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, 28th of December, 1659.
Resolved, upon the Question, by the Parliament, That this House doth approve of the Action of the Forces in securing the Castle of Windsor for the Parliament: And that the Thanks of this House be given them for their good Affection and Service therein: And the House doth declare, That they will take into Consideration their good Service in due time.
Army Committee, &c.
Resolved, That the Committee for the Army, and Treasurers at War, be continued, and authorized to act according to such former Powers and Instructions as are mentioned in the Act of Assessments for all Monies therein mentioned, and for any other Monies that shall be, before the Tenth Day of January next, appointed for Pay of the Army.
Ordered, That it be referred to a Committee to look into the Acts touching Delinquents and Popish Recusants; and give an Account to the Parliament, What they think fit to be done therein touching the Monies and Rents payable thereupon; with Power to bring in a Bill for Supply of any Defect in the said Acts, if they see Cause: Viz. unto Sir Tho. Widdrington, Mr. Weaver, Mr. Baron Hill, Lord Chief-Baron Wild, Baron Nicholas, or any Two of them: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Two of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Committee of Inspections.
Ordered, That Five be the Quorum of the Committee touching absent Members: And Mr. Corbet is desired to take care of that Business: And the said Committee are to fit in the Speaker's Chamber, this Afternoon, at Two of the Clock.
Ordered, That a Committee be appointed to bring in a Bill for indemnifying all such Soldiers as have returned to their Obedience to the Parliament; viz. Mr. Scott, Mr. Weaver, Mr. Ralegh, Mr. Solicitor Reynolds, Sir James Harrington, Mr. Martyn, Colonel Fagg, Mr. Say, Mr. Robinson, Colonel Thompson, or any Three of them: And are to meet this Afternoon, at Three of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.