Die Martis, 2 Novembris, 1647.
THE Grand Committee sat to take Consideration of
raising Monies for the Army.
Colonel White in the Chair.
Message to Lords.
Mr. Swinfen went to the Lords with the Message appointed Yesterday.
He likewise carried to the Lords an Order for making
Mr. George Powell Comptroller of the Customs, in the
Port of Milford cum Membris: The Ordinance for Martial Law to Colonel Monke: The Order for addition of
Members to the Committee for the Affairs of Ireland,
sitting in the Star Chamber.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Mr. Swynfen reports, That the Lords do agree to the
Orders carried by him: And have appointed this Afternoon. Three of Clock, for the Committee to meet, in the
Prince's Lodgings, for forming the Propositions.
Records of Parliament.
Sir Henry Mildmay, Mr. Bond, Mr. Marten, Sir Walter Erle, Mr. Scott, Mr. Fienis, Mr. John Corbett, Mr.
Kemp, Colonel Morley, Sir Gilbert Gerard, Alderman
Pennington, Mr. Bois, Mr. Strickland, Mr. Swynfen, Sir
Arthur Hesilrige, Lord Grey, Mr. Challoner, Mr. Hungerford;
This Committee, or any Three of them, is appointed
to take care to make a Collection of all the Papers Writeings, Letters, or Commissions that concerns the Publick, that are in the Hands of either of the Clerks of the
Parliament, Secretaries of both Kingdoms, Committees,
or any Sequestrator, or other Person; and to reduce them
all into one Place, to be safely preserved; and to inventory
and catalogue them; and put them into such a Way as
they may be made use of by the Parliament, as Occasion
shall require: And are to bring a Catalogue of them to
the House, to be preserved amongst the Records: And
have Power to send for Parties, Papers, Records: And
are to meet this Afternoon at Three of Clock, in the
Queen's Court; and so de die in diem, when and where
they shall appoint.
Ordinance to be read.
Ordered, That, To-morrow Morning, the first Business, the Ordinance concerning Layton Bussart be read.
Soldiers Widows, &c.
Ordered, That, To-morrow Morning, Mr. Marten do
make Report of the Business concerning the Wives and
Widows of Soldiers.
A Letter from the Lord Inchiquin, from Cork, of 26Octobris 1647, concerning the Transmitting of Major
Sterling, was this Day read.