[15 March, 1644/5.]
Ord. 21 Feb., 1644. Customs' Commissioners to pay third part of Customs on Currants for Gloucester Garrison.
Whereas by Ordinance of Parliament beareing date Die Veneris
21. Feb. 1644. It is Ordained (int. alia) that one third part of
the profit that shall arise out of the Customes payable upon
Currans shall be appropriated to the Garrison of Glocester. It
is this day Ordered by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament that the Commissioners of the Customes, shall from time
to time, during the continuance of the said Ordinance, pay over
all the said third part of the Profit that shall arise out of
the Custome, payable upon Currans, unto Nathaniel Stephens,
Thomas Hodges, and Thomas Pury, Esquires, Members of the
House of Commons, for the use of the Garrison of Glocester upon
account (if the said Garrison be continued a Garrison) takeing
their receipt for the same, which shall be to the said Commissioners and every of them a sufficient discharge in that behalfe.