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 Martis, Novembris 11 , 1645.
THE Grand Committee, according to former Order, sat upon the Propositions for a safe and well-grounded Peace.
Sir Tho. Widdrington in the Chair.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Resolved, &c. That this House doth nominate and approve of Lieutenant-Colonel Bulstrode to be Governor of the Garison of Ailesbury: And that the Members of both Houses that are of the Committee of both Kingdoms, do grant him a Commission accordingly.
The Lords Concurrence to be desired herein.
An Ordinance for reimbursing to the Commissioners of Excise, the Sum of One thousand Pounds, out of the Receipts of the Excise, in Course, with Interest for the same, advanced and lent by them for the Service of the Garison of Abingdon, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.
An Ordinance for the Payment of Three thousand Pounds, out of the Receipts of the Excise, in Course, with Interest for the same, to be issued and paid unto Charles Lloyd, one of the Commissioners for the Customs, for the Providing of Cloathing, Ammunition, Pay, and other Necessaries, for the Soldiers, under the Command of MajorGeneral Langherne, was this Day read; and, upon the Question, passed; and ordered to be sent unto the Lords for their Concurrence.
Two Letters from the Committee at Yorke, the one of 7 , the other of 8 Novembris, 1645, from Yorke, were this Day read.
A Letter from the Committee of War, from Yorke, of 8 Novembris 1645, was this Day read.
A Letter from Colonel Francis Lassells, from before Bolton-Castle, of 5 Novembris 1645, with the Articles inclosed, concerning the Rendition of the said Castle, were this Day read.
The Answer to the Scotts Papers was this Day read: And
It is Ordered, That it be read and taken into Consideration To-morrow, the first Business: And that then likewise, the Report be made by the Commissioners employed into Scottland; and the whole Business of the North taken into Consideration: And that no other Business intervene: And that Mr. Speaker put the House in mind of it.
Resolved, &c. That, in the Pass to be given to Prince Rupert, Prince Maurice, and the rest, instead of these Words, "Parliament of England," it be expressed "against both Houses of the Parliament of England, or against the Estates of the Parliament of Scottland, or against their Forces in any of the King's Dominions."
Resolved, &c. That, in the Instructions to be given to those who are to receive the Engagements of Prince Rupert, Prince Maurice, and the rest, that are to have a Pass to go beyond Seas, instead of these Words, "Parliament of England," it be expressed "against both Houses of the Parliament of England, or against the Estates of the Parliament of Scottland, or against their Forces in any of the King's Dominions."
Resolved, &c. That it be signified to the Prince, That a Pass is granted for him; but that a Convoy cannot be appointed, till he shall signify, What Number of Persons are to go, and at what Port: And that it be referred to the Committee of both Kingdoms, to dispatch this Business; and to acquaint the Prince herewith accordingly.
Ordered, &c. That the Merchants may entertain the Person that is coming from the Emperor of Russia, in such manner as usually they have done to Persons of the Quality he shall come in. And
It is further Ordered, That the Committee for Sequestrations at Campden-House do forthwith provide him a House for his Accommodation, during his Abode here.
Ordered, &c. That the Letter from the Committee of the County of Dorsett, concerning the Delinquents of their County, be referred to the Committee at Goldsmiths-Hall.