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, Januarii 30, 1644.
ACcording to a former Order, the Grand Committee of the House met, to take into Consideration the Ordinance for Tonage and Poundage, and the Petition of the Commissioners of the Customs, referred to this Committee, and other the Affairs of the Navy: And
Mr. Reynolds sat in the Chair.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Colonel Cromwell reports, from the Committee of both Kingdoms, That the Papers from the Scotts Commissioners concerning their Advance, &c. may be taken into present Consideration.
Ordered, That the Business concerning the Scotts Advance Southward, and the Ordinance for Raising of Monies for them, be taken into Consideration To-morrow Morning, the first Business: And Mr. Speaker is to put the House in mind thereof.
Resolved, &c. That the Scotts Commissioners be desired, from this House, that the Scotts Army may advance Southward.
The Lords Concurrence be desired herein.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of both Kingdoms, to prepare a Letter to that Purpose for the Advance of the Scotts Army Southward; and to confer with the Scotts Commissioners about the same.
Ordered, That an Allowance of Five Pounds apiece shall be made to several Surgeons that are forthwith to go with the Forces under the Command of Sir Wm. Waller: And it is referred to the Committee at Haberdashers-Hall, forthwith to supply the said Parties with Five Pounds apiece.
Ordered, That Mr. Bell do take special Care, forthwith to furnish these Surgeons with good Medicaments for this Expedition.
Ordered, That the Remainder of the Report concerning Sir William Waller, be resumed To-morrow Morning the first Business.