September 1645: An Ordinance concerning Eight hundred Horse sent out of the Eastern Association for the safety of Lincolushire.

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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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September, 1645

[23 September, 1645.]

£6184 to be paid out of Excize to Thoma Tol, Esq. for maintenance of 800 Horse sent forth by; Eastern Association for safety of Lincolnshire

Whereas the Eastern Association hath sent forth Eight hundred horse under the command of Major Haynes for the safety of Lincolnshire, and the whole Association; and whereas the maintaining of the said horse for two Moneths, to commence the sixteenth of this instant September, will amount unto the sum of Six thousand one hundred fourscore and four pounds; Be it Ordained by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, that the Commissioners of Excize or New-Impost for the time being, do pay the said sum of Six thousand one hundred fourscore and four pounds, in course out of the Receipts of the Excize, by Ordinance of the eleventh of September 1643. (together with Interest for the same, after the rate of Eight pound per centum, for so long time as the same shall be forborn, before it become due as aforesaid) unto Thomas Toll Esquire, and Alderman of Lyn, or to such other person or persons as shall be nominated and appointed by the Committee of Lords and Commons for the said Association; and his or their Receipt to be his or their the said Commissioners of Excize sufficient Warrant and Discharge for the said Six thousand one hundred fourscore and four pounds, and Interest, and every part and parcel thereof: And it is likewise further Ordained, That the said Thomas Toll, or such other person or persons to be nominated and appointed as aforesaid, do pay the moneys by him or them so Received, to such persons of the several Counties of the said Association, as the said Committee, or any five or more of them, under their hands in writing shall order and appoint, according to the several proportions of Horse, as shall under the hands of the standing Committees of the said Association appear to have been sent forth by the several and respective Counties.