Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 5, 1642-1643. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Lunæ, videlicet, 10 die Octobris.
That (fn. 1) they have delivered their Message to the House of Commons, on Saturday last, concerning the agreeing (fn. 2) to the sending of Ten Thousand Pounds and Cloaths for the Soldiers to Munster.
E. of Leicester brings in his Instructions, as Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, from the King.
The Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, according to the Order of both Houses of Parliament, brought in his Instructions, which he hath received from the King, concerning the Affairs of Ireland; which, his Lordship said, was without the King's Knowledge.
Message to the H. C. to sit P. M. about the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland's Business.
To let the House of Commons know, that this House hath resolved to sit this Afternoon, at Three a Clock; and, if the House of Commons will sit likewise, this House will communicate unto them the Lord Lieutenant's Instructions for Ireland.
Message from the H. C. for the Lords to concur in the following Orders.
"That this House doth (fn. 3) approve of Alderman Wollaston, Alderman Towes, Alderman Warner, and Alderman Andrewes, to be Treasurers for the receiving and issuing out of the Monies that are to be brought in upon the Propositions for raising of Dragooners."
"That this House doth approve of Captain Struce, to be Serjeant Major to the Regiment of Dragooners to be raised in London; or elsewhere; and that he be dispensed with for his Absence from his Charge at Portsemouth, without Prejudice."
That this House (fn. 4) agrees with the House of Commons in all the Particulars of this Message.
Committee to appropriate the Money, and appoint the Officers, for raising the 1000 Dragoons.
"Whereas divers well-affected Persons have already subscribed great Sums of Money, towards the advancing of Sixteen Thousand Pounds, for the setting forth and maintaining of One Thousand Dragooners, and other Forces, and more are daily expected to subscribe: It is this Day Ordered, by the Lords and Commons, That Mr. Rigby, Mr. Holland, Sir Rob't Harley, Serjeant Wilde, Mr. Ashton, of Downeham, Mr. Glyn, Mr. Spurstowe, Mr. Rich. Moore, or any Two of them, shall have Power to call together, when and where they please, a Committee of the Subscribers who have already subscribed; and that Committee, with the Assistance of the said Members of this House, or any Two of them, shall have Power to nominate and appoint fit Persons, for Collectors and Treasurers of the Monies, and for buying and providing of Horse and Arms, and other Ammunition, and shall have Power to raise Companies of Soldiers, Voluntiers, and to do all other Things necessary for the speedy Advancement of the Service; and the said Members of the House of Commons, or any Two of them, are required, from Time to Time, to make Report to this House of all the Proceedings in the Premises, for the Approbation thereof: And the Lord General is hereby desired to allow of such Commanders and other Officers for the said Forces, and to give Commissions unto them, as the said Committee shall present unto him, unless he shall find just Cause to the contrary."