Die Lunæ, 2 Julii, 1649.
ORDERED, That it be referred to the Council of
State, to send for the Commissioners of Excise: And
that they have Power to treat with them, or any other
Person, touching the Advance of the Sum of One hundred
Fifty thousand Pounds, upon the Security held forth in
the late Act; and, with all Speed, to report to the House
their Proceedings therein.
Deans and Chapters Lands.
Ordered, That the Committee for removing Obstructions in Sale of Bishops and Dean and Chapters Lands
do meet this Afternoon, and sit de die in diem, till those
Businesses, formerly referred to those Committees, receive a Dispatch; and report to the House their Opinions what is fit to be done upon the whole Matter, with
all convenient Speed.
Sir W. Dick.
Ordered, That the Report concerning Sir William Dick
be made To-morrow-sevennight, the first Business; nothing to intervene.
The humble Petition of the Felt-makers in and about
London, was this Day read.
The humble Petition of the Hat-band makers, most
Citizens and Freemen of the City of London, was this
An Act restraining the Importation of Hats and Hat-bands was this Day read the First and Second time; and,
upon the Question, committed to Mr. Scott, Colonel Thompson, Lord Grey, Colonel Venn, Mr. Leman, Mr. Smith,
Mr. Baker, Mr. Martyn, Mr. Luke Hodges, Mr. Garland, Alderman Atkins, Mr. John Goodwyn, Sir Wm.
Masham, Colonel Fleetwood, Sir Guilbert Pickering, Mr.
Salway, Colonel Russell, Colonel Purefoy, Mr. James
Challener, Sir Gregory Norton, Mr. Humphrey Edwards,
Mr. Hallowes, Colonel Rich, Mr. Nelthorpe, Mr. Trenchard, Colonel Harrison; or any Five of them: And
this Committee are to meet in the Exchequer Chamber,
To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon.
And Mr. Garland, and Mr. Luke Hodges are to take
An Act for prohibiting Weighing of Butter with unwarrantable. Weights, and for Marking of Firkins in which
the Butter is to be packed up, was this Day read the
First and Second time; and, upon the Question, committed to the same Committee to whom the Act for
the restraining the Importation of Hats and Hatbands is
Transactions with Scotland.
A Letter, subscribed by the Lord Loudoun, Chancellor
and President of the Parliament of Scotland, dated at
Edenburgh, the Twenty-sixth of June 1649, was this
Ordered, That this Letter be referred to the Council
of State; to take Consideration how the Demands formerly made in the Letter sent from the Parliament of
the Kingdom of Scotland, may be prosecuted; and the
Parliament, and their Proceedings, vindicated from the
Aspersions in this Letter.
Grant to Row.
Ordered, That the Council of State do give Order for
One hundred Pounds to be paid to Captain Matthias
Row, for his Service done for the State, over and above
what hath been formerly paid him.
Dr. Usher's Pension.
Ordered, That the Pension of Four hundred Pounds
per Annum, formerly allowed to Dr. Usher, be continued,
and paid unto him, for Six Months longer.
Ordered, That, for Eight Days, nothing but publick
Business be taken up; and that Matters of Money have
Debt to Phipp.
Ordered, That, according to an Ordinance of Parliament of the Five-and-twentieth of May 1647, the Five
hundred Pounds Principal Money, due unto George Phipp,
of Allhallows Barking, London, from John Marquis of
Winton, as his proper Debt; and for which Sir John
Danvers stands bound as Surety, with the said Marquis;
together with the Interest that is, or shall be, due for the
same, until Satisfaction be given; be forthwith paid, out
of the first Monies that are or shall be received from the
said Marquis' Estate, notwithstanding the Ordinance of
the Fifth of June 1648: And that the Trustees and Commissioners, and their Officers, and all other Persons intrusted and employed about the Receipt of the Profits of
the said Marquis' Estate, are to take notice hereof, and
give Obedience thereunto accordingly.
Powell's &c. Petition.
Ordered, That Mrs. Powell's Petition, and Mrs. Gunter's Petition, be read on Thursday-come-sevennight.
Ordered, That the Reports from Goldsmiths Hall be
made To-morrow Morning, the first Business.
The humble Petition of the Carmen of London, Southwark, and Places adjacent, being part of the Company
of Woodmongers, London, was this Day read.
Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to the Committee to whom the Act touching Hats and Hat-bands is
committed; to take Consideration of what is fit to be
done therein; and report their Opinions to the House:
And the Committee have Power to send for Persons, Papers, and Witnesses, or any thing else that may conduce
to the Business.
Ordered, That a Lifeguard of Threescore and Ten
Horse be allowed to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland:
And that the Committee of the Army do pay the said
Lifeguard, according to the former Establishment.
Resolved, &c. That this House doth approve of Mr.
Owen, Minister, to go into Ireland with the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.
Ordered, That One hundred Pounds per Annum be allowed to the Wife and Children of Mr. Owen, for their
Subsistence, until this House do take further Order for
their Maintenance, to be paid by Quarterly Payments.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of
Goldsmiths Hall, to consider where the said Hundred
Pounds per Annum may be fixed to be paid; and report
it to the House with all Speed.