Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 5, 1646-1648. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Die Lunæ;, 18 Octobris, 1647.
Propositions to the King.
Resolved, &c. That instead of the Words "by the Council of State," in the Ninth Paper, concerning Election of Officers, these Words, "by such Committees as shall be appointed by both Houses of Parliament," be inserted.
Resolved, &c. That the Ninth Paper, concerning the Election of Officers, be committed to the same Committee: Who are to consider of other great Officers; and of a Provision for such as have been put out of their Offices for adhering to the Parliament; of a negative Voice, according to the Debate of the House, concerning all Officers of publick Trust; and to provide for the appointing of Ambassadors and Agents to reside Abroad, upon foreign Negotiations: And that Mr. Marten, Mr. Wheeler, Mr. Whitelock, Colonel Birch, Mr. Humsrey Edwards, Sir Christ. Yelverton, Mr. Holland, Sir Wm. Massam, Dr. Bond, Mr. Maynard, Mr. Ellis, Mr. * Pierrepoint, Lord Grey, Lieutenant General Cromwell, Colonel Ireton, Sir Thomas Widdrington, Colonel Harvey, Major Brooke, Major Scott, are added to this Committee: And they are to meet this Afternoon; and to bring it in To-morrow Morning.
Resolved, &c. That this Business be referred to the former Committee where Mr. Swynfen has the Chair, with the Addition this Day made to that Committee: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Five of Clock; and to report To-morrow Morning.
A Person sent for.
Resolved, &c. That Nicholas Mudsorte be forthwith sent for, and apprehended, as a Delinquent, by the Serjeant at Arms attending on this House: And that the Information, this Day given in against him, be referred to the Examination and Consideration of the Committee of Complaints.