DIE Lunæ, 20 die Januarii.
PRAYERS, by Dr. Gouge.
Ds. Grey de Warke, Speaker.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
Answer from the H. C.
Sir Edward Leach and Doctor Heath return with this
Answer from the House of Commons:
That the Business concerning Free Trade with Foreign
States, they agree that it be referred to the Consideration of the Committee of both Kingdoms; and touching
the Papers of the French Resident, they agree to refer
it to the Consideration of the Committee that treated
with The States Ambassadors, and have appointed them
to meet this Afternoon; and that they have given to
the Committee Power to call any Persons before them,
to examine the Particulars of those Complaints.
Le Cæur's Petition.
Upon reading the Petition of Wm. Le Cæur, Merchant
Stranger: It is Ordered, That this Petition is referred to the Consideration of Doctor Aylett, who is to report in Writing the State of the Case on Wednesday next.
North and Conisby.
Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Conisby, Prisoner in The Tower: It is Ordered, That the Lieutenant of The Tower shall bring him to this House on
Wednesday next, at which Time the Cause between him
(fn. *) and Captain North is to be heard in this House.
Earl of Denbigh's Complaint against Captain Stone & al. Committees for Stafford.
Ordered, That the Meeting of the Committee concerning the Earl of Denbigh's Complaint against some
of the Committee of the County of Stafford shall be
deferred until the further Pleasure of this House be signified, his Lordship being to be employed in the Treaty;
and that the Witnesses already summoned may not attend
until further Directions from this House.
White versus Middleton.
Upon reading the Petition of Ellen White against Symon
Middleton, concerning the Estate of Robert Gray, of London, deceased, who died intestate: And it is Ordered,
That the Business is left to the Law, and dismissed this
Ogle's Petition, to be released upon Bail, and for Leave to go to Holland.
Upon reading the Petition of John Ogle Esquire, a
Prisoner in Winchester House, "where he is (fn. *) in Want of
Subsistence, by reason that his Friends are either in
The Low Countries or Denmarke; he humbly desires
he may have Licence from this House to repair into
Holland, there to continue (he being that Countryman) without doing the least Disservice to the State,
either directly or indirectly; for which he will put in
very good and sufficient Bail, and to be liable himself
to such other Penalty as this House shall think fit to
Hereupon it is Ordered, That the said John Ogle
shall present to this House the Names of such Persons
as he will offer to be his Bail; and then this House will
take this Business into further Consideration.
Ordinance to continue the One for Martial Law.
Upon Report from the Committee for the Ordinance
for Martial Law, the Opinion of the Committee is, That
it is fit that an new Ordinance be drawn.
It is Ordered, That Mr. Serjeant Whitfield, Dr.
Aylett, and Dr. Heath, shall prepare an Ordinance for
Martial Law, and present (fn. *) it to this House.
Smith, a Pass.
Ordered, That Ric'd Smith shall have a Pass from
this House, to go into Somersettshire, to Mr. Justice
Mallett, and return again to London without Interruption.
House adjourned till 9a cras.