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, 8 Januarii, 1649.
Maudlyn Col. Oxon.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee touching the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge, to consider how the Heads of Houses, in the several Universities, may be settled and disposed of, without further Trouble to this House; and to present an Act to the House to that Purpose.
Ordered, That the Council of State do prepare a Letter, to be signed by Mr. Speaker, and sent to the Lord Lieutenant for that Purpose; and also to tender him the Thanks of this House, for his great Service and Faithfulness to the Commonwealth.
Grant to General Cromwell.
Grant to Ld. Broghill.
Ordered, That the Custody of so much of the Lord Muskerrie's Estate, as amounts to the Value of a Thousand Pounds per Annum, be granted to the Lord Broghill, until such Time as the County where the Lord Broghill's Estate doth lie, shall be gained from the Power of the Enemy: And that the Council of State do write a Letter to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, to grant him the Custodium accordingly.
Ordered, That the Letter from the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland be referred to the Council of State, to consider of it; and present their Opinions, touching the Particulars contained in it, to the House.
Goldsmiths Hall Revenue.
Ordered, That the Committee of Goldsmiths Hall be required to report to the House, how the Three hundred thousand Pounds, formerly voted, is likely to be raised from thence; and that the Committee be injoined to meet this Afternoon to that Purpose: And that they have Power to adjourn to any Place within Westminster.