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, 23d November, 1653.
Union with Scotland.
The Question being put, That the Clause, beginning in the Fourth Line of the Fourth Folio, and ending with the Word "Scotland," in the One-and-twentieth Line of the same Folio, shall stand as it is now amended;
Resolved, That these Words be added and inserted in the Nineteenth Line of the Third Folio, next after the Word "Union;" "That all the publick Seals, Seals of Office, and Seals of Bodies Civil or Corporate, in Scotland, which heretofore carried the Arms of the Kings of Scotland, shall from henceforth, instead thereof, carry the Arms of this Commonwealth; and, in lieu of any Motto relating to the said Kings, the said Seals shall carry correspondent Words and Circumscriptions referring to this Commonwealth."
Resolved, That the Clause in the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Lines, in these Words, "which import Vassalage and Servitude, as also all other Clauses of," be amended in these Words, "as also all other Clauses, which import Vassalage and Servitude, or."