Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 8, 1645-1647. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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Die Martis, 9 Decembris.
Viscount Say & S.
Answer from the H. C.
Paviors of Old Palace Yard, Petition for Pay.
[ (fn. 1) "That the Petitioners] were employed, by Order of this (fn. 2) House, to pave the said Palace, the Charge whereof amounteth to the Sum of Two Hundred Sixty-seven Pounds, Three Shillings, Ten-pence Half-penny, whereof they have received only the Sum of Forty-three Pounds; and desire that they may be referred to the Committee of the Revenue, to receive Satisfaction."
Answer to the Scots Papers.
Report was made from the Committee appointed to consider of the Answer to the Scotts Papers; which was conceived fit to pass, with some Amendments, which were read: And afterwards the said Answer and Amendments were read together, and passed by this House; and sent, by Sir Edward Leech and Mr. Page, to the House of Commons, for their Concurrence.
Message from the H. C. with Ordinances;
and with the following Particulars.
Propositions for a Peace.
The Propositions for a safe and well-grounded Peace, to be sent from the Parliament to His Majesty, were read: And the Judges were directed to consider the First of them, whether the Words were full enough to reach what is intended, to avoid all Inconveniencies in the future; and to return their Opinions into the House.
Ordered, That the said Propositions shall be taken into Consideration, by the whole House, on Thursday next, the First Thing; and that nothing shall be agitated that Day, that may hinder the House to proceed in the said Propositions.
Sir W. Russell and Lenthall.
Fox and Broughton.
Viscount Say & S.
Mr. Baron Atkins.
Mr. Justice Rolles.
Message from the H. C. with an Answer to Sir T. Glemham's Letter; and with an Ordinance.
That the House of Commons had sent up to their Lordships an Answer to Sir Tho. Gleman's Letter, that the Trumpet might be speedily sent out of Town; but to the King's Letter, they will return an Answer by Messengers of their own: And that the said House of Commons had sent up an Ordinance touching the furnishing the Scotts with Arms, which they desired the Lords Concurrence in; videlicet,
The Messengers being called in, the Speaker made Answer, in the Name of the House, "That the Letter was passed by their Lordships; and to the Ordinance, they should receive an Answer by Messengers of their own."
Answer to Sir T. Glemhan's Letter.
We have received your Letter of the Fifth of this Instant December, with His Majesty's inclosed; and have sent back your Trumpet, by Command of both Houses, who will with all convenient Speed return an Answer to His Majesty. And rest
The Letters to be communicated to the Scots Commissioners.
Ordered, by the Lords in Parliament, That a Copy of the King's Letter, sent lately from Oxon to the House of Peers, and the Answer from both Houses of Parliament to Sir Thomas Gleman's Letter, be sent to the Lords of the Committee of both Kingdoms, to be communicated by them to the Scotts Commissioners.