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 Jovis, 26 Julii, 1649.
ORDERED, That it be referred to a Committee, to take into Consideration the Articles of Christian Religion; and to consider what is further fit to be done concerning them; and to report their Opinions to the House: Colonel Bosvile, Mr. Gurdon, Sir Henry Vane, Mr. Marten, Sir Jo. Haughton, Colonel Purefoy, Sir Henry, Myldmay, Sir William Masham, Colonel Fleetwood; Mr. Holland, Mr. Reynolds, Mr. James Challener, Mr. Myles Corbett, Mr. Scott, Colonel Venn, Mr. Rous, Mr. Peirpointe, Mr. Rawleigh, Mr. Masham, Mr. Garland, Sir William Strickland, Sir Wm. Armyne, Sir Wm. Allenson. Mr. Millington, Colonel Rich, Colonel Wilson, Mr. Boone, Mr. Hodges, Dr. Palmer; or any Five of them: And all that come to have Voices: And this Committee is to meet in the Exchequer Chamber, To-morrow in the Afternoon at Two of the Clock; and to make Report to the House with all convenient Speed.
And Mr. Gurdon and Mr. Rous are to take care of it.
Colonel Venne reports from the Committee of the Army, an Estimate of the Number of Forces for England and Ireland; together with their monthly Pay, according to the Establishment.
Resolved, &c. That the Assessment of Ninety thousand Pounds per mensem be continued for Three Months longer.
Resolved, &c. That the Proportion of the Rates of every County, for the Assessment of the Ninety thousand Pounds per mensem, shall be according to the Rates of the last Three Months Assessment.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of the Army, to confer with the General, and Officers of the Army, to consider wherein the last Act for taking off Free Quarter, is defective; and to bring in an Act for supplying those Defects, and for taking off Free Quarter.
Ordered, That the Committee of the Army do bring in an Act for this Assessment of the Ninety thousand Pounds per mensem; and leave therein a Latitude to the several Counties touching the way of levying the same, either by a Pound Rate, or otherwise.