Wednesday, January 4th, 1659.
ORDERED, That the Thanks of this House be given
unto Mr. Burgesse and Mr. Jenkins, for their great
Pains taken, in carrying on the Work of Prayer and
Preaching in this House this Day, being a Day set apart
for Humiliation, and Seeking the Lord, for his Blessing
upon the Counsels of this House: And Mr. Love and Sir
James Harrington are to give them the Thanks of this
A Letter, near Beadle in Yorkeshire, from Edmund
Hoyle, and others, of the last of December 1659, was read.
The House being informed, That Captain John Jeacock,
the Messenger who brought the Letter from the Regiment of Foot of the Irish Brigade, was at the Door;
He was called in; and, being at the Bar, made a Relation to the Parliament, of the Proceedings of that
Brigade, since the late Defection; and of their Declaring for the Parliament.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Council of State, to
give such Recompence as they shall think sit, to this Messenger, Captain John Jeacock; and to consider of other
faithful Officers for Preferment, according to their Merit.
Ordered, That Captain Strowd be referred to the Commissioners of the Army, for some Preferment answerable
to his Merit.
A Letter, directed to Sir Arthur Hesilrig, from Yorke,
of the 2d of January 1659, from John Godfrey, was read.
Ordered, That the Messenger that brought this Letter,
be referred to the Council of State, to give him such
Recompence for his Pains and Travel, as they shall think
Ordered, That the Commissioners for Management of
the Army do give an Account, to the Council of State, of
the Forces they have raised; and that the Council of State
do dispose of them as may be most for the Benefit of the
Letters, &c. read.
A Letter from Dublyn, of the 15th of December 1659,
directed to the Commissioners of the Army at Portsmouth, from Theop. Jones, and others, was read.
Another Letter from John Warren, Theop. Jones, and
others, from Dublyn, December 24, 1659, was read.
A Declaration of the several Officers of the Army in
Ireland, was read.