Jovis, 27th December, 1688
The Address to be dated, and presented by the Chairman.
THE Address being ingrossed, and having been
examined by the Chairman of the Assembly;
Ordered, That it be dated thus:
Dated at Westminster, the 26th Day of
A Debate arising, whether the Address should be signed,
either by the Persons present, or the Chairman;
Resolved, That Mr. Powle, the Chairman, present it as
it is ingrossed, without signing.
Book of Proceedings to be kept, &c.
Ordered, That a Book be made of the Proceedings of
the Assembly, to be kept among the Journals and Records
of the House of Commons; and that the Persons who
were here Yesterday do give or send in their Names, to
be entered in the Book.
The Earl of Wiltshire acquainting the Assembly, that the
Prince of Orange had appointed to receive the Address
this Morning, at half an Hour after Eleven a' Clock;
Accordingly the Chairman, with the rest of the Members of the Assembly, went to St. James', to the Prince
of Orange; where the Chairman presented, and read the
To which his Highness was pleased to give an Answer
to this Effect; "He returned them his hearty Thanks,
for the Advice they had given; but that this Business
being a Matter of Weight, he would consider thereof, and
give his Answer the next Day in the Afternoon."
And then the Assembly adjourned to the next Day
at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon.