Die Lunæ, 8 Novembris, 1647.
THE Grand Committee sat, to take into Consideration
the providing Monies, and a certain Establishment
of future Pay, for the Army, according to former Order.
Colonel White in the Chair.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Conference agreed to.
Sir Robert Pye brings Answer, That the Lords do agree
to grant a Conference presently, in the Painted Chamber,
by a Committee of the whole House, concerning the
Ordered, That Mr. Francis Bacon and Mr. Nathaniell
Bacon be added to the Committee last appointed, to
consider of the Informations given in, touching the
University of Cambridge.
Violence to Parliament.
Ordered, That, To-morrow Morning, the first Business
after the Reports from Goldsmiths Hall, the House do resume the Debate of the Declaration concerning the late
Forces upon the Houses, formerly reported by Mr.
Ordered, by the and Commons, assembled in Parliament, That the Committee of Lords and Commons for
Foreign Affairs, or any Five of them, do consider of the
State and Condition of the Trade of this Kingdom, in relation to Wool Cloathing, and all Manufactures of Wool,
and of the Causes of the Decay of the Vent of those Manufactures in foreign Parts. They are likewise to consider of
the State of the Trade of Irish, and all Foreign Wool; and
by what Way and Means they may be made most useful
to advantage the Manufacture of Wool, and Increase of
the Trade of this Kingdom, and other his Majesty's Dominions: For which Purpose, this Committee have Power
to treat and confer with the Ministers of Foreign Princes
and States; and likewise, for the Removing of all Obstructions in that Trade of Wool, and Woollen Manufactures, by Occasion of Impositions and Taxes laid upon
the Manufactures of this Kingdom, within any of their
Dominions: And they have Power to employ such Person or Persons as they shall think fit, to any Foreign
Prince or State, for that Purpose; reporting to the Houses
the Persons they nominate to employ, and the Instructions
they give them, for their Allowance and Approbation.
The Lords Concurrence to be desired herein.
Mr. Greene to carry it to the Lords.