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 Lunæ, 5 Januarii, 1645.
It is Resolved, &c. That the Grand Committee of the whole House shall sit this Afternoon at Two of the Clock, upon the Affairs of Ireland: And that the House do sit on Thursday in the Afternoon, to hear Reports upon Petitions.
The Lords have commanded us to bring you these Two Ordinances; one for Mr. Pym; late a Member of this House; the Ordinance for Mr. Serle, a Member of this House: They both first moved from this House: And the Lords have agreed to them, with these Alterations; to which they desire your Concurrence.
The Lords desire the Concurrence of this House in adding those Names to the Committee of Sequestrations, in the County of Devon, formerly recommended by the Lords in Parliament, being Persons of Quality, known Integrity, and well deserving of the State.
The Lords do desire, That, at the Conference which is now appointed between both Houses, they may confer with you concerning the Ordinance for making Covent-Garden a Parish by itself, if it may stand with the Conveniency of this House.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of the West, upon Advice with the Committees below in the Country, to nominate to this House sit Persons to be added to the Committees of Sequestrations in the County of Devon.
The House hath considered your Message: And, as to the Amendments to the Ordinance for Mr. Pym, and to a Conference concerning the Ordinance for Covent-Garden, they do agree: And, as to the rest, they will send Answer by Messengers of their own.
Sir Wm. Waller presented, from the Committee of both Kingdoms, a Paper from the Scotts Commissioners, in Reference to the Letter to be sent in Answer to his Majesty's late Letters: The which was read; and appointed to be taken into Consideration To-morrow Morning.
Resolved, &c. That it be referred to the Members of both Houses that are of the Committee of both Kingdoms, to communicate this Vote to the Scotts Commissioners; and to take care, that the same may be observed, accordingly.