William and Mary, 1694: An Act for raiseing the Militia of this Kingdome for the yeare [1694] although the Moneths Pay formerly advanced be not repayed, [Chapter XIX. Rot. Parl. pt. 4. nu. 2.]

Statutes of the Realm: Volume 6, 1685-94. Originally published by Great Britain Record Commission, s.l, 1819.

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'William and Mary, 1694: An Act for raiseing the Militia of this Kingdome for the yeare [1694] although the Moneths Pay formerly advanced be not repayed, [Chapter XIX. Rot. Parl. pt. 4. nu. 2.]', in Statutes of the Realm: Volume 6, 1685-94, (s.l, 1819) pp. 482-483. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/statutes-realm/vol6/pp482-483 [accessed 13 April 2024]

Reciting 13 & 14. Car. II. c. 3. § 7.

Reciting that upon the Invasion by the French, it was necessary to draw out the Soldiers, &c. with Pay in Hand; And that the like Occasion may happen during the present War.; If found necessary before 25th March, 1695, Lieutenants, &c. may draw out Soldiers with Pay in Hand, although Pay before advanced be not reimbursed.

WHEREAS by an Act of Parliament made in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth yeares of the Raigne of His late Majestie King Charles the Second entituled An Act for ordering the Forces in the severall Counties of this Kingdome It was (amongst other things) enacted That in case of Invasions Insurrecc[i]ons or Rebellions whereby Occasion should be to drawe out the Soldiers mentioned and appointed in and by the said Act into actuall Service the persons charged by the said Act with Horses Horsemen and Armes or with Foote Soldiers and Armes should provide each theire Soldier respectively with pay in hand not exceedeing One Months Pay as should be in that behalfe directed by the respective Lieutennants of the severall Counties and in theire absence or otherwise by theire direcc[i]on by theire Deputies or any Two or more of them for repayment of which said moneys and for satisfacc[i]on of the Officers for theire Pay dureing such time not exceedeing One moneth as aforesaid as they should be with theire Soldiers in such actuall Service itt was thereby declared That Provision should be made for the same by his said Majestie his Heires and Successors out of his or theire publicke Treasury or Revenue:- Neverthelesse itt was thereby further provided and enacted That in case a Moneths Pay should be provided and advanced as aforesaid that noe person who should have advanced his proporc[i]on thereof should be charged with any other like moneths Payment untill he or they should have beene reimbursed the said months Pay and soe from time to time the said months Pay by him or them last before provided and advanced as aforesaid:- And whereas upon the Invasion of the Coasts of this Kingdome by the French it was found necessary for the publicke Defence and Safety to drawe out the said Soldiers into actuall Service and to charge the said persons to provide each theire Soldier respectively with Pay in Hand although the months pay by severall of them before that time provided and advanced was not nor could be reimbursed:- And whereas the like occasion may possibly happen dureing the p[re]sent Warr Be it therefore enacted by the King and Queenes most excellent Majesties by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spirituall and Temporall and Co[m]mons in this p[re]sent Parliament assembled and by the authority of the same. That if att any time before the Five and twentieth day of March in the yeare of our Lord One thousand six hundred ninety and five it shall be found by theire Majesties to be necessary for the Defence and Safety of this Kingdome to drawe out the said Soldiers into actuall Service and the same shall be declared or signified to the respective Lieuetennants or Deputy Lieutennants and Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports Two antient Townes and theire Members or in his absence his Lieutenant or Lieutennants by theire Majesties it shall be lawfull for the said Lievtennants or theire Deputies or any Two or more of them as aforesaid and the Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports Two antient Townes and theire Members or in his absence his Leiutenant or Lieutenants in pursuance of such Orders from theire Majesties notwithstanding that one or more months Pay before that time advanced be not reimbursed to raise and drawe out the said Soldiers into actuall Service and to cause the persons charged as aforesaid to provide each theire Soldier with Pay in Hand not exceedeing One months Pay in such manner as if all the Pay before that time advanced and provided had beene fully reimbursed and paid:-