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House of Commons Journal Volume 6: 22 January 1649

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Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 6, 1648-1651. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.

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Die Lunæ, 22 Januarii, 1648.

Lincolne Assessment.

BE it Ordered and Enacted, and it is hereby Ordered and Enacted, by the Commons of England, assembled in Parliament, That the Committee of the County of Lincolne be, and is hereby, impowered and authorized to lay an Assessment of Two thousand Five hundred Pounds upon the said County, for Relief of the Forces before Pontfract.

Letters from Scotland.

A Letter from the Commissioners of the Committee of Estates of the Parliament of Scotland, of the Two-andtwentieth of this instant January 1649, directed to the Speaker of the House of Commons, with a Paper therein inclosed, were this Day read.

Another Letter, formerly sent from the Commissioners of the Committee of Estates of the Parliament of Scotland, of * * * ; whereby they express their Desire of having their Letter of the Sixth of this Month, directed to the Speaker of this House, communicated to this House; and the said Letter from them, of the Sixth of January instant; and a Copy of their Instructions from the Committee of Estates of the Parliament of Scotland, of the said Sixth of January instant; were all this Day read.

Ordered, That the Letters and Papers sent from the Commissioners of the Estates of Scotland, to be communicated to the House, which were this Day read, be referred to the Consideration of the Committee who is to consider of fit Persons to be sent to the Parliament of Scotland, to prepare and present to the House an Answer to be made thereunto: And Sir Henry Vane junior, and Mr. Challoner, are added to this Committee.