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, Maii 1, 1645.
According to former Order, the Grand Committee of the whole House proceeded to the further Consideration of the Business concerning such as are not to be admitted to the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper upon Point of Scandal.
Resolved, &c. That Colonel Massie shall have Two hundred Pounds bestowed freely upon him, in Acknowledgment of his Service: And the Committee of the Revenue is desired to pay this Two hundred Pounds to Mr. Recorder, or such as he shall appoint to receive the same, for Colonel Edw. Massie.
Ordered, That the Committee of Lords and Commons for Advance of Monies, at Haberdashers-Hall, do pay out so much Monies as shall satisfy and pay for Six Horses, for Service, with Saddles and Furniture, to be bestowed upon Colonel Massie.
Mr. Recorder is desired to take care for the Providing of these Horses and Furniture; and is to prepare a Letter, to be sent to Colonel Massie, from Mr. Speaker, to acknowledge his last Service, and to encourage him for the future.
Sir Peter Wentworth is ordered to prepare a Letter, to be sent from Mr. Speaker, to Lieutenant-General Cromwell, to thank him for, and to acknowledge his great Services done to the State; and therein to take notice of the good Service done by Colonel Jo. Fienis.
It is thereupon Ordered, That the States Ambassador shall have Audience from the Commons, assembled in the Parliament of England, To-morrow, the Second of this Instant, at Eleven of Clock: And Sir Oliver Fleming Knight, Master of the Ceremonies, is hereby desired to acquaint the States Ambassador herewith.
Ordered, That the State shall have the Granado-Shells delivered into the Magazine: And that Four hundred Pounds be charged upon the Excise, for Payment of the Munster Officers, according to the former Order.