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 Martis, 12 Decembris, 1648.
Ordered, That the Committee of the Navy do sit this Afternoon: And that the said Petition of the Merchant Adventurers of the Cities of Bristoll and Exon, &c. be referred to the said Committee: And that the Letter of the Lord Admiral, and the Paper therein inclosed, be also referred to the said Committee: And that Mr. Sallwey and Mr. Corbett take special Care of this Business.
Ordered, That Mr. Strickland's Letter, of 8 Novembris 1648, be likewise referred to the Committee of the Navy, to discharge the Ship called the Heart, coming from St. Thome, bound for Amsterdam, driven in upon the Coast in Wales, and staid by Authority of Parliament, if she be clear.
According to former Order, the House did this Day proceed in reading the Proposals and Desires of his Excellency the Lord Fairefax, and the General Council of Officers, of December the Sixth 1648: Which were this Day read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. * * * * (fn. 1).