House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 4 August 1659

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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, August the 4th, 1659.


State of the Government.

THE House, according to former Order, was this Day resolved into a Grand Committee, upon the Government.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.

Mr. Say took the Chair.

Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

Mr. Say reports from the Grand Committee for the Government, That the said Committee desire the Leave of this House, That they may sit again on Tuesday next.

Resolved, That the House be resolved into a Grand Committee, upon the Government, on Tuesday Morning next.

Army Commissions.

The House being informed, that divers Officers of the Army were at the Door;

They were called in: And, being come up to the Clerk's Table, in usual manner, Mr. Speaker acquainted them with the great Trust reposed in them by the Parliament and Commonwealth; and that the Parliament and Commonwealth expected Faithfulness from them to the Parliament and Commonwealth: And thereupon Mr. Speaker delivered them their Commissions; viz.

To Captain Richard Wisdome, his Commission to be Captain of a Company of Foot in Colonel Edward Salmon's Regiment:

To Quarter-master Wm. Whitby, his Commission to be Quarter-master of that Troop of Horse whereof Captain Richard Wagstaffe is Captain, in the Regiment of Colonel John Okey:

To Nathaniel Horseman, his Commission to be Cornet of a Troop of Horse whereof Captain Robert Wakelin is Captain, raised in the Hamlets of the Tower of London.