Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Thursday, the 27th of November, 1651.
RESOLVED, by the Parliament, That John Stephens be admitted to sit in the House, as a Member of Parliament.
Act of Oblivion.
Mr. Attorney General, according to former Order, did this Day report the Amendments to the General Pardon, and Act of Oblivion: Which were this Day read the First and Second time.
Ordered, That the Debate upon the Amendments to the General Pardon and Act of Oblivion be taken up on Tuesday Morning next, the first Business, and nothing to intervene: And that Mr. Speaker put the House in mind thereof.
Ordered, That on Thursday next, the House do take into Consideration the Bill for the Assessments, and Establishment of the Army.
Ordered, That the Business touching the Instructions for the Commissioners to go into Scotland be taken up To-morrow Morning.
The humble Petition of Edmond Waller was this Day read.
Resolved, That the Sentence of Banishment, given against Edmond Waller Esquire, by Ordinance of Parliament of the Fourth of November 1644, be revoked; and that he have Liberty, notwithstanding the said Ordinance, to come into England; and that he be pardoned his Offence for which he was banished; and that Mr. Attorney General do prepare a Pardon for that Purpose: And that the Lords Commissioners do pass the said Pardon under the Great Seal of England, accordingly.
The humble Petition of Colonel George Monck was this Day read.
Ordered, That, upon delivering unto the Treasurers of Goldsmiths Hall a Receipt from the Treasurers of the Army of the Sum of One hundred Thirty-eight Pounds and Ten Shillings, as received from the Treasurers of Goldsmiths Hall; being for so much Money paid by Colonel George Monck, or his Assigns, to the said Treasurers of the Army, in January last, for the latter Moiety of the Composition of Thomas Monck deceased, his Brother; the Treasurers at Goldsmiths Hall do give an Acquittance to the said Colonel George Monck, for the said Sum of 138£. and 10s.: And that the Commissioners for compounding are hereby authorized and required to accept the same, and allow thereof, as if it had been paid at the time when the latter Moiety of the Composition of the said Thomas Monck ought to have been paid; and to give a Discharge thereupon; accordingly.
Mr. John Corbett reports from the Committees of Obstructions for Sale of Delinquents Estates, the Resolutions of the said Committee:
" That it be reported to the Parliament, as the Opinion of this Committee, That there be a further Time given for the determining of such Claims as are already and shall be put in before the First of December next."
Resolved, That the time for the Committee of Obsructions to determine such Claims as are already put in, and shall be put in, before that Committee, before the First Day of December next, to the Estates of the Delinquents appointed to be sold, be inlarged until the First Day of March next: And that an Act be brought in for that Purpose.