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 27th of January 1651.
Council of Officers Petition.
THE House being informed, That divers Officers of the Army were at the Door, they were called in. And being come to the Bar, Commissary General Whalley did inform the House, That, by Command of the general Council of Officers of the Army, he and the rest of the Officers were commanded to attend the Parliament, with a Tender of their humble Desires.
Ambassy from Sweden.
Ordered, That these Letters of Credence be referred to the Council of State, to consider of them; and to present their Opinion thereupon to the Parliament, for their further Consideration; and to report the same forthwith.
Act of Oblivion.
|Colonel Purefoy,||Tellers for the Yeas:||26.|
|Mr. Holland,||With the Yeas,|
|Col. Marten,||Tellers for the Noes:||49.|
|Mr. Nevill,||With the Noes,|
An Amendment being offered to the 27th Folio, and the third Line, in these Words, " and also excepted all other Offences in the unlawful buying, selling, exchanging, or melting down of any current Gold or Silver Coins of England, or of any Gold or Silver Bullion, for which any Information was depending in the Court of Exchequer."
Commissioner of Assessment.
Ordered, That Mr. John Key, the Mayor of Hull for the Time being, be added a Commissioner for the monthly Assessment of 90,000£. a Month for the Army, for the Town and County of Kingston upon Hull: And that he be, and is hereby, impowered to act therein, as a Commissioner, accordingly.