Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 6, 1648-1651. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Die Mercurii, 29 Novembris, 1648.
Die Publicæ Humiliationis.
Thanks for Sermons.
ORDERED, That Mr. Tate do, from this House, give Thanks unto Mr. Sedgwick, for the great Pains he took in his Sermon preached this Day at Margarett's, Westminster, before the House of Commons, it being a Day of Publick Humiliation: And that he be desired to print his Sermon: Wherein he is to have the like Privilege of printing it, as others in the like kind usually have had.
Ordered, That Colonel Wilson do, from this House, give Thanks to Mr. George Cockayne, for the great Pains he took in his Sermon preached this Day at Margarett's, Westminster, before the House of Commons, it being a Day of Publick Humiliation: And that he be desired to print his Sermon: Wherein he is to have the like Privilege of printing it, as others in the like kind usually have had.
Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Petition of the Lord Mayor and Common Council of the City of London, touching the Augmentation of Ministers Maintenance, within the Province of London, is referred, have Power to send for, and confer with, such Persons of the said Province as they shall think fit, upon the Matters contained in the said Petition.
I. of Wight and King's Person.
A Letter from Carisbrook Castle, of 28 Novembris 1648, with the Copies of Two several Letters, signed, "By the Appointment of the General Council of Officers at Windsore, 25 Novembris 1648;" the one directed "To Colonel Robert Hamond, Governor of the Isle of Wight, or to Colonel Ewers, or the Chief Commander of the Forces there;" the other directed "To Colonel Hammond, Governor of the Isle of Wight;" and Instructions from Colonel Hamond to Sir Robert Dillington Baronet; and other Instructions to Captain Thomas Bowerman, Major Edmund Rolffe, and Captain Howes, for the Safety of the Island, and Care of the King's Person, in the Absence of Colonel Hammond; were all this Day read.
Ordered, That a Letter be written to the General, acquainting him with the Letter, and Orders received from Colonel Hamond; and to acquaint him, That his Orders given to Colonel Ewer, is contrary to the Resolution of the Houses, and the Instructions given to Colonel Hamond; and to desire him to recall the said Order, and to command Colonel Hamond presently to return back to his Charge in the Isle of Wight.