Die Mercurii, 4 Julii, 1649.
ORDERED, That Mr. Salway, Colonel Fielder,
Mr. Hallowes, Mr. Bond, Mr. Clement, be added to
the Committee for Irish Contributions.
Colonel Purefoy reports from the Council of State,
their Opinion touching the Letter from Scotland, dated
the Six-and-twentieth of June last.
Resolved, &c. That the Letter sent from the Parliament of Scotland, bearing Date the Six-and-twentieth of
June 1649, and directed to William Lenthall Esquire,
Speaker of the House of Commons, is of such a Nature
as it lays an Incapacity of prosecuting the former Demands
by way of Treaty.
Late King's Property.
The House this Day resumed the Debate upon the Act
for Sale of the Goods, and personal Estate, of the late
King, Queen, and Prince.
And the said Act, after some Amendments made at the
Table, was, upon the Question, passed.
And it is Ordered, That the said Act be forthwith
printed and published.
Sir William Masham reports from the Council of State,
touching One hundred Fifty thousand Pounds to be advanced upon the Credit of the Excise, for carrying on the
Service of Ireland.
Loan from the City.
Ordered, That a Committee of this House be appointed
to treat with the Lord Mayor and Common Council of
the City of London, To-morrow in the Afternoon, for
raising One hundred Fifty thousand Pounds, upon the Security of the Excise, for carrying on the Service of Ireland; and consider which is the best way for doing thereof; and make Report to the House: Viz. Alderman
Penington, Sir William Masham, Sir William Armyn, Sir
Henry Vane, Lord Mounson, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland,
Sir John Danvers, Major General Skippon, Mr. Leman,
Mr. Gurdon, Sir Gilbert Pickering, Mr. Clement, Colonel
Purefoy, Mr. John Ashe, Lord Howard, Mr. Allen, Sir
John Trevor, Mr. Trenchard, Sir Wm. Strickland, Mr.
Hum. Edwards, Mr. Oldsworth, Mr. Gould, Mr. Wallopp,
Lord Commissioner Whitlock, Lord Commissioner Lysle,
Mr. Francis Lysle, Mr. Francis Pierpointe, Colonel Venn,
Mr. Edward Ashe; or any Seven of them.
Ordered, That Colonel Venn do desire the Lord Mayor
to call a Common Council, to meet To-morrow at Two
of the Clock in the Afternoon; to receive, from a Committee of this House, what they shall communicate from
the Parliament, for the Service of Ireland, and of this
Ordered, That the said Committee, or any Three or
more of them, have Power to consider and treat with all
Treasurers of all publick Receipts, for the more speedy
Advancing of the Sum of One hundred and Fifty thousand Pounds, for the better carrying on of the Service of
Ireland: And, for that Purpose, this Committee, or any
Three of them, are to meet this Afternoon at Two of the
Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: And they have Power
to send for any Persons.
Ordered, That the Committee touching absent Members, do make their Report touching the Members that
are absent, To-morrow Morning.
Claims on Publick Faith.
Ordered, That the Lord Mounson, Lord Grey, Colonel
Bossevile, Colonel Purefoy, Mr. Allen, Mr. Palmer, Sir
Wm. Strickland, Mr. Edwards, Mr. Holland, Mr. Salwey, Colonel Ven, Mr. Hallowes, Colonel Temple, Mr.
Downes, Mr. Weaver, Mr. Garland, be added to the
Committee touching such as have lent Monies on the
Committees of Assessment.
Ordered, That Sir Robert Barwick Knight, and John
Hewley Esquire, be added to the Committee of Yorkshire
for the West Riding, for the Assessment of Ninety-thousand Pounds per mensem.
Ordered, That Christopher Pearchehay be added to
the Committee of Yorkshire for the North Riding, for the
Assessment of the Ninety thousand Pounds per mensem.
Ordered, That Edward Wingate and Richard Herbert
Esquires be added to the Committee of Yorkshire for the
East Riding, for the Assessment of the Ninety thousand
Pounds per mensem.
Ordered, That Sir Ralph Hart Baronet, Thomas Meadowes, and Wm. Lucas, be added to the Committee for
the monthly Assessment of the Ninety thousand Pounds
per mensem, in the County of Norfolk.
Mr. Salwey junior reports from the Committee at
Goldsmiths Hall, the Opinion of that Committee
touching Compositions with Papists in Arms against the
The Question being propounded, That all Papists, and
Popish Recusants, who have been, and now are, actually
in Arms, or voluntarily assisting, against the Parliament
of England, except such Papists as are excepted by Name
from Pardon, and such as have had any Hand in the
plotting, designing, or assisting the Rebellion in Ireland,
shall be admitted to compound, paying one full Moiety
of the Third Part of their whole Estates; and the other
Two Parts in Three thereof shall continue under Sequestration to the Use of the Commonwealth, during their
And the Question being put, That that Question be
It passed with the Negative.