Die Sabbati, Decembris 20 , 1645.
THE Grand Committee of the whole House, according to former Order, sat, to take into further
Consideration the Business of Ireland.
Mr. Ashhurst in the Chair.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Upon Mr. Ashurst' Report from the Committee for the
Business of Ireland;
It is Ordered, That, on Wednesday next, the first Business, the Ordinance concerning the Assessment for Ireland be read: And that, after the Reading thereof, immediately the Grand Committee of the House do meet, to
take into further Consideration the Business of Ireland.
Sir Wm. Armyn reports, from the Committee of both
Kingdoms, divers Papers; viz. One of the Seventeenth
of December, containing Reasons, presented by the Members
of both Houses, to the Scotts Commissioners, Why there
should be no Treaty about any Propositions to be sent to
the King: A Paper of the Scotts Commissioners of Decembris 18 , in Answer thereunto: A Paper of the
Members of both Houses that are of that Committee, of
the Nineteenth of December: A Paper of the Scotts Commissioners of the Nineteenth of December: And a Paper of
the Scotts Commissioners of the Twentieth of December:
..... were all this Day read. And
It is Ordered, upon the Question, That these Papers be
taken into further Consideration on Monday Morning next,
the first Business.
It is further Ordered, That these Papers be referred
back again to the Members of both Houses that are of the
Committee of both Kingdoms, to confer with the Scotts
Commissioners upon them, according to their former Order, or to reply, as they shall see Occasion: And are to
make Report on Monday Morning next.