Wednesday, the 24th of December, 1651.
Grant to Gen. Cromwell.
THE Lord Commissioner Lisle reports Amendments
to the Act for settling certain Manors, Lands, and
Tenements upon Oliver Cromwell, Lord Lieutenant of
Ireland, and Captain General of all the Forces raised by
Authority of Parliament, and his Heirs; Which were this
Day read the First and Second time; and, upon the
Question, assented unto.
The Question being put that this Act be ingrossed;
It passed in the Negative.
And the said Act, so amended, being put to the Question, passed.
Resolved, That in the first Paragraph of the Declaration to be sent into Scotland, in the last Line, after the
Word, "Encouragement," these Words be add ed, viz.
" therein to the People of that Nation."
Ordered, That Two thousand of these Declarations be
printed, in the usual Letter wherein Acts of Parliament
are printed: And that the same be sent into Scotland to
the Commissioners sent thither from the Parliament.
Resolved, That this be the Title of the Declaration, viz.
"A Declaration of the Parliament of the Commonwealth
"of England, concerning the Settlement of Scotland."
Ordered, That it be referred to a Committee, to consider how to make that Part of the Instruction to the
Commissioners who are to go into Scotland, concerning
the Seals effectual; and what is fit to be done therein;
and report it to the House: Lord Commissioner Whitelock, Lord Commissioner Lisle, Colonel Marten, Sir
Henry Mildmay, Mr. Love, Mr. Strickland, Lord Grey,
Sir Henry Vane, Mr. Carew, Major General Harrison,
Alderman Allein, or any Three of them: and are to meet
in Mr. Speaker's Chamber, this Afternoon, at Two of
Clock; and so de die in diem.
Ambassadors from Holland.
Mr. Speaker, according to former Order, reported to
the House, the Speech delivered in the House by the
Lord Catts, One of the Lords Ambassadors from the
High and Mighty the Lords the States General of the
United Provinces, in Latin and English: And the said
Speech was read in English by the Clerk.