Die Sabbati, 23 Junii, 1649.
Committees of Assessment.
ORDERED, That Sir John Pitman, William Gore,
James Tutt, Thomas Dowse of Elden, William Collyns,
Sir John Compton, Thomas Gale, Moore Fantleroy,
Edward Hayes, Edward Hooper, Henry Bromfeild, Richard Cromwell, George Wither, John Faulkner, Gentlemen,
be added to the Committee for the Assessment of Ninetythousand Pounds per mensem for the County of Southampton.
Ordered, That Mr. * Legg, and Mr. * Wavell, be
added to the Committee for the Assessment of Ninety
thousand Pounds per mensem in the Isle of Wight.
Deans and Chapters Lands.
Ordered, That Major Salwey, Colonel Rich, and Colonel Marten, do presently withdraw; and pen an Order,
touching Soldiers Doubling upon Deans and Chapters
Lands, for their Arrears due to them, according to the
Debate in the House.
Resolved, &c. That such as come in, and double, before
the Twentieth of July next, shall have Eight Pounds per
Centum Interest for the Money they pay in, from the
Time they pay in their Money.
Earl of Denbigh's Claims.
The humble Petition of Basil Earl of Denbigh was
this Day read; together with an Account of the Arrears
due to him, as well upon his Embassy into Italie, as
upon his Pension of One thousand Marks per Annum,
granted unto him by the late King.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee that
brought in the Act for Sale of the Goods of the late
King, &c.; to take this Petition into Consideration:
and consider what is fit to be done therein; and present
their Opinion to the House with all Speed.
The humble Petition of Colonel Thomas Bulstrode was
this Day read.
Alderman Pennyngton reports from the Committee of
the Three associated Counties of Oxon, Bucks, and Berks,
sitting in the Inner Star Chamber, the State of the Accompt of Colonel Thomas Bulstrode.
Resolved, &c. That this House doth approve of this
Accompt of One thousand Six hundred and Twelve Pounds
Four Shillings and Six pence, due to Colonel Thomas
Bulstrode, for his own and his Father's Service in the late
Wars; and for Monies disbursed, by his Father and himself, for the Parliament's Service, for Pay of Soldiers and
Gunners, making of Fortifications, and providing of Ammunition, and other Necessaries for War, in Annis 1642
and 1643, the Sum of One thousand Forty-and-five
Pounds and Eight Shillings: In toto, due and arrear to the
said Colonel Thomas Bulstrode, Two thousand Six hundred
and Fifty-seven Pounds Twelve Shillings and Six-pence.
Resolved, &c. That the said Colonel Thomas Bulstrode
have the Publick Faith, for the Sum of One thousand-Forty-five Pounds and Eight Shillings.
Resolved, &c. That Colonel Thomas Bulstrode be admitted to come in for the said One thousand-Forty-and-five Pounds and Eight Shillings upon the Sale of Dean
and Chapters Lands, by way of doubling, in such Sort as
other Persons have liberty to do by the Act: And the
Trustees, Contractors, and Register Accomptant, are
injoined to take Notice hereof; and to admit him
Resolved, &c. That Colonel Thomas Bulstrode be admitted to come in for the One thousand Six hundred and
Twelve Pounds Four Shillings, due to him upon Account
of his Arrears, by way of doubling upon the Deans and
Chapters Lands, without any Interest to be allowed for
this Sum of One thousand Six hundred and Twelve Pounds
Four Shillings and Sixpence; but Interest to be allowed
him for the One thousand Six hundred and Twelve Pounds
Four Shillings and Six-pence, so paid in by way of
Doubling, from the Time he shall pay in the same: And
the Trustees, Contractors, and Register Accomptants, are
to admit him thereunto accordingly.
The humble Petition of Henry Marten Esquire, a
Member of this House, was this Day read.
Resolved, &c. That it be referred to a Committee to
take Consideration of the said Petition; and to examine
and ascertain his Accompts; and state what is due to
him from the State, as well for his Arrears, as otherwise;
and also what Loss and Damages he hath sustained, by
reason of his good Affections to the Publick; and what
way Satisfaction may be made unto him for the same;
and to report their Opinions to the House forthwith:
Lord Commissioner Lisle, Sir James Harrington, Colonel Wauton, Lord Commissioner Whitelock, Mr. Scott,
Mr. Bond, Mr. Lister, Mr. Holland, Colonel Rich, Lord
Grey, Mr. Long, Lord Mounson, Mr. Smyth, Mr. Hussey,
Mr. Darley, Colonel Temple, Mr. Blagrave, Sir Gregory
Norton, Mr. Edwards, Colonel Fleetwood, Colonel Purefoy, Sir Gilbert Pickering, Mr. Lenthall; or any Three of
them: And the Committee are to meet, on Monday at
Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Court of
Mr. Holland reports an Act for Lands of Three thousand Pounds Value, of the late Deans and Chapters, upon
doubling the like Sum, unto Major Wm. Rainborough,
and Captain Stephen Winthrop, their Heirs, in Trust for
the Widow of Colonel Thomas Rainborow, and her Children, &c.
Which was this Day read the First and Second time;
and One Amendment made at the Table.
The said Act, so amended, being put to the Question,
Relief of Creditors.
Mr. Reynolds reports from the Committee for the Act
touching Prisoners, by way of Amendments to that Act,
an Act for the more speedy and effectual Relief of
Which Amendments were this Day read the First and
Second time: and, upon the Question, re-committed to
the same Committee: And that the said Committee be
revived; and do meet this Afternoon; and so de die in
diem: And that it be brought in again on Tuesday next.
Ordered, That the Bill touching Prisoners be brought
in the same Day; and reported before the Bill for Relief
Deans and Chapters Lands.
Major Salwey reports an additional Instruction for the
Trustees and Contractors for Deans and Chapters Lands.
Which was read; and, upon the Question, resolved as
An additional Instruction to the Trustees, Contractors,
Treasurers, and all others concerned in the Sale of
Deans and Chapters Lands.
The Liberty to be given to all Officers and Soldiers,
who have Money due to them in Arrear from this Commonwealth, for their Service in the late Wars, to double
the same upon Deans and Chapters Lands, in such
manner, and with the same Advantages, as others are
admitted to double, as well by their Assignees, as themselves: Provided, That such Arrears be stated and allowed
of by the Committee for the Army, or by any other
Committee or Commissioners appointed, by Authority of
Parliament, for that Purpose: And that, for the Moiety
to be advanced in ready Money, Interest to be allowed
at the Rate of Eight Pounds per Centum, to all that shall
desire to double, and do pay in their Money before the
Twentieth of July next; and for the other Moiety, no
Interest to be allowed.
Ordered, That this Instruction be forthwith printed and
Ordered, That the Act for the Accompts of the Kingdom be brought in on Monday Morning next, the first