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, 17 Septembris, 1650.
Thanks giving Day.
SIR Henry Vane reports a Narrative, setting forth the Grounds and Reasons for setting apart the Eighth Day of October next, for a Day of Publick Thanksgiving; and, An Act for setting apart the said Day for a Day of Publick Thanksgiving.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Council of State, to take care, as well by the Ways and Means appointed by the Act for Sheriffs to appoint Deputies, as otherwise, That the said Act and Narrative be forthwith sent to the Sheriffs, to be dispersed to the several Ministers, and put in Execution: And they are to give an Account thereof to the Parliament.
Ordered, That the Sheriffs of the respective Counties within England and Wales be required and injoined forthwith to send to the Ministers of the several Parishes in their respective Counties, the Act for setting apart Tuesday the Eighth of October 1650, for a Day of Publick Thanksgiving; together with a Narrative and Declaration of the Grounds thereof.
Declaration of the King.
|Sir Henry Vane,||Tellers for the Yeas:||16.|
|Alderman Atkin,||With the Yeas,|
|Earl of Pembroke,||Tellers for the Noes:||20.|
|Colonel Martin,||With the Noes:|