Friday, the 17th of September, 1652.
Embassy from Denmark.
SIR James Harrington reports from the Council of
State, the Paper delivered in to the Council by the
Lords Ambassadors Extraordinary from the King of
Denmark: Which was this Day read.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Council of State,
to take this Paper into their Consideration; and to do
therein as they shall think fit.
Ordered, That the Commissioners of Excise be and are
hereby authorized and required forthwith to lay down,
and pay to the Treasurers for the maimed Soldiers, the
Sum of One thousand Pounds, for Relief of the maimed
Soldiers: And that the same be repaid, with Consideration for Forbearance thereof, by the Treasurers for
maimed Soldiers, as Monies shall come in to that Treasury: And the Acquittance and Acquittances of the said
Treasurers for maimed Soldiers, testifying the Receipt
thereof, shall be a sufficient Warrant and Discharge in
Major Salwey reports from the Council of State, That
the Three Companies, appointed for the Garison of Hull,
which were, by Order of Parliament, recruited to the
Number of One hundred and Twenty Men in a Company, besides Officers, and ordered to be paid accordingly
for the Space of Three Months, be continued and paid,
according to the Establishment, for the Space of Three
Months longer; the Council conceiving it to be for the
Safety and Security of that Garison.
Resolved, by the Parliament, That the Three Companies, appointed for the Garison of Hull, which were, by
Order of Parliament, recruited to the Number of One
hundred and Twenty Men in a Company, besides Officers,
and ordered to be paid for the Space of Three Months,
be continued and paid for the Space of Three Months
longer; and that the Committee of the Army see them
The House this Day resumed the Debate upon the
Amendments to the Bill for Sale of several Lands and
Estates forfeited to the Commonwealth for Treason.
A Proviso, to invest the Trustees with Lands of the
clear yearly Value of Ten thousand Pounds, to make up
the Security in the former Bill, was read; and, after
some Amendments, was agreed.
A Proviso for Five Thousand Three hundred and
Three-score Pounds Eighteen Shillings and Four-pence,
to the Earl of Salisbury, was read; and, after some Omissions at the Table, was, upon the Question, agreed.
A Proviso for One hundred and Twenty Pounds per
Annum, to be settled on Edward Moore and his Heirs,
Ordered, That it be referred to the Members of Parliament, that are of the Council of State, to consider of
the Ordinances and Acts of Parliament touching Weavers-Hall Bills; and how that Security stands; and to
state the Matter of Fact, and report it to the Parliament
on Tuesday next.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee for this
Bill, to consider what stands charged, by Order of Parliament, upon this Bill, for Sale of Delinquents Estates,
either in Money or otherwise; and to consider of the
particular Cases, and how the same, or such of them as
they shall find, may be otherwise satisfied; may be satisfied either out of Land in Scotland or Ireland; to the End
the Monies, arising upon this Bill, may be left free for
the Supply of the Publick; and report their Opinion
therein to the Parliament on Tuesday next: And this
Committee are to meet for this Purpose, at two of the
Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Fire at Glascow.
Ordered, That the Sum of One thousand Pounds Sterling, be paid out of the Treasury of the Sequestrations in
Scotland, to such Person or Persons as the Commander in
Chief, the Governor of Edenburgh, and the Commissioners for Sequestrations in Scotland, or any Three of them,
shall appoint, to be distributed to such of the Poor of
the City of Glascow in Scotland as have suffered by the
lamentable Fire which lately happened there, and in such
Proportions as the said Commander in Chief, Governor
of Edenburgh, and Commissioners for Sequestrations in
Scotland, or any Three of them, shall direct and set
The House, according to former Order, adjourned
itself to Tuesday Morning next, Eight of Clock.