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 Veneris, 27 Februarii, 1645.
Mr. Whittacre reports, from the Grand Committee, the Ordinance concerning Church-Government: All which, except the last Article, was there voted: And that the said last Article was re-committed to a Sub-Committee, as to providing for Appeals by the Elders, and to supply any other Defects in it; and also to insert what other Votes are omitted, in fitting Places.
Ordered, &c. That the Committee of the West, and the Committee of Plymouth, do not dispose any Monies to any private Persons whatsoever, but unto publick Uses only, during the Space of Six Weeks, without special Order of this House.
Resolved, &c. That, as to the Three First Amendments; viz. For the Adding of John Waddon Esquire to the Gentlemen that are to go down; the Adding of the Word "Country," in the Seventh Line of the First Page, before the Word "Committee;" and the Adding of these Words; viz. "not being Peers of this Realm;" in the Thirteenth Line of the same Page; this House doth agree.
Mr. Prideaux, Mr. Ellis, Mr. Nicoll, Mr. Lisle, Mr. Holles, Sir Arthur Haslerigg, Mr. Denyis Bond, are appointed to prepare Reasons to be offered to the Lords at the next Conference, Why this House cannot agree with their Lordships in the Fourth Amendment to the Instructions for the Gentlemen that are to go into Cornewall and Devon.
Ordered, &c. That One hundred Barrels of Powder, with Match and Bullet proportionable, be forthwith furnished, out of the publick Stores, to be sent with all convenient Speed into the Province of Munster: And that it be referred to the Committee for Powder, Match, and Bullet, to take care for the speedy Providing of the same.