Die Veneris, 13 Aprilis, 1649.
Mr. Love reports several Forms of a new Mace.
Resolved, &c. That this shall be the Form of the
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Carlisle and Berwick.
Ordered, That the Committee of the Army be required
to issue their Warrant to the Treasurers at War, to pay
the One thousand Two hundred and Forty-six Pounds,
formerly ordered to the Mayor of Carlisle, for the Use
of that Garison, being for the Ease of Cumberland and
Westmorland, for whose Use the said Monies was formerly
to be disposed of by the Committee of Darby: And that
the Receipt of the said Mayor, with the Warrants of the
said Committee, shall be a sufficient Discharge to the
Ordered, That all the Remainder of the Fine of George
Mynne, as well That which was given to Sir John Meldram, not really paid out by the Committee of Haberdashers Hall to the Heir of Sir John Meldram, as all the
Residue of the said Fine, shall be paid to the Mayor of
Barwick, for the building up and repairing the Fortifications of that Garison, according to a former Order of
the Seventeenth of March last: And that Care be taken
for Payment of Sir John Hippesley's Debt, according to
the former Engagement.
Ordered, That what Monies shall be raised and received
by the Committee of Haberdashers Hall, of the Lord
Lanerick, and Lord Lodderdale, which is not already disposed of by any former Order, shall be paid to the Treasurers of the Army, to be by them paid over to whom Sir
Arthur Heslerigg shall appoint, by Warrant from the
Committee of the Army, for the Fortification of Carlisle
and Barwick, as Sir Arthur Heslerigg shall direct: And
the Committee at Haberdashers Hall are required to give
Warrant to the Treasurers there, to make Payment
thereof to the Treasurers at War accordingly.
Sir T. Hampson.
Ordered, That the Report touching Sir Thomas Hampson be made on Tuesday Morning.
Loan by the City.
The Lord Grey reports from the Committee appointed
to go into London to the Common Council Yesterday,
That the said Committee, and likewise the General, the
Chief Justice of the Upper Bench, and the Chief Baron,
did accordingly go thither Yesterday, and propounded
to the Common Council the Business of borrowing the
One hundred and Twenty thousand Pounds upon the Security propounded: And that the Common Council did
well resent the same; and express a great deal of Forwardness to advance that Sum; and have made Choice
of some Persons, who (if this House shall be pleased to
appoint a Committee for that Purpose) are to wait upon
such Committee, to put the same into the best way to raise
the said Money.
Ordered, That the same Committee, or any Five or
more of them, be appointed to meet with the Persons
chosen by the Common Council; and let them know,
the Parliament doth take notice of their Willingness and
Readiness to promote the publick Good in this Business;
and do return Thanks to the Common Council for their
good Affections; and to treat with them touching their
present Advancing of the One hundred and Twenty thousand Pounds: And this Committee are to meet this
Afternoon for that Purpose; and so de die in diem; and
to make Report thereof to the House: And Mr. Pury
and Mr. Trenchard are added to this Committee.
Ordered, That Sir Henry Vane senior, and Mr. Long,
be added to the Committee for the Sale of Fee-farm
Rents: And that the Committee do prepare, and report
to the House, the State of the Arrears of the Fee-farm
Rents distinctly; and the Times when they did accrue.
Colonel Wauton reports from the Council of State,
an Act, impowering the Court of Admiralty, and the
Judges of the Admiralty, to try Piracies at Sea, and
other Felonies, Crimes, and Offences, committed upon
the Sea, and other Rivers: Which was this Day read the
First and Second time; and, upon the Question, committed to Sir Arthur Heslerigg, Mr. Miles Corbett, Alderman Atkins, Lord Grey, Mr. Boone, Mr. Toll, Mr. Love,
Mr. Hill, Mr. Garland, Mr. Long: And this Committee
is to meet this Afternoon at Two of the Clock, in the
Exchequer Chamber: And all that come to this Committee are to have Voices: And the particular Care
hereof is referred to Mr. Garland.
Ordered, That the Report touching the Customs be
made on Monday next.
Ordered, That the Petitions for Oxford be reported
Ordered, That the Act for calling the Treasurers of
Guildhall for Sequestrations to Accompt be reported
Army Committee, &c.
An Act, appointing the Committee of the Army, and
Treasurers for the Assessment of Ninety thousand Pounds
per Mensem, for the Forces in England and Ireland, was
this Day read the First and Second time; and, upon the
Question, committed to the Committee of the Army.
Resolved, &c. That none of the Colonels or Officers
of the Army be of the Committee of the Army in this
The Names of a Committee of the Army in this Act
were this Day read; and approved.