Die Mercurii, 1 Augusti, 1649.
THE Certificates of the Committee of Accompts
for the County of Leicester, concerning the Accompt of Henry Smith Esquire, Captain of a Troop of
Horse, under the Command of the Committee of Parliament in the said County, was this Day read; and
followeth, in hæc verba; viz.
To the Right honourable the Committee of Accompts
for the Kingdom.
The Certificate of the Committee of Accompts for the
County of Leicester, concerning the Accompts of
Henry Smith Esquire, Captain of a Troop of Horse,
under the Command of the Committee of Parliament
in the said County.
|He craveth an Allowance for his personal Pay, as Captain of the said Troop, from the Twenty-sixth Day of July 1644, unto the Eighth Day of November 1645, being Four hundred Sixteen Days, at Thirty-six Shillings per diem
|Against which he acknowledgeth to have received, by several Orders from the said Committee, of their Treasurers and Assigns, the Sum of
|The Accomptant abateth, for Three Months Free Quarter, upon his Accompt
|And hath fully answered his Surcharge
remaining with us, having no further against
|So remaineth due unto the Accomptant
All which we certify unto you, and rest,
Your very loving Friends to serve you,|
12 Julii 1649.
Resolved, &c. That this House doth approve of this
Accompt returned by the Committee; and of the Sum
of Five hundred and Twenty Pounds Eight Shillings,
certified to be due to Captain Henry Smith, upon that
Ordered, That Captain Henry Smith be admitted to
come in for the Sum of Five hundred and Twenty Pounds
Eight Shillings, by way of Doubling upon Dean and
Chapters Lands: And that he have the like Benefit, as
others in like Cases, by Force of the Act: And that
the Trustees, Contractors, and Register Accomptant, be
required to admit him accordingly.
An Act, That the Sequestrations of the new Delinquents, in the late Engagement in the County of Yorke,
and the Fines and Compositions for their Delinquency,
in the said late Engagement, not disposed of, do go
towards the Disbanding of the Forces in the said County,
was this Day read the First and Second time.
Ordered, That, This-day-sevennight, the House do
take into Consideration what to do with the Estates of
such Delinquents, as have stood out all Days of Grace
and Favour offered them to compound, and have not yet
compounded for their Delinquency.
Ordered, That the Act, concerning Incumbrances upon
Delinquents Estates, be read on This-day-sevennight.
Colonel Ven reports from the Committee of the Army,
an Act for continuing the Assessment of the Ninety
thousand Pounds per mensem, for Three Months longer;
viz. from the Twenty-ninth of September, to the Twentyninth of December next.
Which was read the First and Second time.
And the Question being put, That this Bill be
The House was divided.
The Yeas went forth.
||Tellers for the Yeas:
||With the Yeas,
Sir Peter Wentworth,
||Tellers for the Noes:
|Major General Skippon,
||With the Noes,
So it passed with the Negative.
The Question being put, That the last Clause in the
Bill do stand;
It passed with the Affirmative.
And so the Act was, upon the Question, passed.
Resolved, &c. That L . . . . . Lurkin junior, be left
out of the Committee for the Assessment of the Ninety
thousand Pounds per mensem, in Suffolk.
Resolved, &c. That Robert Waters, and Christopher
Percehay, be added to the Committee for the North
Riding of Yorkshire, for the Assessment of the Ninety
thousand Pounds per mensem.
Ordered, That Joseph Brand Esquire be added to the
Committee of Suffolk, for the Assessment of the Ninety
thousand Pounds per mensem.
Ordered, That Colonel * Hampton, * Wingfield
Esquire, and Henry Arundell Gentleman, be added to
the Committee of Middlesex, for the Assessment of the
Ninety thousand Pounds per mensem.
Mr. Scott reports Amendments to an Act for Relief
of Feltmakers and Hatbandmakers, against Aliens and
Strangers importing such Wares to the Hindrance of their
Manufacture: Which were twice read; and, upon the
Question, assented unto; and ordered to be ingrossed.