Tuesday, the 14th of October, 1651.
Sitting of this Parliament.
THE House, according to former Order, was this
Day resolved into a Grand Committee, upon the
Bill for setting a certain Time for Sitting of this Parliament, and for Calling a new Parliament.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Ellys took the Chair.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Mr. Speaker, by way of Report, acquaints the House
with a Letter, which he had received from the Earl of
The Question being put, That the said Letter be now
The House was divided.
The Yeas went forth.
Sir Wm. Brereton,
||Tellers for the Yeas:
||With the Yeas,
||Tellers for the Noes:
|Maj. Gen. Harrison,
||With the Noes,
So it passed with the Affirmative.
A Letter from the Earl of Derby, of the Eleventh
Day of October 1651; with a Petition therein inclosed,
intituled, "The humble Petition of James Earl of Derby,"
was this Day read.