Die Jovis, 26 Julii, 1649.
ORDERED, That it be referred to a Committee, to
take into Consideration the Articles of Christian Religion; and to consider what is further fit to be done concerning them; and to report their Opinions to the House:
Colonel Bosvile, Mr. Gurdon, Sir Henry Vane, Mr.
Marten, Sir Jo. Haughton, Colonel Purefoy, Sir Henry,
Myldmay, Sir William Masham, Colonel Fleetwood; Mr.
Holland, Mr. Reynolds, Mr. James Challener, Mr. Myles
Corbett, Mr. Scott, Colonel Venn, Mr. Rous, Mr. Peirpointe, Mr. Rawleigh, Mr. Masham, Mr. Garland, Sir
William Strickland, Sir Wm. Armyne, Sir Wm. Allenson.
Mr. Millington, Colonel Rich, Colonel Wilson, Mr. Boone,
Mr. Hodges, Dr. Palmer; or any Five of them: And all
that come to have Voices: And this Committee is to
meet in the Exchequer Chamber, To-morrow in the Afternoon at Two of the Clock; and to make Report to the
House with all convenient Speed.
And Mr. Gurdon and Mr. Rous are to take care of it.
Colonel Venne reports from the Committee of the
Army, an Estimate of the Number of Forces for England
and Ireland; together with their monthly Pay, according
to the Establishment.
Resolved, &c. That the Assessment of Ninety thousand
Pounds per mensem be continued for Three Months
Resolved, &c. That the Proportion of the Rates of
every County, for the Assessment of the Ninety thousand
Pounds per mensem, shall be according to the Rates
of the last Three Months Assessment.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of the
Army, to confer with the General, and Officers of the
Army, to consider wherein the last Act for taking off
Free Quarter, is defective; and to bring in an Act for
supplying those Defects, and for taking off Free Quarter.
Ordered, That the Committee of the Army do bring
in an Act for this Assessment of the Ninety thousand
Pounds per mensem; and leave therein a Latitude to
the several Counties touching the way of levying the
same, either by a Pound Rate, or otherwise.