Monday, the 25th of July, 1653.
Judges of Admiralty.
THE Question being propounded, That Mr. Richard
Wollaston be the Third Judge of the Admiralty;
And the Question being put, That this Question be
It passed in the Affirmative.
And the main Question being put; it was
Resolved, by the Parliament, That Mr. Richard Wollaston be the Third Judge of the Admiralty.
Ordered, That a Bill be brought in to constitute the
Three Judges of the Admiralty: And Mr. Taylor, Mr.
Wingfield, and Mr. Broughton, do prepare a Bill for that
Purpose; and report it to the House.
Ordered, That it be referred to Major-General Desborough, and Mr. Moyer, to consider of a fit Person to be
Solicitor for the Commonwealth in the Business of the
Admiralty: And that any Members of the House do
offer unto them the Names of fit Persons for that Service:
And that they do report to the House thereupon such
Person as they shall think fittest.
Mr. Moyer reports from the Council of State, the
Petition of Sir Wm. Dick, and the State of the Case
concerning him, as it was reported to the Council from
the Commissioners for Haberdashers-Hall: Which was
this Day read.
Ordered, That this Business be referred, upon the present Debate, to the Committee for Debts, to examine the
same; and, in case they find it just, that the Monies
therein mentioned should be paid, that they report the
State of it to the House, with their Opinion how the
same may be satisfied.
Army Committee, &c.
Colonel Clerk reports from the Committee of the
Army, A Bill appointing a Committee of the Army, and
Treasurers at War: Which was this Day read the First
and Second time.
Resolved, That the Number of Treasurers for the Army
shall be Two.
Ordered, That the Committee of the Army do bring
in, To-morrow Morning, a List of the Officers employed
under the Treasurers of the Army, and their Salaries, and
Allowances, together with such incident Charges as is
paid by them in respect of that Employment.