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 8th of November, 1654.
Settling the Government.
THE House was this Day, according to former Order, 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 Desires of the said Committee, That the House would give Leave, the said Committee may sit again on Monday Morning next, upon the Government, according to former Order.
Resolved, That the House be resolved into a Committee of the whole House, on Monday Morning next, upon the Government, according to former Order.
Committee to sit.
Resolved, That the Sub-Committee appointed to attend the Lord Protector, have Liberty to sit in the Afternoons; notwithstanding the Sitting of the Grand Committees of the whole House.