Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Wednesday, the 31st of March, 1652.
MR. Speaker, by way of Report, acquainted the Parliament, That a Person from the Prince of Condy delivered to him a Letter, directed, " To the Parliament of the Commonwealth of England:" Which said Letter, being subscribed " Louis de Bourbon," and being a Letter of Credence to Sieur De Barrier, dated at Agen, the 12th Day of March 1652, was this Day read.
Adventurers for Ireland.
The List was accordingly read; being intituled, " A Catalogue of the Names of such Persons as are certified from the several Counties therein mentioned, to be under Sequestration, either as Papists Delinquents, with whom the Commissioners have had no Rule to compound, or as Delinquents only, &c.
Resolved, That this List be committed to a Committee, to prepare the Names, in several Columns, of such of the Persons in this Bill, as are therein mentioned to have Estates of a like Value, together with the Values; and, upon the whole Debate of the House, to report the same to the House, for the Determination of the House, in order to the perfecting of the Bill for the additional Sale; and that they have Power to confer with such Persons as they shall think fit; and to present the Names of the Papist Delinquents by themselves: And, if they think fit, to consider of some Persons (having considerable Estates) to be presented to the House in the first Place, to be inserted into that Bill; and report the same to the House: And likewise that the same Committee do report to the House the particular Cases, certified from GoldsmithsHall, that they think fit, for the Consideration of the Parliament.