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 Lunæ, Octobris 6 , 1645.
ACcording to an Order made on Saturday last, the House was resolved into a Committee, to take into Consideration the Papers from the Scotts Commissioners, touching the Marching of their Army to Newarke, &c.
Resolved, &c. That Thirty thousand Pounds be provided for the Scotts Army; to be paid unto them, upon Account, at or before the First of November next ensuing, in case their Army be then before Newarke.
Resolved, &c. That some Gentlemen be sent into the City of London to borrow Thirty thousand Pounds, towards the Pay of the Scotts Army: And that the Assessments, due and payable out of the several Counties for that Army, shall be the Security for Repayment of the said Money, together with Interest for Forbearance thereof.
Resolved, &c. That Thursday next be assigned to the Committee of Goldsmiths-Hall, to report to the Grand Committee the Obstructions concerning the not Coming in of the Assessments for Payment of the Scotts Army.
Resolved, &c. That Two hundred Barrels of Powder, with Bullet proportionable, and a double Proportion of Match, be forthwith provided and furnished for the Scotts Army, in case they shall be before Newarke by the First of November next.
Sir Henry Cholmely, Mr. Bainton, Mr. Edw. Ash, Mr. Crew, Sir Walter Erle, Mr. Longe, Mr. Tate, Sir Philip Stapleton, Mr. Lemon, Mr. Bedding feild, Sir Tho. Soame, Lord Grey, Lord Fairefaxe, Mr. Darley, Sir Wm. Constable, Sir Wm. Brereton, Mr. Jesson;
Resolved, &c. That the House be resolved into a Grand Committee, and do sit upon Thursday Morning, to take the other Particulars, in the Three Papers last delivered in by the Scotts Commissioners, into Consideration.
An Ordinance for the Charging of Five thousand Pounds upon the Receipts of the Excise, in Course, with Interest for the same, for the Service of the Forces under Colonel-General Pointz, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, assented unto; and ordered to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.