Acts and Ordinances of the Interregnum, 1642-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1911.
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[15 February, 1648/9.]
Allowances to Sheriffs upon passing their Accompts.
Be it Enacted by Authority of this present Parliament, That the Charges which the respective Sheriffs of the several Counties in England and Wales, shall at any time hereafter be at in passing their Accompts in the Exchequer (deducting the usual Allowances made to them) shall upon their delivering notes of Receipts of such Charges, under the hands of the several Officers of the Exchequer to whom they shall pay the same (which notes the said Officers are hereby required to give unto the said Sheriffs respectively, under their hands) be deducted and allowed unto them respectively, out of the Moneys which they shall pay in to the Receipt of the Exchequer, to the use of the Commonwealth upon such their respective Accompts; And the Commissioners of the Revenue, Barons of the Exchequer, and all other Officers in the Receipt or otherwise, whom it doth or may concern, are hereby authorized and required to take notice hereof, and to make such Deduction and allowance accordingly.