Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 4, 1644-1646. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Die Jovis, 14 Maii, 1646.
The House, according to Order, proceeded to take into further Consideration the Four last Papers, delivered in by the Scotts Commissioners, concerning the Propositions to be now sent to his Majesty for a safe and well-grounded Peace.
|Sir Arthur Haslerig,||Tellers for the Noe:||92.|
|Sir John Evelyn,||With the Noe,|
|Mr. Holles,||Tellers for the Yea:||99.|
|Sir Phil. Stapleton,||With the Yea,|
|Sir Arthur Haslerig,||Tellers for the Yea:||89.|
|Sir John Evelyn,||With the Yea,|
|Mr. Holles,||Tellers for the Noe:||121.|
|Sir Philip Stapleton,||With the Noe,|
Ordered, &c. That the House do proceed to take into further Consideration the First Paper of the Scotts Commissioners, containing their Answer to the whole Propositions, the first Business, To-morrow Morning; and so from Day to Day, till the Business of Propositions be finished: And that no other Business do intervene.
Ordered, &c. That the House do sit To-morrow in the Afternoon, for the Reading of such Ordinances as are to be passed for the Discharge of such Delinquents as have compounded, and whose Fines have been accepted by this House.
A Letter from the Commissioners of both Houses of Parliament, from Bawtry, of 11 Maii, Twelve at Night; with their Narrative of the Manner of the King's coming into the Scotts Army; and a Copy of their Letter to the Scotts Commissioners, of 11 Maii 1646; a Copy of the Scotts Commissioners Letter, of 10 Maii 1646, from Wetherby, to the Commissioners of both Houses; and the Copy of the Answer of the Commissioners of both Houses; the Scotts Commissioners Letter of the Tenth of May 1646; all of them inclosed in a Cover, directed to Mr. Speaker; were this Day read.
Ordered, &c. That a Letter of Thanks be signed by Mr. Speaker, and sent to the Commissioners of both Houses of the Parliament of England, appointed to reside with the Forces before Newarke, and of Approbation of their Proceedings in this Employment: And that Mr. Marten do prepare and bring in this Letter.
Resolved, &c. That Power be given to the Committee appointed to examine the whole Business concerning the Scotts Commissioners Letters staid and opened at the Guards, to examine Colonel Wilson, Mr. Estwick, and Captain Massy.