Die Jovis, 18 Januarii, 1648.
London, &c. Petition.
THE House being informed, that divers Inhabitants within the City of London, and Borough of
Southwarke, were at the Door;
They were called in: And then presented a Petition to
Which (after the Petitioners were withdrawn), was read;
and was intituled, The humble Petition of firm and constant Friends to Parliament and Commonwealth, the Presenters and Promoters of the late large Petition of the
Eleventh of September 1648.
Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to the Committee appointed Yesterday to consider of Petitions of this
The Petitioners being again called in; Mr. Speaker,
by Command of the House, gave them this Answer;
Gentlemen, The House has read your Petition; and
have referred it to a Committee, to consider of the Matters of Consequence therein; and have taken notice of
your continued good Affections to this House: And they
have commanded me to give you Thanks for your good
Affections: And I do accordingly give you Thanks for
your good Affections.
Adjournment of the Term.
A Message from the Lords, by the Lord Chief Baron
Wylde and Mr. Justice Cressell;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have sent us down to the
honourable House, with an Order for the Adjournment of
the Term: Wherein they desire your Concurrence, with
what Expedition you shall think fit.
Answer returned by the same Messengers; That the
House has considered of your Message; and will send an
Answer by Messengers of their own.
Settling the Government.
The Question being propounded, That the Lords
Concurrence be desired to the Three Votes of 4 Januarii
And the Question being put, That that Question be
The House was divided.
The Noes went forth.
||Tellers for the Noes:
||With the Noes,
||Tellers for the Yeas:
||With the Yeas,
So the Question passed with the Negative.