Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Wednesday, January 25th, 1659.
ORDERED, That it be referred to a Committee, to inform themselves, by such Ways and Means as they shall think fit, What Monies have been raised or levied upon the Acts for the Militias, or any Orders, in pursuance, or by colour thereof, or by any other Power; and by what Authority, and how, the same hath been disposed of: With Power to send for Persons, Papers, and Witnesses: Viz. unto Sir James Harrington, Colonel Lister, Mr. Henry Darley, Mr. West, Colonel Hutchinson, Sir John Trevor, Colonel White, Mr. Dormer, Colonel Martin, Sir Arthur Hesilrig, Colonel Pyne, Mr. Gurdon, Colonel Peter Temple, Mr. Nelthorpe, Sir Michael Levisey, Colonel Birch, Mr. Trenchard, Mr. Millington, Mr. Weaver, Sir Peter Wentworth, Captain Skynner, Mr. Richard Darley, Mr. Lenthall, Sir Wm. Brereton, Mr. Robert Goodwin, Lord Commissioner Lisle, Mr. Cawley, Colonel James Temple, Colonel Fagg, Colonel Dove, Colonel Downes, Colonel Lassells, Colonel Waite: And all that come to have Voices: And are to meet, this Afternoon, at Three of the Clock, in the Exchequer-Chamber.
Ordered, That the Bill for settling the Office of ClerkAssistant to the Parliament on Ralph Darnall Esquire, appointed to be read the Second time this Day, be read the Second time on this Day Sevennight.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Council of State, to consider, How the Militia Forces, that have been faithful to the Parliament, may be paid off for the Time they were employed by the Parliament: And that such of the Militia Forces, as they shall think fit, be sent to their own Houses, that they be no further Charge to the Commonwealth; and report their Opinion and Proceedings therein to the Parliament.
Resolved, That the Door be shut.
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Ordered, That the Business concerning * Clement, the Bailiff of Wantage, concerning his Proclaiming of a County-Court at Abingdon, for Election of a Member to serve in Parliament, be referred to the Council of State; to examine the same; and report their Opinion therein to the Parliament forthwith.
The House proceeded in the Bill for an Assessment.
Resolved, That the Lord Chief Justice Newdigate, and Tho. Boughton of *, be added Commissioners in the County of Warwick.
Ordered, That the Qualifications be brought in on Saturday next, in order to the Choice of Members to serve in Parliament.