House of Commons Journal Volume 6
30 October 1649

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 6: 30 October 1649', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 6: 1648-1651 (1802), pp. 314-315. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=25777 Date accessed: 02 October 2014.


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Die Martis, 30 Octobris, 1649.

Prayers.

Irish Assairs.

A LETTER from the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, from Wexford, the Fourteenth Day of October 1649: A Letter of Summons, from the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, to the Commander of Wexford, of the Third of October 1649, with the Answer of Da. Sinnott the Governor thereunto: A Letter from Da. Sinnott to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, Wexford, 4 Octobris 1649: A Letter from Da. Sinnott to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, from Wexford, 4 Octobris 1649, desiring a Safe Conduct: A Safe Conduct, granted by the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, to Da Sinnott, of October the Fourth, 1649, to Persons to treat about Surrender of the Town of Wexford: A Letter from Da. Sinnott, from Wexford, 5 Octobris 1649, to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, signifying, That the Lord General of the Horse came thither with a Relief, who desired Time to consider of the Propositions which the Governor intended to dispatch unto the Lord Lieutenant: A Letter from the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, Octobris 6, 1649, to the Commander in Chief in Wexford, revoking the former Safe Conduct: A Letter from Da. Sinnott, Wexford, 5 Octobris 1649, to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, for a Safe Conduct: A Letter from Da. Sinnott, from Wexford, 11 Octobris 1649, to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, desiring a Safe Conduct: A Letter from Da. Sinnott, from Wexford, 11 Octobris 1649, to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, desiring a Safe Conduct: The Propositions of Colonel David Sinnott, Governor of the Town and Castle of Wexford, on the Behalf of the Officers, and Soldiers, and Inhabitants in the said Town and Castle, under General Cromwell: A Censure against David Talbott, subscribed by Nicolas Bishop of Fernes, for that he died an obstinate Heretick.

Which were all this Day read.

Ordered, That the said Letter, and all the said several Transactions between the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland and the Governor of Wexford, be forthwith printed and published.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Lord Mayor of London, to take care to disperse the said Letters and Transactions to all the Ministers within London, and the Liberties: Who are required respectively to read the same in their respective Congregations, on Thursday next; and take notice of this great and wonderful Mercy, in giving in the Fort and Town of Wexford, together with the Haven there, and Shipping in it, as an Addition unto the former Mercies for which that Day was set apart; and to return all humble Thanks to Almighty God for the same.

Ordered, by the Parliament, That One hundred Pounds be given to Wm. Rabbysha, who brought the said Letters from the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland: And that it be referred to the Council of State, to see the same forthwith paid to him accordingly.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Council of State, to take Consideration of that Part of the Lord Lieutenant's Letter, touching the Transplanting of several Families into Wexford, so as may be most advantageous to the Service of the Commonwealth; and report the same to the House.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Council of State, to prepare a Letter, to be signed by Mr. Speaker, to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, giving him Thanks; and likewise to the Officers of the Army; and taking notice of what hath been already done for his Supplies: And that Mr. Speaker do sign the Letter so prepared.

Tryal of Lilbourne.

Mr. Attorney General reports the Proceedings upon the Tryal of Lieutenant Colonel John Lilbourne, at Guildhall, on Friday last.