Acts and Ordinances of the Interregnum, 1642-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1911.
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[10 May, 1645.]
Committee of Oxon, Bucks to take subscriptions for additional forces for taking Oxford.
It is this day Ordered and Ordained by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That the Committee of the three Counties of Oxon, Bucks and Berks, or any two of them, or such persons as that Committee shall appoint for this purpose, shall have Authority, and are hereby enabled to take the voluntary Subscriptions of any persons whatsoever, both Members of either House of Parliament and others, for the maintaining of additional Forces under the command of Major General Brown to those Forces he hath already, for four Moneths at the usual part for the taking of Oxford.
And what Forces and Money shall be raised by such voluntary contributions, shall be imployed for the taking of Oxford, and not diverted or imployed in any other service whatsoever.
And the said Committee of the three Counties are hereby Authorized to Treat and confer with any Committees or other persons of the City of London or elsewhere, for the better carrying on of this work; And are to bring in an Ordinance for this purpose.