Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Martis, 29 die Octobris, 1678.
Murder of Sir E. Godfrey.
Votes not to be dispersed.
Sir John Knight reports from the Committee appointed to translate Mr. Coleman's Letters, That the Committee had translated the same: Which he delivered in to Mr. Speaker; and were by him read to the House.
Ordered, That his Majesty be humbly desired, by such Members of this House as are of his Majesty's most honourable Privy Council, that an Inventory or List of all Mr. Coleman's Papers, which have been sorted by the Clerks of the Council, may be communicated to this House: And that all those Papers, which are not sorted, may be delivered over to a Committee of this House.
Committee to examine him.
And it is referred to Mr. Sachaverell, Colonel Birch, Mr. Williams, Colonel Titus, Mr. Powle, Sir Tho. Littleton, Mr. Hide, Sir Tho. Lee, Sir John Trevor, Lord Cavendish, Sir John Ernle, Sir Tho. Clergis, Serjeant Mainard, Sir Tho. Meeres, Sir John Coventry, or any Five of them, to go to Newgate, and examine Mr. Coleman accordingly.