Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Tuesday, the 16th of August, 1653.
Ordered, That Sir Anth. Ashley Cooper, Alderman Titchborne, Mr. Spence, Mr. Sadler, Colonel Sidenham, Major-General Desborow, Mr. Moyer, Mr. Squib, or any Three of them, do withdraw, and bring in a Clause upon the Debate of the House, instead of the Clause contained in the 7th, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, and 14th Line of the Fourth Page.
Envoy at Constantinople.
Colonel Titchborne reports from the Council of State, Instructions unto Mr. Richard Lawrence, to be observed in his Employment to Constantinople; as also, A Draught of a Letter to Sir Thomas Bendish; another to the Grand Seignior; and a Third to the Vizier: Which were this Day read.
Mr. St. Nicholas reports from the Council of State, The Examinations, which were by them taken, of the Persons who lately delivered to the Parliament a Petition on the Behalf of Lieutenant-Colonel John Lilborne: Which were this Day read.
Prisoners sent to Bridewell.
Ordered, That the said Persons who are now in the Custody of the Serjeant at Arms, by Order of this House; viz. William Trevor, Robert Brook, James Briggs, John Blow, and one other Person, who refuseth to discover his Name, be committed to Bridewell, London; there to remain, and be kept to hard Labour, during the Pleasure of the Parliament.