Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Thursday, the 4th of February, 1657.
ORDERED, That Sir Anthony Ashley Cooper, Mr. Gewen, Sir Thomas Stile, Mr. Whitgreave, Mr. Serjeant Thorpe, Mr. Whitway, Mr. Henry Darley, Mr. Dewy, Mr. Reynell, Colonel Welden, Mr. Barker, and Captain Greenevile, be added to the Committee to whom the Bill for repairing of Highways is committed.
Appellation of the Other House.
The House, according to the Order made Yesterday, resumed the Debate, touching the Appellation of the Other House.
Message to attend Protector.
Mr. Speaker informed the House, That the Usher of the Black Rod was at the Door, with a Message from his Highness:
Whereupon he was called in: And, having made his Obeisance, and approached towards the Middle of the House, he delivered his Message in these Words; viz.
Mr. Speaker, His Highness is in the Lords House; and desires to speak with you.
Resolved, &c. That the Debate this Day resumed, touching the Appellation of the Other House, be adjourned, till the House return.
Resolved, &c. That the House be adjourned till they return.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair; and went, with the House, to his Highness: Where his Highness did declare; and accordingly, did dissolve, this present Parliament.