Tuesday, the 20th of September, 1653.
RESOLVED, by the Parliament, That there be
an Offer of Hampton-Court to the Lord General, in
Exchange for New-hall, upon a proportionable Value.
Resolved, That Sir Anthony Ashley Cooper do tender
this Offer to the Lord-General, from this House.
Ordered, That the Trustees for Sale of several Honours,
Castles, and Houses belonging to the late King, &c. formerly exempted from Sale, be enjoined and required to
forbear to make any Contract for, or Sale of HamptonCourt, with the Appurtenances and Lands contained in
the Survey thereof, for Two Days.
E. of Clanrickard's Claims.
Colonel Hewson reports from the Committee for Irish
IN pursuance of the Order of Parliament, of the Second of this Instant August, this Committee having looked
upon the Articles made with the Earl of Clanrikard;
and conferred with Commissary-General Reynolds, touching the Payment of the Two thousand Pounds, as by the
said Order is directed: And finding, upon the Whole,
that it was the Intent and Desire of the said CommissaryGeneral, and other the Officers, who articled with the said
Earl, That he, the said Earl, should have had the whole
Two thousand Pounds made good to him; and that they
would, at the Time of Capitulation, actually have done
it, in case they had had the Dispose of Money, or Power
to have absolutely ascertained it; This Committee therefore humbly offer it to the House, as their Opinion, That
the Sum of Twelve hundred Pounds may be forthwith paid,
in Money, to the said Earl, in Consideration and full Satisfaction of the Fourth Article of Capitulation, with him
made, by Sir Charles Coote, and Commissary-General
Reynolds: And that Order be given, accordingly, to the
Commissioners for inspecting the Treasuries, by their
Warrant, to charge the said Twelve hundred Pounds on
such Treasury as may afford present Payment thereof.
That it be humbly propounded to the Parliament,
That the Conveyances and Annuities passed by the Earl of
Clanrickard, out of his Estate in Ireland, to his Servants,
for their Livelihood, not exceeding, in the Whole, Three
hundred Twenty-one Pounds a Year, be allowed of; and
that the Grants by him also passed to Mrs. Lettice Bourk,
alias Sherley, for securing her Portion, left in his Hands
before the Rebellion, be also allowed of; and that Order
may be given, by the Parliament, to the Commissioners
of Parliament in Ireland, to allow of, and take Order for
the enjoying of the same accordingly.
Ordered, by the Parliament, That the Sum of Twelve
hundred Pounds be given to the Earl of Clanrickard, in
full of all his Demands; viz. Six hundred Pounds presently, and Six hundred Pounds Residue, at the End of
Six Months: And that the Commissioners for inspecting
the Treasury be authorized and required to give Warrant
for Payment thereof, accordingly.
Ordered, That the Conveyances and Annuities passed
by the Earl of Clanrickard out of his Estate in Ireland,
to his Servants, for their Livelihood, not exceeding in
the whole Three hundred Twenty-one Pounds a Year, be
allowed of: And that the Grants by him also passed to
Mrs. Lettice Bourke, alias Shirley, for securing her Portion, left in his Hands, before the Rebellion, be also
allowed of: And the Commissioners of Parliament in
Ireland be authorized and required to allow of, and take
Order for, the enjoying of the same, accordingly.
Supply for the Navy.
Colonel Sydenham reports from the Commissioners for
inspecting the Treasuries;
UPON Consideration of the pressing Necessities for
Monies, for the Supply of the Want of the Navy; and
having received, from the Commissioners of the Admiralty and Navy, Two several Certificates, dated the 14th
Instant, for Two hundred Eighty-two thousand Six hundred and Forty-one Pounds, One hundred thousand Pounds
whereof forthwith to be paid to the Treasurer of the Navy,
and a great Part of the One hundred Eighty-two thousand
Six hundred Forty-one Pounds, to be paid within a short
time; besides Forty thousand Pounds to be paid on Certificate, dated August 15th; and finding the several Treasuries, appointed by Order or Act of Parliament, for the
Supply of the Navy, at present, to run very low; and the
Wants of the Navy not possible in any measure to be supplied by the Monies arising on the several Treasuries
appointed, by Parliament, for the aforesaid Service;
Ordered, That Colonel Sydenham be desired to report
the same to the Parliament: And, as the only Expedient
in our View for Supply of the aforesaid Want, and urgent
Necessities of the Navy; it is further Ordered, That Colonel Sidenham be desired to report to the Parliament, the
Petition of the late Farmers of the Customs.
Resolved, That the Council of State have Power, and
is hereby authorized, to allow unto Mr. Frees, One
Fourth Part, out of the Discovery made, or to be made,
by him, to the Council.
Farmers of Customs.
The humble Petition of the late Farmers of the Customs was this Day read.
Sale of Forests.
Ordered, That the Consideration of the Sale of the
Forests be referred to a Committee, to consider which
way the most may be made of them.
Resolved, That it be referred to the Commissioners of
Inspections, who are Members of this House: And that
Major Burton, Mr. Hollestre, Mr. King, Colonel Rous,
Mr. Taylor, Mr. Carew, Major General Desborow, Mr.
Strickland, Alderman Titchborne, Captain Stone, Major
General Harrison, be added to that Committee: And to
make Report on Friday Morning next.
Call of the House.
The House, according to former Order, proceeded to
the Calling of the House: Those present are marked with
[P]; those absent, with [A]; those excused, marked
accordingly; and those that had Leave, with Leave.
Resolved, That all the Members, who have attended
this House, and are gone without Leave, do attend the
Service of this House, on this Day Fortnight, under the
Penalty of a Fine.