[seal of the Commonwealth]

AN ACT For further DOUBLING The Sum of One hundred thousand pounds, Upon an Act, Entituled, An Act for Sale of several Lands and Estates forfeited to the Commonwealth for Treason.

BE it Enacted by this present Par­liament, and the Authority there­of, That (over and above the sum of Two hundred and fifty thou­sand pounds, formerly appointed to be borrowed upon the Security of the Lands exposed to sale by an Act of this present Parliament, Entituled, An Act for sale of several Lands and Estates forfeited to the Common­wealth for Treason) the sum of One hundred [Page 1904] thousand pounds shall be borrowed upon the Security of such of the Lands by the said Act exposed to sale, as were not contracted for before the First day of November, One thousand six hundred fifty two, by way of Doubling the like Sum as shall be due to any person or persons, Body Politique or Corporate, which by the last mentioned Act might have been Doubled upon the Security of the said Lands, together with Interest for the same: And that all and every person and persons, Body Politique and Corporate, for every sum of Money he or they shall lend, may and shall be secured the Moneys former­ly owing as aforesaid, and such other Mo­neys as he or they shall advance for the raising of the said Sum of One hundred thousand pounds in such sort; and shall have the like satisfaction, benefit and advantages, as any the Lenders upon the said Act, in and by the said Act, have or might have and receive: And that the Trustees, Treasurers, Regi­ster, Surveyor-General, and other Officers and persons in the said Act mentioned, and the Registers-Accomptant for the said lands, shall do, execute, observe and keep, all and every the like Powers, Authorities, Or­ders, Directions, Instructions, matters and things, in relation to the premises here­by intended for Security of the sum afore­said touching the Sale thereof; and in re­lation to the Doubling before-mentioned, as they and every of them ought to do or to have done, in reference to the Lands and Estates [Page 1905] by that Act exposed to sale, or in reference to the Doubling formerly upon the Security of the Lands and Estates aforesaid.

Friday the 17th of December, 1652.

ORdered by the Parliament, That this Act be forthwith printed and published.

Hen: Scobell, Cleric. Parliamenti.

LONDON: Printed by John Field, Printer to the Par­liament of England. 1652.

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