts and sums admitted to be doubled
upon the Security of the Lands of the Deans and Chapters. All
persons that were admitted to double by vertue of an Ordinance
of Parliament of the Thirteenth of May 1647. on the Bishops
Lands, shall and are hereby admitted to double such of their moneys
as yet they have not doubled, upon the Credit of the Dean and
Chapters Lands, according to the Rules and Instructions given in
the said Ordinance.
Inhabitants of the City of Sarum.
That the Inhabitants of the City of Sarum, that advanced Five
hundred pounds to Sir Edward Hungerford, for which they have
the Publique Faith; and also Four hundred pounds advanced
by them to Sir William Waller, for which they have had the Publique
Faith, they shall be admitted to double, upon the Security of the
Lands of the Deans and Chapters, the said respective sums being
certified unto the said Trustees under the Common Seal of the
said Corporation: And all persons that did advance any sum
or sums of money towards the raising of the said respective sums,
are to have the benefit of the said Security here, he or they advancing
the proportion of Moneys for doubling the same.
Inhabitants of Marlborough.
That the sum of Five hundred pounds advanced by several
Inhabitants of the Town of Marlborough, upon the Speakers
Letter of the House of Commons, shall be admitted to double
on the said Security, the said sum being certified to the said Trustees,
under the Seal of the said Corporation; and all persons of the said
Town, that did advance any sum or sums of money towards the
raising of the said sum, are to have the benefit of the said Security
proportionably, he or they advancing their proportions of money
for doubling the same; and also all such moneys as were advanced
by the Inhabitants of the said Town for the service of the Parliament,
for which they have the hands of Sir Edward Hungerford, Sir
Nevil Pool, Philip Smith Esquire, or any two of them.
Those that delivered in Arms to the Publique Stores.
All such persons who have delivered in Arms or Ammunition
into the Publique Stores of this Nation, and have Orders from
the Committee of Safety, to be paid for them by Sir Gilbert Gerard,
and are not yet satisfied, shall be admitted to double on the said
100000 l. of the money, advanced for the Purchase of Lands in Ireland l.
That One hundred thousand pounds of the moneys advanced
for the Purchase of Lands in Ireland, shall be admitted to be doubled
upon the Security of the Deans and Chapters Lands; and that
such Advancers, their Assignee or Assignees, shall be allowed
Six pounds per centum by the year, from the time the moneys
was advanced; and that the Receipts under the hands of the
Treasurers at Guildhall for Ireland, or two of them, shall be a suffi
cient Warrant to the Trustees to allow the same: And where
several persons have joyned together to advance a considerable
sum of moneys for the Purchase of Lands in Ireland, and have
intrusted and made use of the name of some one or more
person or persons as Trustees, by reason of which the wholesum
advanced stands charged, as if he or they intrusted were the onely
advancer or advancers thereof, That such partcicular Lender or
Lenders may have the benefit of doubling his or their
moneys, the Certificate of the person or persons intrusted
as aforesaid, (who stands charged as Purchaser in the
Treasury, for the receipt of the said moneys) of the particular
sum that any person adventured as aforesaid, shall be a sufficient
Warrant to the Trustees to allow such person or persons to double
his or their moneys upon the Credit of the said Lands: An
whereas several persons have joyned together to procure an
Assignment or Assignments from any of the immediate Purchasers
of the said Lands, and have taken the Assignment or Assignments, in the name of one or more persons in Trust, the Certificate of him or them to whom such Assignment was made, shall
be a sufficient Warrant for the Trustees to allow such person or
persons to double his moneys as aforesaid.
Certificate of the Corporation.
And where any particular person hath joyned with any Body
Politique or Corporate, for the raising of any Moneys for the purchasing Lands in Ireland, or have made use of their Names in
trust for them, That a Certificate under the Seal of the said Corporation or Body Politique, shall be a sufficient warrant for the
said Trustees, to admit such person or persons to double their
respective sums upon the said Deans and Chapters Lands.
Provided, That if such person or persons can make appear unto
the said Trustees, the certain sum of money that he or they hath
lent, and intrusted in the name of any Incorporation or Body
Politique, That then the said Trustees shall and may admit such
person or persons to double their moneys upon the said Lands as
aforesaid, so as such person or persons do pay in his or their moneys
within ten days after he shall be admitted, and procure a Certificate
under the Seal of such Corporation within forty days after the
paying in of the said moneys; and in default thereof, he or they
shall forfeit the respective sums of moneys paid in, unless they shall
shew some just cause unto the Trustees, to have some further
time given them. Provided, That such person or persons that
are immediate Purchasers, their Assignee or Assignees, do sufficiently convey, or release their Right in the Lands purchased to
the said Trustees.
Declaration of Trust.
And such as have intrusted any other person or persons to purchase for them, or to be Assignee for them, shall procure from
the person or persons intrusted, a Declaration under his or their
Hand and Seal of the trust: And shall likewise convey or release
all his Right and Interest in the said Lands to the said Trustees.
100000l. lent by several Companies of London, admitted to be doubled.; Chamberlain of London to certifie.
Whereas One hundred thousand pounds was lent by several
Companies of the City of London, for the repayment of which
they have the Engagement of the Parliament; such of the said
Companies that have advanced any sum towards the raising of
the said One hundred thousand pounds, shall be admitted to double
the sum lent by them as aforesaid, and shall be allowed Interest
according to Eight pounds per centum, for the same, from the,
time that it was paid in to the Chamber of the City of London: And
where any particular Member of any of the said Companies hath
advanced any sum of Moneys, for and towards the raising of the
said One hundred thousand pounds, shall likewise be admitted to
double upon the Security of the said Lands, and be allowed Interest
as aforesaid: And the Master, and any one Warden, and in the
absence of the Master, any two Wardens of the respective Companies,
shall certifie in to the Chamber of the City of London, the Name
of each Member of their Company, who hath been a Lender as
aforesaid, and the particular Sum so lent; and that the Chamberlain of the City of London, or his Deputy, do and shall certifie the
same, as also the gross sums lent by the particular Companies, unto
the said Trustees, and the certificate of either of them shall be a
sufficient warrant to the said Trustees, to allow the same, upon
doubling on the security of the Deans and Chapters Lands.
Times limited for bringing in money for doubling
That all persons that live within twenty miles of London, and
intend to double and have the advantage of these Instructions,
shall bring in their moneys within thirty days; and others that
live at a further distance, by the tenth of July. And be it
Enacted and Ordained, That all and every the person and persons,
Bodies Politique or Corporate, their Executors, Administrators, and
Assignes, who are admitted to double by vertue of these Instructions,
shall have and enjoy the like benefits and advantages, to all intents
and purposes in the purchasing of the Deans and Chapters Lands,
as if they had been named in the Act for the abolishing Deans and
Chapters in England and Wales.