Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 4, 1644-1646. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Die Jovis, Junii 12, 1645.
Resolved, &c. That the Lady Vere shall have the Benefit of a Thousand Pounds, which belongs to one Mr. Swann, a Delinquent, at Oxon, and in the Hands of one Mr. Place; if, upon Examination, it shall appear, that the said Swann is a Delinquent within the Ordinance of Sequestration: And that the Examination of this Delinquency be referred to the Committee of Examinations. And this Thousand Pounds is to be accounted as Part of the Arrear of Two thousand Five hundred Pounds due to the Lord Vere, her late Husband, from the State.
The humble Petition of Catharine Murray, the Wife of Wm. Murray Esquire, was this Day read. And.
It is Resolved, upon the Question, That this Petition be committed unto the Committee of Lords and Commons for Sequestrations.
A Letter from Colonel Martin Pyndar, one of the Commissioners of the Army; and a Letter inclosed, from Colonel Weldon to Colonel Martin Pindar; were this Day read: And
It is Ordered, That these Letters be referred to the Consideration of the Committee of the West: And that Copies of these Letters be sent, and recommended, to the Common-Council of London: And that the Committee of the West do send Two Members of their own Committee, with the Recommendation of these Letters, to the Common-Council of London.
Ordered, That a Letter be written from this House to Colonel Weldon, to encourage him, and to assure him, That Supplies are coming to him; and to assure him, That what Monies he shall borrow there, shall be carefully repaid: And Mr. Lisle is appointed to prepare this Letter.
Ordered, That the Reports from the Committee of the Navy be made, and taken into Consideration, To-morrow: And that the Ordinance for Martial Law at Sea; and the Business concerning the Stores; be taken into Consideration To-morrow Morning.
Ordered, That Letters be prepared by the Committee of the Army, and signed by Mr. Speaker, to be sent to the several Committees of the Counties of Bedford, Northampton, and Buck'; requesting the said Committees carefully to send in Provisions of Victual, and other Necessaries, for the Army.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Edw. Leech and Mr. Page;
The Lords have commanded us to return you this Ordinance: It is for the more speedy Bringing in of the Arrears: It moved first from this House; and the Lords do agree to it; with these Additions and Amendments.
They have passed an Ordinance for Mr. John Dove to be Treasurer and Keeper of the Ammunition at Portesmouth: To which they desire your Concurrence.
The Additions and Amendments were read; and, upon the Question, assented unto.
The Ordinance for Making of John Dove Gentleman Treasurer and Keeper of the Stores of Ammunition for the Town of Portesmouth was read the First and Second time; and, upon the Question, ordered to be committed to the Committee of the Admiralty.
And it is further Ordered, That Colonel Norton be advised withal upon this Ordinance.
Answer returned by the same Messengers; That this House doth agree to the Ordinance for Arrears: And, as to That of Mr. John Dove, they will send Answer by Messengers of their own.