Wednesday, January 25th, 1659.
ORDERED, That it be referred to a Committee, to
inform themselves, by such Ways and Means as they
shall think fit, What Monies have been raised or levied
upon the Acts for the Militias, or any Orders, in pursuance,
or by colour thereof, or by any other Power; and by what
Authority, and how, the same hath been disposed of:
With Power to send for Persons, Papers, and Witnesses:
Viz. unto Sir James Harrington, Colonel Lister, Mr. Henry
Darley, Mr. West, Colonel Hutchinson, Sir John Trevor,
Colonel White, Mr. Dormer, Colonel Martin, Sir Arthur
Hesilrig, Colonel Pyne, Mr. Gurdon, Colonel Peter Temple,
Mr. Nelthorpe, Sir Michael Levisey, Colonel Birch, Mr.
Trenchard, Mr. Millington, Mr. Weaver, Sir Peter Wentworth, Captain Skynner, Mr. Richard Darley, Mr.
Lenthall, Sir Wm. Brereton, Mr. Robert Goodwin, Lord
Commissioner Lisle, Mr. Cawley, Colonel James Temple,
Colonel Fagg, Colonel Dove, Colonel Downes, Colonel
Lassells, Colonel Waite: And all that come to have
Voices: And are to meet, this Afternoon, at Three of
the Clock, in the Exchequer-Chamber.
Ordered, That the Bill for settling the Office of ClerkAssistant to the Parliament on Ralph Darnall Esquire,
appointed to be read the Second time this Day, be read
the Second time on this Day Sevennight.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Council of State,
to consider, How the Militia Forces, that have been
faithful to the Parliament, may be paid off for the Time
they were employed by the Parliament: And that such of
the Militia Forces, as they shall think fit, be sent to their
own Houses, that they be no further Charge to the Commonwealth; and report their Opinion and Proceedings
therein to the Parliament.
Resolved, That the Door be shut.
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Ordered, That the Business concerning * Clement, the
Bailiff of Wantage, concerning his Proclaiming of a
County-Court at Abingdon, for Election of a Member to
serve in Parliament, be referred to the Council of State;
to examine the same; and report their Opinion therein to
the Parliament forthwith.
The House proceeded in the Bill for an Assessment.
Resolved, That the Lord Chief Justice Newdigate, and
Tho. Boughton of *, be added Commissioners in the
County of Warwick.
Ordered, That the Qualifications be brought in on
Saturday next, in order to the Choice of Members to
serve in Parliament.