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.
ORDERED, That the Business touching Scotland be taken into Consideration on Thursday Morning next, the first Business; and nothing to intervene.
Resolved, That the Place for the Commissioners, touching Articles, to sit in, be the Star-Chamber.
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 Sir Oliver Fleming, Master of the Ceremonies, do give notice of this Order to the Lord Ambassador Extraordinary from the King of Portugall.
Sir James Harrington reports, from the Council of State, A Letter from General Blake, from aboard the
Resolution, off the North Foreland, of the Second of October 1652.
The Examination of Captain John Jacobson, aged Fifty-two Years, taken on board the Nonsuch, by Captain John Mildmay, 29 Septembris 1652.
And another Letter from General Blake, of the Third of October 1652. Which were all this Day read.
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.