Die Sabbati, 30 Decembris, 1648.
ORDERED, That Thanks be given to Mr. Brookes,
and desire him, That his Sermon be printed; and
that he have the like Privilege * * * *.
Ordered, That Sir John Bourcher do give him Thanks.
Ordered, That Mr. Owen be desired to preach the next
Day of Publick Humiliation.
Sir Henry Mildmay to give him Notice.
Ordered, That Mr. Cordell of Alhallowes, Lumbardstreet, London, be desired to preach the next Day of
Mr. Millington is to give him Notice.
Ordered, That the Petition of Mrs. Jennings be referred to the Committee of Complaints; to examine the
Business: Who are to sit this Afternoon: And that the
said Committee have Power to send for Mr. Jennings, a
Member of this House; and for Parties, Papers, and
Witnesses: And the Committee are to make Report
thereof on Monday Morning next.
Mr. Scott reports the Matter of Fact in the Business
concerning the Commonalty of Weavers in London.
The humble Petition of the Bayliffs, Wardens, and
Assistants of the Company of Weavers, London, was this
Ordered, That the Business concerning the Weavers be
re-committed to the former Committee: With Power to
call before them both Parties; and to present an Ordinance for Settling of the Government and Peace of the
whole Company: And all that come to the said Committee are to have Voices.
An Ordinance for securing the Repayment of Six thousand Pounds, lent by the Commissioners of the Customs,
for the present Use of the Navy, with Interest for Forbearance thereof, after the Rate of Eight Pounds per Centum
per Annum, out of the petty and old Customs, was this
Day read the First and Second time; and, upon the
Question, passed; and ordered to be sent to the Lords.
Ordered, That no Allowance be given, by the Committee of the Navy, of any incident Fee or old Salary,
for the petty and old Customs, until the House be made
Court for trying the King.
Ordered, That the Ordinance touching the King be
reported, the first Business, on Monday Morning next.
Ordered, That Power be given to the Committee to
whom the Ordinance touching the King is referred, to
present Names of Commissioners to this House, together
with the Ordinance, on Monday Morning.
Resolved, &c. That this House doth approve and allow
of the Debt of Two thousand Eight hundred Eighty-five
Pounds Twelve Shillings and Six-pence, owing to Mr.
Thomas Smithsby by the State.
Ordered, That an Ordinance be brought in for Payment of the said Two thousand Eight hundred Eighty-five
Pounds Twelve Shillings and Six-pence to Thomas Smithsby, or his Assigns, out of such Revenue due to the Crown,
as is in Arrear, and was due before the Year 1643, not
formerly charged by any Order or Ordinance of Parliament, to any other Person, nor trenching upon any former
Order or Ordinance of Parliament, made in Discharge
Mr. Allen, Mr. Love, Mr. John Goodwyn, are to prepare and bring in the said Ordinance.
Ordered, That the Committee of the Army do forthwith prepare Warrants and Letters to be sent to the
several Counties, touching the Sixty thousand Pounds per
mensem, to be paid to the Army under the Command of