Die Veneris, 18 Octobris, 1650.
Sale of Manors, &c.
A PAPER of Particulars, necessary to be explained
in the Act for Sale of the Manors of Rectories,
and Glebe Lands, late belonging to the late Archbishops,
Bishops, Deans, Deans and Chapters, was this Day read.
Ordered, That it be referred to a Committee, to consider
of these Particulars; and to bring in a Bill on Tuesday
next, for Removing of Obstructions, in the Sale of the
said Manors, &c. in those Particulars, or any others;
and to facilitate the Sale, and speedy bringing in the Money thereupon: Viz. Sir Henry Vane junior, Major Salwey, Mr. Miles Corbet, Mr. Lechmere, Colonel Harvey,
Mr. Holland, Mr. Nevill; or any Two of them: And
Mr. Salwey is to take care thereof: And that the Act,
already passed, be forborn to be published in the mean
time, and till the House take further Order.
Resolved, That One hundred and Twenty thousand
Pounds per mensem, for Four Months, be levied upon the
whole Nation, instead of the Four hundred thousand
Pounds, which was formerly voted: And that the Bill
for that Four hundred Thousand Pounds be laid aside.
Resolved, That the One hundred and Twenty thousand
Pounds per mensem be levied upon the several Counties,
according to the same Proportions of the Ninety Thousand Pounds per mensem.
Resolved, That this Assessment shall begin from the
Twenty-fourth Day of December next: And that the same
Committee, who were appointed to bring in the Bill for
the Four hundred thousand Pounds, do bring in a Bill to
this Purpose, on Tuesday next: And Mr. Hill is to take
Resolved, That it be referred to the Committee of the
Army, to consider how the Pay of the Army may be
carried on to the Twenty-fourth Day of December next,
when this Bill is to commence; and report it to the
House on Tuesday next.
Mr. Miles Corbet reports from the Committee for
removing Obstructions in Sale of the Lands of the late
King, Queen, and Prince, The Opinion of that Committee, That the Judges of the several Courts of Justice
be authorized and required to take some effectual Course,
that in all Causes now depending before them, wherein
it shall appear that any of the Army now in Scotland are
concerned, that, during this next Term, no Proceedings
be had to their Prejudice.
Resolved, That it be recommended to the Lords Commissioners for the Great Seal of England, to call to them
the Judges of the several Courts; and take Order with
them, That they take special Care, that, in all Cases depending, or which shall depend, before them, wherein
any of the Army now in Scotland are concerned, no Proceedings be had to their Prejudice, during the next
An Act for Repair of some Highways about London,
&c. was this Day read the First time; and ordered to be
read the Second time on Wednesday next.
Resolved, That the Council of State do take into Consideration the Business of regulating the Militia, for the
greatest Ease of the Nation, with respect to the Safety
of the Commonwealth; and report it to the House on
Ordered, That the Members of this House be desired
to be at the Muster on Tuesday next: And that Mr.
Speaker do attend there at the same time.
Resolved, That the Report touching the Publick Faith
be made on Wednesday next: And that Mr. Ellis do
Ordered, That Mr. Garland report Amendments to
the Act touching Meal, on Wednesday next; and likewise
the Act for Ale and Beer.
The House, according to former Order, adjourned
itself until Tuesday Morning next, at Eight of