Die Martis, Novembris 11 , 1645.
THE Grand Committee, according to former Order,
sat upon the Propositions for a safe and well-grounded
Sir Tho. Widdrington in the Chair.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Resolved, &c. That this House doth nominate and approve of Lieutenant-Colonel Bulstrode to be Governor of
the Garison of Ailesbury: And that the Members of both
Houses that are of the Committee of both Kingdoms, do
grant him a Commission accordingly.
The Lords Concurrence to be desired herein.
An Ordinance for reimbursing to the Commissioners of
Excise, the Sum of One thousand Pounds, out of the Receipts of the Excise, in Course, with Interest for the same,
advanced and lent by them for the Service of the Garison
of Abingdon, was this Day read; and, upon the Question,
passed; and ordered to be sent to the Lords for their Concurrence.
An Ordinance for the Payment of Three thousand
Pounds, out of the Receipts of the Excise, in Course, with
Interest for the same, to be issued and paid unto Charles
Lloyd, one of the Commissioners for the Customs, for the
Providing of Cloathing, Ammunition, Pay, and other
Necessaries, for the Soldiers, under the Command of MajorGeneral Langherne, was this Day read; and, upon the
Question, passed; and ordered to be sent unto the Lords
for their Concurrence.
Two Letters from the Committee at Yorke, the one of
7 , the other of 8 Novembris, 1645, from Yorke, were
this Day read.
A Letter from the Committee of War, from Yorke, of
8 Novembris 1645, was this Day read.
A Letter from Colonel Francis Lassells, from before
Bolton-Castle, of 5 Novembris 1645, with the Articles
inclosed, concerning the Rendition of the said Castle, were
this Day read.
The Answer to the Scotts Papers was this Day read:
It is Ordered, That it be read and taken into Consideration To-morrow, the first Business: And that then likewise, the Report be made by the Commissioners employed
into Scottland; and the whole Business of the North taken
into Consideration: And that no other Business intervene:
And that Mr. Speaker put the House in mind of it.
Resolved, &c. That, in the Pass to be given to Prince
Rupert, Prince Maurice, and the rest, instead of these
Words, "Parliament of England," it be expressed "against
both Houses of the Parliament of England, or against the
Estates of the Parliament of Scottland, or against their
Forces in any of the King's Dominions."
Resolved, &c. That, in the Instructions to be given to
those who are to receive the Engagements of Prince Rupert, Prince Maurice, and the rest, that are to have a Pass
to go beyond Seas, instead of these Words, "Parliament
of England," it be expressed "against both Houses of the
Parliament of England, or against the Estates of the Parliament of Scottland, or against their Forces in any of the
Resolved, &c. That it be signified to the Prince, That
a Pass is granted for him; but that a Convoy cannot be appointed, till he shall signify, What Number of Persons are to
go, and at what Port: And that it be referred to the Committee of both Kingdoms, to dispatch this Business; and
to acquaint the Prince herewith accordingly.
Ordered, &c. That the Merchants may entertain the
Person that is coming from the Emperor of Russia, in such
manner as usually they have done to Persons of the Quality
he shall come in. And
It is further Ordered, That the Committee for Sequestrations at Campden-House do forthwith provide him a
House for his Accommodation, during his Abode here.
Ordered, &c. That the Letter from the Committee of
the County of Dorsett, concerning the Delinquents of their
County, be referred to the Committee at Goldsmiths-Hall.