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, Decembris 25 , 1645.
THE Grand Committee of the whole House sat, to take into Consideration the Business concerning the Privilege of Members, the Authority exercised by Committees, &c.; according to the several Orders of the First and Eighteenth of this instant December.
Mr. Lisle called to the Chair.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Mr. Crewe reports, from the Members that are of the Committee of both Kingdoms, to whom it was referred to communicate to the Scotts Commissioners the Letter, agreed upon by both Houses, to be sent to his Majesty, in Answer to his Majesty's Letters of the Fifth and Fifteenth of this instant December, Three Papers; one of the Scotts Commissioners, of Decembris 24 1645, concerning this Business; the Answer of the Committee to the said Paper; a further Explanation and Declaration of the Scotts Commissioners, in another Paper of theirs, of Decembris 25 1645: The which were all read.
Ordered, That the Speakers of both Houses do sign the Answer, agreed by both Houses, and consented by the Scotts Commissioners, to be sent to his Majesty's Letters of the Fifth and Fifteenth of this instant December: And that it be referred to the Committee of both Kingdoms, to take care for the speedy Sending of the same, accordingly.
The Lords Concurrence to be desired herein.
Sir Christ. Yelverton carried it to the Lords for their Concurrence.
An Ordinance for securing and reimbursing the Commissioners of Excise a Thousand Pounds, advanced by them for the Garison of Croyland, out of the Receipts of the Excise, in the Intervals, or in Course, the which shall first happen, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent unto the Lords for their Concurrence.
Sir Christ. Yelverton likewise carried to the Lords, for their Concurrence, the Ordinance for Six thousand Pounds, out of the Excise, for Hereford; Two thousand Pounds per Annum, out of the Revenue of the Court of Wards, for the Subsistence of the Lord Say; One hundred and Three Pounds, out of Haberdashers-Hall, for Joan Withers, Walsingham-House; and Two hundred Pounds by the Committee at Campden-House, to the Lady Cawfield; Thirty-nine Pounds, out of Haberdashers-Hall, for Major Russell; Mr. Searle to have Two thousand Five hundred Pounds, out of such Delinquents Estates as he shall discover: The Order for a Thousand Pounds, out of the Excise, for the Garison of Croyland.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair, having first adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of Clock: And the Grand Committee sat.