Die Martis, 25 Septembris, 1649.
Grant to General Lambert.
MR. Garland reports an Act for settling Three hundred Pounds per Annum upon Major General John
Lambert, and his Heirs: Which was this Day read the
First and Second time; and, upon the Question, committed to the same Committee that was appointed for the
Act for the General: And that Mr. Robinson, Sir Henry
Vane, Mr. Martyn, be added to that Committee: And
the Committee are to meet this Afternoon at Two of the
Clock, in the Exchequer Chamber.
Invalid Soldiers, &c.
The humble Petition of divers maimed Soldiers, which
have lost their Limbs, and of distressed Widows, whose
Husbands have lost their Lives, in the Parliament Service under the Lord Fairefax, was this Day read.
Ordered, That the Sum of Twenty thousand Pounds,
for the Composition of the Six Counties of North Wales,
shall be paid unto the Treasurers of the Army; and
shall be issued out by Warrant from the Committee of
the Army, according to such Orders and Instructions as
they have or shall receive from the Parliament, concerning
military Affairs, and not otherwise.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of the
Army, to take into Consideration the Petition of the
maimed Soldiers, and distressed Widows, this Day read;
to consider what is fit to be done for the Relief of the
Petitioners and to take such Order therein, as they shall
An Act for settling the Militias of the respective Counties of England and Wales was this Day read the First and
Second time; and, upon the Question, committed to a
Committee of the whole House.
Resolved, &c. That the House be resolved into a Grand
Committee on This-day-month, to take this Bill into
Consideration: And that Mr. Speaker do then put the
House in mind thereof; and leave the Chair accordingly.
Preserving the Peace.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Council of State, to
give Power and Instructions to such Persons, within the
several and particular Counties in England and Wales, as
they shall think fit, for preserving the Peace of the Commonwealth, and Preventing of all Tumults, Insurrections, and Invasions.