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 30th of January, 1651.
The House this Day resumed the Debate, upon the Report made from the Council of State touching Major General Lambert, to be Commander of the military Forces in Ireland, under the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.
Resolved, That the Council of State do take Notice of this Vote; and that they do write forthwith unto the Commissioners of the Parliament in Scotland, and also to Major General Lambert, that he do speedily repair hither, in Pursuance of this Vote.
Resolved, That the Council of State do perfect their Report touching the Names of the Persons to be excepted in the Qualifications of Ireland; and report the same to the Parliament on Friday next, the first Business.
Resolved, That the Committee to whom the Business of the Cheshire Officers is referred, have Power to inspect the Accompts of such of the said Officers, as are not stated: That they be stated according to the Rules for stating the Accompts of the Army; and that the said Committee have Power to give Order to the Committee for Accompts at Worcester House for the doing thereof, accordingly.
Claims on Publick Faith.
Resolved, That it be referred to the Committee for considering of Things of greatest Importance, &c. to take into Consideration the Business of the publick Faith; and to prepare a Draught of a Commission to be sent into the several Counties, for ascertaining the publick Faith; and to bring in a Commission and Instructions touching it; and Qualifications of the publick Faith fit to be satisfied; and how, and in what Manner, it may be paid; and report their Opinions to the House.
Ordered, That the Adventurers for Lands in Ireland be enjoined forthwith to attend the Committee sitting in the Speaker's Chamber, to consider of publick Business, for settling some speedy Way for the satisfying of their Adventures out of those Lands.