Act regarding the necessaries for the army

The which day our sovereign lord and estates of parliament, considering how necessary it is that horses, carts, ropes and other equipment convenient for carrying provision for the army and transporting the ammunition and baggage be in readiness, therefore do hereby command and charge that all horses, carts and ropes, wicker baskets and other equipment necessary to the effect foresaid be in readiness to come in such numbers to such places and with such equipment as the commissioners or any of them shall appoint; and that upon 12 hours' advertisement to be given for that effect under all highest pain that after may follow; and ordain public proclamation to be made hereof that none pretend ignorance.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.95r.