Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Friday, the 20th of October, 1654.
Settling the Government.
THE House, according to former Order, was this Day resolved into a Committee of the whole House, upon the Government.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Hoskins was called to the Chair.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Mr. Hoskins reports, The Desire of the said Committee, That the House would give Leave, that the Committee may sit again To-morrow Morning.
Resolved, That the House be resolved into a Committee of the whole House To-morrow Morning, upon the Government, according to former Order.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That Colonel Montagu, a Member of this House, have Leave to go into the Country for a Fortnight, by reason of his Sickness.