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, 8 Januarii, 1645.
MR. Recorder carried to the Lords, for their Concurrence, the Vote for Twenty Pounds, out of Haberdashers-Hall, for Captain Wilkins: The Ordinance for disposing of the Fine of the Earl of Devonshire: The Ordinance for Impresting of Soldiers: The Ordinance for punishing imprested Soldiers, that run away from their Colours: The Ordinance for giving Power to the Militia to search for Papists and Delinquents, and to raise Horse: And the Vote for Lieutenant Berrowe to have One hundred Pounds out of Haberdashers-Hall, for his good Service at Hereford.
He was likewise appointed to press the Lords with the Necessity of passing the Ordinance concerning the Committee of the Militia of the City of London to search for Papists and Delinquents, and to raise Horse; and the Ordinance for Martial Law.
It is Resolved, &c. That the Examination of this Business, concerning Mr. Long and Mr. Allen, be referred to a Committee of the whole House, Mr. Speaker sitting by: And that the Grand Committee do sit and meet hereupon, on Saturday Morning next.
Ordered, That the Business related, concerning one that spake to the Prejudice and Scandal of the Ordinances of both Houses, informed of upon the Occasion of the Narrative made by Mr. Allen, be referred to the Committee of Examinations; to be examined.