Statutes of the Realm: Volume 5, 1628-80. Originally published by Great Britain Record Commission, s.l, 1819.
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Recital that there are Arrears and Sums of Money upon the Assessment herein mentioned in the Hands of Collectors, &c.
Commissioners for disbanding the Army to cause Arrears and Sums of Money in Collectors Hands to be levied and paid to the late Treasurers at War.; Proviso for certain Disbursements herein mentioned.
Whereas there are severall great Summes of money yet uncollected and in arreare, and diverse Summes of money in the hands of the Collectors and not paid in; due upon the twelve monethes Assessment commencing the twenty fourth of June One thousand six hundred fifty nine, and upon the six monethes Assessment commencing the twenty fifth of December One thousand six hundred fifty nine for payment of the Arreares of His Majestyes Army now disbanding and to be disbanded notwithstanding all former orders, and His Majesties Proclamation for the speedy levying and collecting thereof. Bee it therefore enacted by the Kings most excellent Majestie and the Lords and Commons in this present Parliament assembled and by the authoritie of the same that the Commissioners nominated and appointed in the respective Countyes Cittyes and Corporations of this Kingdome, the Dominion of Wales and the Towne of Berwicke in an Act made this present Parliament for the speedy provision of money for disbanding and paying off the Forces of this Kingdome both by Land and Sea, doe forthwith cause all the said Arreares to be leavyed and collected by such wayes and meanes as the same was formerly appointed to be levyed and collected, and likewise all such summes of money as remaine in any Collectors hands to be speedily paid in to James Nelthorp and John Lawson Esquiers late Treasurers at Warr for and towards the speedy disbanding and paying off the said Forces, Provided alwayes that the Summe of five hundred and twenty pounds and twelve shillings disbursed by Robert Quarum Receiver Generall of the County of Cornwall by the desire and direction of the Commissioners of the Assessments and other gentlemen of the said County for the publique Service of the Kingdome. And alsoe the Summe of seaventy pounds disbursed by the Towne of Lyme Regis in the County of Dorcet for the same Service shall be and are hereby discharged and allowed unto the said Receiver and Towne of Lyme Regis as if the same had beene actually paid into the Treasurers appointed to receive the same. Any thing in this Act to the contrary thereof in any wise notwithstanding.