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, January the 6th, 1659.
Thanks to Gen. Monck.
Ordered, That Letters of Thanks from the Parliament be written to General Monck, acknowledging his faithful Service, and high Deservings; and that he, taking care for the Safety and Preservation of Scotland in his Absence, be desired, as speedily as he can, to come up to London.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Council of State, to draw this Letter to be sent to General Monck, upon the Circumstances debated in the House; and report it to the House: And that the same be signed and sealed by Mr. Speaker with the Seal of the Parliament.
Col. Lytcot, &c.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Commissioners for the Army, to take care, that Colonel Lytcot, Colonel Saunders, and Major Barton, be preferred to Places of Command in the Army, according to their Merit, and according to the Desire of General Monck in his Letter.
Thanks to Ld. Fairfax.
Ordered, That a Letter of Thanks be written from the Parliament to the Lord Fairfax, for his good Service done for the Parliament: And that the Lord Fairfax be desired to give the Thanks of this House to the other Gentlemen, who assisted him in the Service of the Parliament.
Colonel White reports Amendments to the additional Bill to the Act, intituled, An Act for borrowing Twenty thousand Pounds, for the Service of the Commonwealth: Which were twice read; and, upon the Question, agreed unto.
Renouncing Charles II.
A Bill for taking and subscribing an Oath by every Member that now sits, or hereafter shall fit, in Parliament, for renouncing the Title of Charles Stewart, and of every other single Person, to the Crown or Government of these Nations, was this Day read the Second time.