Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Saturday, the 12th of March, 1658.
ORDERED, That the respective Commissioners, Sub-Commissioners, and Farmers, of the Excise for the City of London, and Counties of Middlesex and Surry, and within Twenty Miles of London, that have any Monies in their Hands belonging to the Commonwealth, or due and owing by them, or any of them, by Contract, or otherwise, do pay in all such Monies into the respective Treasuries, where the same ought to be paid, by Wednesday next: And that all other the said Sub-Commissioners, and Farmers, in the several Counties above Twenty Miles distant from London, do pay in all such Monies, as aforesaid, as are due and owing from them, or any of them, respectively, by the End of Fourteen Days from this Day, upon Pain of Sequestration and Seizure of the respective Estates, Real and Personal, of them, and every of them; and of their Securities, respectively making Default; and of such other Proceedings as this House shall appoint; to the end the same may be employed for the more speedy Supply of the present Necessities of the Army and Navy.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Commissioners for Appeals for the Excise, to take care, That the respective Commissioners, Sub-Commissioners, and Farmers, of the Excise may have notice of this Order: And the Care hereof is more especially referred to Captain Stone.
According to the Order made the last Night, the House resumed, and proceeded in, the Debate concerning the Sitting of the Members returned for Scotland.
Resolved, &c. That this Debate be adjourned until Monday Morning next; and that nothing else do then intervene.
This House adjourns itself until Monday Morning, at Eight of the Clock.