Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Monday, the 2d of February, 1656.
MR. Drake reports from the Committee appointed to attend his Highness the Lord Protector, for his Consent to the Declaration touching the Thanksgiving, That, having attended on his Highness with the said Declaration, his Highness hath given his full and free Consent thereunto.
Ordered, That the Declaration for a Day of Thanksgiving, on the Twentieth of February Instant, be forthwith printed and published; and that the same be sent to the Sheriffs of the respective Counties and Shires: Who are required to take care, That the same be delivered to the Ministers of the respective Parishes and Congregations.
Hayes', &c. Petition.
Ordered, That this Petition be referred to the Committee for Trade, to examine the Matters therein contained; and report the State thereof, with their Opinion, to the House: And that the Committee be impowered, in case all Parties do consent, finally to determine this Business between them.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That this Petition be referred to a Committee, to examine the Business; and to consider of some Way, how Satisfaction may be given to the Petitioner; and to offer their Opinion therein to the House: Viz. to Sir Christofer Pack, Mr. Robinson, Alderman Foote, Colonel Mathews, Colonel Hughson, Master of the Rolls, Mr. Fowell, Mr. Stanley, Mr. Cole, Mr. Bodurda, Mr. Nest, Dr. Clarges, Mr. Cobb, Mr. Stone, Mr. Stephens, Captain Hatsell, Lord Chief-Justice Glyn, Captain Blakwell, Mr. Lloyd, Mr. Bond, Colonel Fitz-James, Mr. Bampfeild, Mr. John Ash, Mr. Roll, Mr. Pury, Mr. Alsop, Sir John Hobart, Sir Richard Onsloe, General Disbrow, Colonel Grosvenor, Mr. Hampden, Mr. Brewster, Sir Tho. Honywood, Colonel Rous, Colonel Purefoy: And are to meet To-morrow, at Two of Clock in the Afternoon, in the Duchy-Chamber.
Grant to Gen. Monck.
Mr. Downing reports Amendments to the Bill for Settling of the Barony of Kaniell, and other Lands in Scotland, in pursuance of several Orders of Parliament, on General George Monck: Which were twice read.
The Question being propounded, That the Petition of Elizabeth Duchess of Hamilton, Relict of William late Duke of Hamilton, and of the Ladies Anne, Elizabeth, Mary, and Margaret, their Four Daughters, be referred to the Committee, to whom this Bill was referred, to examine the Matter contained therein, and to settle an Agreement between the Parties concerned, if they can; if not, then to make a Report of their Opinion to the House;
|Sir Rich. Onsloe,||Tellers for the Yeas:||66.|
|Colonel Fitz-James,||With the Yeas,|
|Dr. Clarges,||Tellers for the Noes:||81.|
|Mr. Harvey,||With the Noes,|
Resolved, That the Petition of Elizabeth Duchess Hamilton, Relict of Wm. late Duke of Hamilton, and of the Ladies Anne, Elizabeth, Mary, and Margarett, their Four Daughters, be referred to the Committee, to whom this Bill was referred, to examine the Matter contained therein, and to settle an Agreement between the Parties concerned, if they can; if not, then to make a Report of their Opinion to the House.
Resolved, That the Lord Lambert, Lord Commissioner Fynes, Sir Rich. Onsloe, Colonel Grosvenor, Mr. Robinson, Mr. Drake, Colonel Cooper, Sir Rich. Lucy, Colonel Hewson, Mr. Bodurda, Mr. Bedford, Mr. Lawrence, Colonel Fitz-James, Mr. Smyth, Master of the Rolls, Colonel Sidenham, Mr. Nath. Bacon, be added to this Committee: And are to meet To-morrow in the Afternoon, at Two of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.