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, 14 Decembris, 1648.
ORDERED, That be referred to the Committee of the Army, to confer with the General, and Officers of the Army, How the last Six Months Assessments may be raised, and paid to the Soldiers; and to consider, What Obstructions there are in the Payment thereof; and present them to the House, that some Course may be taken therein: And this Committee is injoined to sit this Afternoon.
Ordered, That the Treasurers at Goldsmiths Hall be required forthwith to disburse and pay the Sum of Two hundred Pounds to Colonel Eyre, Governor of Hurst Castle, or his Assigns: And that the Treasurers do reimburse themselves of the said Sum, out of the Remainder of the Fine of Sir Charles Keymish, not yet charged.
Sheriff of Huntingdon, &c.
Ordered, That Henry Pickering Esquire, High Sheriff of the Counties of Huntingdon and Cambridge, have Liberty to go out of his Counties to London, upon his Occasions, as he shall find Cause; so as he look carefully to his Charge in the said Counties.
Leave of Absence.
Message to Lords.
Mr. Dove carried to the Lords, for their Concurrence, the Order for adding the Lord Gray, Colonel Rigby, and Sir Henry Mildmay, to the Committee of the Army: Order for the Treasurers of Goldsmiths Hall to pay Two hundred Pounds to Colonel Eyre: Order for nominating Henry Pickering High Sheriff for Cambridgshire, as well as for Huntingdon: And Order for giving him Liberty to come to London about his Affairs.
The Question being propounded, That a Committee do go to the General, to know of him, Upon what Grounds the Members of the House are restrained from coming to the House, by the Officers and Soldiers of the Army;
|Mr. Smyth,||Tellers for the Noes:||18.|
|Mr. Martyn,||With the Noes,|
|Mr. Carey,||Tellers for the Yeas:||35.|
|Mr. Purefoy,||With the Yeas,|
This Committee, or any Three of them, are to go to the General, to know of him, Upon what Grounds the Members of the House are restrained from coming to the House, by the Officers and Soldiers of the Army: With further Power, to acquaint the General, How far the House hath proceeded upon the Proposals of the Army.