Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 7, 1644. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Mercurii, 16 die Julii.
Justice Bacon, Leave to be absent.
E. of Denbigh, Leave to write to France.
Cable and Cross.
Massingberd & al. a Pass to France.
Paper from the Scots Commissioners, about the Wants of the Scots Army.
Message to the H. C. with it;
about the Peers Creation-money;
and about Mr. Baldwin being Gentleman Porter of The Tower.
3. To recommend the Petition of John Baldwin to them, concerning his contracting with the Gentleman Porter of The Tower, for his Place; and to desire their Concurrence in the Ordinance for his settling in that Place.
Message from the H. C. for a Conference about the Instructions, &c. for the Committees going to Scotland.
To desire a Conference, so soon as it may stand with their Lordships Convenience, concerning an Ordinance, and Instructions to be given to a Committee that are (fn. 1) to reside in the Scotch Army, with Reference to the Persons.
Lord Dacres, Leave to be absent.
Message from the H. C. about the Instructions for the Commissioners going to Scotland.
Upon reading the Petition of Purbeck Temple; humbly submitting himself to this House, being sorrowful for his Error and Crime; praying for the Pardon, Mercy, and Forgiveness of this Honourable House:"
Answer from the H. C.
Paper from the Scots Commissioners, concerning the Wants of their Army.
"We are desired to represent from the Scottish Army, how much they are discouraged in all their Undertakings, for Want of Victualls to their Infantry, whereof they cannot get soe much as Two Dayes Provisions together at One Tyme; but are forced to spend much of their Tyme in procuring a small Quantity of Victuall; and since now it will be necessary that the Infantry continue together encamped in One Place, and to the Intent they may not be forced to stragle in the Country, whereby there is Occasion given to the comon Souldier to comitt Disorders, we desire that Power be granted to the Comittee that is to reside with that Army, to cause furnish to the Infantry Two Hundred Pounds Sterling a Day, in Mony and Provisions, as they upon the Place shall finde Cause; whereby many Inconveniencies and Disorders will be prevented, and the Infantry provided for in a reguler and orderly Way.