July 1645: An Ordinance for Raising of Moneys for maintaining of 500. Horse to be raised in the Eastern Association.

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Acts and Ordinances of the Interregnum, 1642-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1911.

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July, 1645

[10 July, 1645.]

£13000 to be paid to Thomas Toll Esq. for maintenance of 500 Horse to be raised in Eastern Association.

Whereas Five hundred Horse are forthwith to be raised out of the Eastern Association, to be sent towards the borders of the said Association: And whereas the charge of the raising of the said Horse, and maintaining them four Moneths, doth amount unto the sum of Thirteen thousand pounds; It is this day Ordered by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That Thomas Foot Esq; Alderman of the city of London, and the rest of the Commissioners of Excize and new Impost, do pay the said sum of Thirteen thousand pounds unto Thomas Toll Esq; one of the Aldermen of Lyn in the County of Norfolk, or to such other person or persons as shall be nominated and appointed by the Committee of the Members of the House of Commons for the said Association, together with the Interest for the same, after the rate of eight pounds per cent. for so long time as the same or any part thereof shall be forborn, as the same shall follow in course after the Assessments that are now charged upon the said Excize and new Impost; and shall not by any other Order or Ordinance of one or both Houses of Parliament be debarred from satisfying and reimbursing themselves accordingly; and that the same Commissioners of Excize shall pay the said sum of Thirteen thousand pounds unto the said Thomas Toll, or to such other person or persons to be nominated as aforesaid, for the use aforesaid, whose Receipt shall be their sufficient discharge in this behalf: And that the said Thomas Toll or such other person or persons as shall be nominated as aforesaid, do pay the Money by him so received, to such persons of the several Counties of the said Association, as the standing Committee of the several Counties of that Association respectively, or any five or more of them under their hands in writing shall nominate and appoint, according to the proportions of Horse Assessed, and set upon the Counties of the said Association by Order of both Houses of Parliament, bearing date the fifth of July, 1645.