House of Commons Journal Volume 7
1 April 1659

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 1 April 1659', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 7: 1651-1660 (1802), pp. 623. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=24736 Date accessed: 18 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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Friday, the 1st Day of April, 1659.

Prayers.

Vassall's Claims.

THE humble Petition of Samuel Vassall, Esquire, concerning several Debts due and owing to him from the Commonwealth, stated upon several Votes and Resolutions of former Parliaments, indorsed upon the said Petition, was this Day read, together with the said Votes and Resolutions.

Resolved, &c. That it be recommended to his Highness the Lord Protector, to grant a Privy-Seal for the Payment of Five hundred Pounds forthwith to Mr. Samuell Vassall, in part of his Debt.

Mr. Cary Raliegh, Sir Walter Earle, Mr. AttorneyGeneral, Mr. Annesley, Colonel Salmon, Colonel Whetham, and Sir John Northcote, or any Three of them, are appointed to go unto his Highness from this House; and to communicate the Vote of this House to him, for the Payment of Five hundred Pounds to Mr. Vassall, in Part of his Debt.

Resolved, &c. That the Petition of Mr. Samuel Vassall be referred to a Committee to consider thereof, and to report their Opinion thereupon to the House.

Sir Walter Earle, Mr. Edward Turnor, Mr. AttorneyGeneral, Sir Arthure Hesilrige, Captain Hatsell, Sir John Northcote, Mr. Middleton, Mr. Ralph Bankes, Colonel Saimon, Mr. Annesley, Mr. Trevor, Colonel Thompson, Mr. Jackson, Mr. Edmund Fowell, Colonel Whetham, Mr. Juxon, Mr. Choune, Mr. Gewen, Colonel West, Mr. Raliegh, Colonel Freeman, Sir Anthony Ashley Cooper, Mr. Lloyd, are appointed a Committee, to consider of the Petition of Mr. Samuel Vassall: And they, or any Five of them, are to meet, about the same, To-morrow, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Inner Court of Wards; and to report their Opinion concerning the same.

Publick Revenue.

Resolved, &c. That Tuesday next be appointed for the Committee for Inspection into the Accompts and Treasuries, to bring in a Report concerning the State of the Accompts and Publick Revenues: And that the same be then heard.

Privilege-Case of Nevill and Strowde.

Resolved, &c. That Thursday next be appointed for the House to determine the Cause concerning Mr. Henry Nevill, and Mr. Strowde, late Sheriff of the County of Berks.

Irish Affairs.

Resolved, &c. That a Committee be named, to consider of what is fit to be offered to this House, in relation to the Affairs of Ireland.

Mr. Annesley, Sir Arthur Hesilrige, Sir Anthony Morgan, Colonel Whetham, Sir Robert Goodwyn, Mr. Manby, Mr. Swinfen, Mr. Hobart, Sir Horace Townesend, Colonel Birch, Colonel Thompson, Mr. Hugh Boscawen, Mr. Wharton, Mr. Edward Turnor, Mr. Moore, Mr. Serjeant Seys, Major Roydon, Colonel Redman, Mr. Starkey, Colonel Twisleton, Mr. Reynell, Lord Lambert, Mr. Trevor, Mr. Goodrick, Mr. Aston, Colonel Rolle, Colonel Cooke, Sir Wilfrid Lawson, Colonel Parsons, Mr. Juxon, Sir Walter St. John, Sir John Carter, Sir Henry Ingoldsby, Sir Charles Coote, Mr. Lloyd, Mr. Foly, Dr. Clearges, Commissary Rosse, Colonel Salmon, Colonel Gorge, Dr. Loftus, Mr. Poole, Sir Thomas Style, Mr. William James, Sir Theophilus Jones, Mr. Andrews, Colonel Duckenfield, Sir Anth. Ashley Cooper, Mr. Robert Reynolds, Sir William Doyley, Mr. Serjeant Maynard Captain Jones, Lord Marquis of Arguile, Sir John Northcote, Mr. Trenchard, Mr. Ralph Bankes, Mr. Chute, Sir William Wheeler, are appointed a Committee concerning the Affairs of Ireland, in pursuance of the Vote before going: And are to meet, about the same, in the Exchequer Chamber, To-morrow in the Afternoon, at Two of the Clock: And have Power to send for Parties, Witnesses, Papers, and Records: And all others the Members that are not named, and that will come to the said Committee, are to have Voices.

Resolved, &c. That no Persons that are concerned, shall, in such Cases wherein they are concerned, have Voices at the aforesaid Committee for the Affairs of Ireland.

Scotch Affairs.

Resolved, &c. That a Committee be named to consider of what is fit to be offered to this House, in relation to the Affairs of Scotland.

Lord Marquis of Arguile, Sir Arthur Hesilrige, Mr. Annesley, Mr. Trevor, Colonel Alured, Lord Swinton, Sir Robert Pye, Colonel Freeman, Doctor Staines, Mr. Wharton, Sir Anthony Ashley Cooper, Major Icoydon, Mr. Porter, Mr. Poole, Mr. William Rosse, Colonel Twisleton, Sir Thomas Style, Captain Hatsell, Sir Henry Vane, Sir James Mackdowell, Sir John Carter. Mr. Sam. Desbrowe, Sir Andrew Ker, Colonel Whetham, Mr. Wm. James, Earl of Linlithgow, Sir Wm. Wheeler, Sir John Northcote, Doctor Clearges, Mr. Serjeant Seys, Colonel Clerke, Mr. Andrewes, Sir Peter Kiilegrew, Sir Anthony Morgan, Mr. Swinfen, Mr. Bulkeley, Advocate Lockhart, Lord Lambert, Mr. Tho. Burton, Major Knight, Mr. Grove, Mr. Boscawen, Mr. Drake, Colonel Scroope, Major Burton, Colonel Standish, Colonel White, Mr. Shaftoe, Mr. Crorister, Mr. Hewley, Mr. Ralph Bankes, Mr. Serjeant Waller, Mr. Trenchard, Mr. Robert Reynolds, Mr. Tho. King, are appointed a Committee concerning the Affairs of Scotland, in pursuance of the Vote before-going: And are to meet, about the same, in the Duchy-Court, To-morrow in the Afternoon, at Two of the Clock: And have Power to send for Parties, Witnesses, Papers, and Records: And all others the Members that are not named, and that will come to the said Committee, are to have Voices.

Resolved, That no Persons that are concerned, shall, in such Cases, wherein they are concerned, have Voices at the aforesaid Committee for the Affairs of Scotland.

Excise.

The House resumed the Debate upon the Bill concerning the Excise, and new Impost; and concerning the Customs, and Tonage and Poundage.

Resolved, &c. That, after the Declaration for the Publick Fast be reported, the House do resume this Debate To-morrow Morning; and that nothing else do then intervene.