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, 12 Julii, 1647.
Charge against the Eleven Members.
A Copy of the Letter sent to the Commissioners with the Army, upon the Occasion of the Paper of Charge against the Eleven Members, of 23 Junii 1647; a Copy of a Letter, to be sent likewise to the Commissioners of the Army, for their sending up the particular Charge and Proofs against the Eleven Members, of 29 Junii 1647; also the Prayer of the Petition of the Members, charged by the Army, who subscribed the same; were all of them read.
A Letter from the Commissioners with the Army, from Reading, of 11 Julii 1647, with a Paper inclosed, dated at Reading, July the 10th 1647, intituled, "A Copy of the General's Answer, sent unto the Commissioners, touching the Scotts Letters intercepted;" were read.
Resolved, &c. That a Copy of the General's Answer, delivered to the Commissioners of both Houses, concerning the Intercepting of Letters going to Scotland, be communicated to the Scotts Commissioners.
Message from Lords.
The Duke of Yorke hath received a Letter from the King; which the Earl of Northumberland communicated to the House of Peers; with the Desire of the Duke of Yorke: Upon which the Lords have conceived an Order; in which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
The Lords do recommend unto the Consideration of this House the Petition concerning the Adventurers to the Isle of Providence: The humble Petition of the distressed Protestants, late of Ireland, and now remaining within the Cities and Suburbs of London and Westminster: The Petition of divers French Gentlemen, Reformado Officers.
Ordered, by the Lords and Commons, that the Houses think fit, that the Duke of Yorke, the Duke of Gloucester, and the Princess Elizabeth, do go to see the King; and to stay with him Two Nights: And that the Earl of Northumberland be appointed to go with them: As for the Place, Providing of Money, and all Accommodations relating to this Business, that it be referred to the Committee of the Revenue.
Letters to be read.
Message to be considered.
Hamilton's, &c. Petition.
Answer to Lords.
Answer returned by the same Messengers; That this House has considered their Lordships Message: As to the Order for the King's Children to go to see him, they do agree: To the rest, they will send Answer by Messengers of their own.