Thursday, June 18, 1657.
Ordered, that the report of amendments to the Bill for
recovery of small debts, and relieving persons in cases of
small trespasses, within their respective counties, be made
the second Thursday after the next meeting of the Parliament.
Resolved by the Parliament, that it be offered to his
Highness the Lord Protector; that his Highness will be
pleased to issue his warrant under the Privy Seal, authorising and requiring the Commissioners of his Highnesse's
Treasury, out of such monies as shall come into the receipt
of his Highnesse's Exchequer, by monies arising by prizegoods, next after the sum of 4000l. formerly ordered to be
paid to Colonel Ralph Welden, to pay to Colonel Alexander Blake, for the use of General Robert Blake, the sum of
3815l. 16s., appearing by a debenture, under the hands of
the Commissioners of Accounts, sitting at Worcester House,
to be due unto the said General Robert Blake, for his personal pay, for his land-service in England, and in satisfaction and discharge of the said sum of 3815l. and the debenture for the same.
Ordered, that all prosecution at law against Algernon, Earl
of Northumberland, Thomas Lord Coventry, Philip Earl
of Pembroke, heirs; and William Earl of Salisbury, and
others, the executors of Philip Earl of Pembroke, and Montgomery, deceased, and the rest of the obligers in the bonds,
which were given to Mr. Flyer, and others, mentioned in
their petition exhibited to the Parliament the 30th of April,
and now referred to the Committee, be stayed until the second Friday after the next meeting of the Parliament, and
that then this business be taken into consideration.
A Bill for discovering, convicting, and suppressing of
Popish Recusants, was this day read the third time.
Resolved, that the blank in the Bill, for the time for the
person accused of Popish recusancy, to make it appear that
he hath frequented public congregations allowed of in these
nations, be filled up with " six months."
Ordered, that this Bill be tendered to his Highness the
Lord Protector, for his consent.