Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 2, 1640-1643. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Die Lunæ, 23 Aug. 1641:
Difference between Serj. Wilde, &c.
The House will take into Consideration the Difference between Serjeant Wilde and Sir H. Herbert the Thirtieth of November next: Mr. Salloway did likewise then present, in Writing, a Relation of that Business, according to what he formerly delivered in this House by Word of Mouth, under his own Hand, which he desired might remain here for Evidence, in case, of his great Age, he should die in the mean time, or be absent.
Provision for Monies.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Gentlemen that serve for the City shall forthwith repair to the City, and earnestly desire, from this House, to borrow Forty thousand Pounds (without which the King's Army cannot be disbanded) for a Month with Consideration, upon the Security of the Two last of the Four Subsidies and the Poll-bill.
Resolved, upon the Question, That those that serve for the City, bring To-morrow Morning, a perfect Account of what Monies hath come in upon the Poll-bill from the several Counties; and what hath been paid by several Wards.
Farmers of Customs.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Speaker shall write several Letters to the several Sheriffs of the Counties, to let them know how much it concerns the Safety of the Kingdom, that the Money upon the Pollbill be speedily paid in; and how much their Neglect hath prejudiced the Kingdom.
Disbanding the Army, &c.
Ordered, That the Committee for the King's Army do meet this Afternoon, at Two of Clock, in the Court of Wards, to consider of such Ways as they shall think fit for the Raising of present Monies for disbanding the Army; and to present them to the House To-morrow Morning; and to consider how the Army may be forthwith disbanded; and likewise to consider of the Proposition of Sleighting the Works at Berwick, Carlell, and about Newcastle; and likewise to consider of the Proposition of transporting the Ammunition and Ordnance.
And it is further Ordered, That this Committee shall examine the State of the Accounts of the Army from the Beginning; and has Power to call Two Auditors unto them, to be Assistants unto them in this Service.