Tuesday, the 16th
of September 1651.
Gen. Cromwell thanked.
RESOLVED, That the Thanks of this House be
given to the Lord General Cromwell, for his great
Services done for this Commonwealth.
Mr. Speaker, after an eloquent Oration made to the
Lord General, did, in the Name of the Parliament, give
him the hearty Thanks of this House, for his great
Major Salwey reports a Narrative of the Grounds and
Reasons, and an Act, for setting apart Thursday the Second
of October 1651, to be observed and kept for a Day of
publick Thanksgiving to the Lord: Which was this Day
read the first time; and, upon the Question, ordered to
be read again the second time on Thursday Morning next.
Prisoners of War.
A Letter from Yorke, of the Twelfth of September
1651, from Sir Wm. Allanson, Mr. Richard Darley, and
others, with a List of the Prisoners taken there, were this
Gen. Fleetwood thanked.
Resolved, That Lieutenant General Fleetwood have
the Thanks of this House given him, for his late great
Services to the Commonwealth.
Mr. Speaker did, accordingly, give Lieutenant General Fleetwood the Thanks of this House, for his said great
Prisoners of War.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Council of State,
to take into Consideration the Charge that the Commonwealth is put to by the Prisoners taken; and to give Order
touching the Prisoners here, and such others as are apprehended in other Parts of this Commonwealth.
Colonel Downes reports, from the Committee of the
Army, a List of the several Forces in Field and Garison
in England and Wales; with an Estimate of the monthly
Charge of Them, and of the Forces within the Establishment in Ireland and Scotland: Which was this Day read.
At the Committee of Parliament for the Army
11 September 1651.
In Pursuance of the Order of Parliament of 9 September
instant, it is Ordered, That the ensuing List of the
several Forces in Field and Garison in England and
Wales, with an Estimate of the monthly Charge of
Them, and of the Forces within the Establishment in
Ireland and Scotland, be reported to the Parliament.
|Isle of Wight.
||For the Island in general, Colonel Wm. Sidenham Governour, One Company of Foot, consisting of 180 private Soldiers, besides Officers, a Major included, and One Troop of Horse, consisting of Eighty, besides Officers,
|The Governour, Commissary of Stores, Master-Gunner, Provost Marshal, Chirurgeon, Gunsmith, and Chaplain,
|Isle of Wight.
||For Carisbrook Castle, Major Edmond Rolf Deputy-Governour, One Company of Foot, consisting of 140, besides Officers, a Major included, with the Staff-Officers,
|For Cows Castle, and Gurnerd's Fort, Captain Baskett Governour, Sixty Soldiers, besides Officers, with the Gunner, Matrosses, &c.
|For Sandham Castle and the Forts, Captain Bourman Governour, Sixty Soldiers, besides Officers, with the Gunners, Matrosses, &c.
|For Yarmouth, and Caries Sconce, Captain Petchell Governour, Sixty Soldiers, besides Officers, with the Gunners, Matrosses, &c.
|Isle of Guernsey.
||Colonel John Bingham Governour, Seven Companies of Foot, consisting of 700, besides Officers with the Staff-Officers,
|Isle of Scilley.
||Lieutenant Colonel Joseph Hunkin Governour, Five Companies of Foot, consisting of 120 in each Company, besides Officers, with the Staff-Officers,
Resolved, by the Parliament, That it be referred to
the Council of State, to consider what Force of Horse or
Foot, and Garisons, are necessary to be kept up; and
how the same, and the Train of Artillery, and other
Charges, may be lessened, as may stand with the safety
of the Commonwealth, and carrying on the Affairs in
Scotland, and may tend to the easing the Burthen of the
Commonwealth: And that they make Report thereof to
the Parliament on Thursday Seven-night.
Resolved, That the Committee of the Army do advance
Three Months Pay to Colonel Haines his Regiment,
from the Nine-and-Twentieth of September 1651.
Resolved, That it be referred to the Council of State,
to take Care for a Supply of this Charge, by that Payment to Colonel Haines' Regiment.
Agent from Genova.
Mr. Speaker, by way of Report, acquaints the House,
That he received the Copy of Letters of Credence from
the Duke and Governor of the Commonwealth of Genova,
of the Twenty-eighth of August 1651: Which was this
Resolved, by the Parliament, That a Committee be
appointed to receive Francis Barnardi, Agent from the
Commonwealth of Genova, according to the Rule for
receiving of Agents.-
Ordered, That Mr. Speaker and the Members of
Parliament, do, on Wednesday Seven-night, attend the
Funeral of General Popham.-
Agent from Genova.
Resolved, That Thursday Seven-night be appointed for
the receiving of the said Agent, at Ten of the Clock in
the Forenoon: And that the Master of the Ceremonies
do give him Notice thereof.
Ordered, That the Committee to whom the General
Pardon and Act of Oblivion is referred, be revived;
and all that come to have Voices: And that they meet
To-morrow Morning in the Speaker's Chamber; and so
de die in diem; and report it to the House this Day
Representative in Parliament.
Resolved, That the House do, To-morrow Morning,
take into Debate concerning an equal Representative in
Parliament, the first Business; nothing to intervene:
And that Mr. Speaker do put the House in mind