Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Friday, the 30th of January, 1656.
Reflections by a Member.
Mr. James Ash, standing up in his Place, did, by Leave of the House, explain himself upon Part of the Paper denying the Words to have been spoken by him, as they are there expressed; but repeated the Words by him spoken.
War with Spaine.
Resolved, That the Sum of Four hundred thousand Pounds shall be raised for carrying on the War with Spaine, and other Affairs of the Commonwealth: And that it be referred to a Committee of the whole House to consider of the Way how the same may be most speedily and effectually raised.