Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Tuesday, the 5th of October, 1652.
Embassy from Portugall.
Ordered, That the Business touching Portugall be referred to the Council of State; and that the Council of State be impowered to hear what the Lord Ambassador Extraordinary from the King of Portugall shall propose; and to treat with him; and report it to the House, from time to time, as they shall see Occasion.
Ordered, That the Bill touching the Sale of several Lands and Estates forfeited to the Commonwealth for Treason, be read To-morrow Morning, the first Business; nothing to intervene: And that Mr. Speaker do put the House in mind thereof.