Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Monday, 26th September, 1659.
ORDERED, That the Council of State do see the Order of this House, of the 24th of September instant, for sending the Lord Fauconbridge to the Tower, put in execution: And that they have the like Power concerning him, as the rest of the Prisoners committed to the Tower, by the Council of State.
A Bill for the continuing the Receipt of the Excise and New Impost Customs and Subsidies, as formerly, from the First Day of October until-, was this Day read the First and Second time; and, upon the Question, committed unto Colonel White, Mr. Reynolds, Mr. Hen. Darley, Colonel Thompson, Mr. Nevill, Colonel Bennett, Mr. Marten, Colonel Lister, Mr. West, Sir Arthur Hesilrig, Mr. Say, Mr. Strickland, Colonel Barker, Mr. Holland, Mr. Challoner, Mr. Pury senior, Mr. Robinson, Alderman Atkin, Mr. Richard Darley, Sir Michael Levisey, Mr. Baker, Mr. Hallowes, Mr. Goodwin, Mr. Lowry, Mr. Trenchard, Mr. Pury junior, Dr. Palmer, Sir Wm. Strickland, Mr. Millington, Colonel Rich; or any Five of them: And are to meet in Mr. Speaker's Chamber this Afternoon, at Three of the Clock: And that Colonel White take care hereof.
A Proviso was tendered to this Bill, in these Words; viz. "Provided nevertheless, and be it Enacted and Declared by this Parliament, and by the Authority thereof, That such Customs and Impost be imposed and taken for or upon the Tin, and Fishery of this Commonwealth, as have heretofore been imposed, or taken, by the Authority of this Parliament, at or before the 20th Day of April, in the Year 1653, and no other; any thing in this Act, or in any other Act or Ordinance to the contrary, notwithstanding:" Which was read the First and Second time; and, upon the Question, agreed unto, and ordered to be Part of this Bill.
The humble Petition of divers Merchants, Tradesmen, and Mariners, inhabiting the City of London, was read.
Resolved, That Alderman Atkin be one of the Commissioners of Excise.
Resolved, That Mr. Wm. Harrington be one of the Commissioners for the Customs.
Resolved, That Mr. Lowry be, and is hereby, continued Cheque of the Customs Inward, in the Port of London, as formerly.