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, January 17th, 1659.
Secretary of State.
RESOLVED, That Thomas Scot Esquire be, and is hereby, nominated and appointed Secretary of State to this Commonwealth: And that all Papers and Informations of Foreign and Domestick Intelligence be kept by him; and that he do, from time to time, acquaint the Council of State therewith.
Proceedings against Members.
The Parliament, according to former Order, did take into Debate the Business touching Members of Parliament, against whom Matters are objected: And some Matters having been objected against Colonel Sydenham; he, standing up in his Place, made Answer thereunto.
And some things being also objected against Major Salwey; he, standing up in his Place, did acknowledge his Miscarriages since the late Interruption of the Parliament: And said, he doubted some such Words might fall from him as he was charged with: And said, He would not, in any measure, excuse nor justify himself, nor any ways extenuate his Fault; but did humbly submit himself to the Parliament, as one sensible of his Miscarriages: And humbly craved the Pity and Pardon of the Parliament.
|Mr. Henry Darley,||Tellers for the Yeas:||22.|
|Colonel Lister,||With the Yeas,|
|Colonel Morley,||Tellers for the Noes:||30.|
|Mr. Tho. Challoner,||With the Noes,|
|Mr. Lister,||Tellers for the Noes:||14.|
|Colonel Fagg,||With the Noes,|
|Mr. Rich. Darley,||Tellers for the Yeas:||29.|
|Colonel Harvey,||With the Yeas,|