Diary of Thomas Burton Esq: Volume 1, July 1653 - April 1657. Originally published by H Colburn, London, 1828.
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Friday, March 27, 1667. Post Meridiem.
The humble Petition and Advice of the knights, citizens, and burgesses, now assembled in Parliament, of this Commonwealth, being fairly ingrossed in vellum, was this day read.
Resoived, that his Highness the Lord Protector's consent be desired to this Petition and Advice.
Resolved, that this Petition and Advice shall be presented to his Highness by Mr. Speaker, and the whole House, and that Mr. Speaker, at the presenting thereof, do show the grounds and reasons inducing the House to this Petition and Advice.
Resolved, that a Committee be appointed to attend his Highness, the Lord Protector, to acquaint his Highness, that this House doth desire to attend his Highness, on some important affairs, and desire his Highness will be pleased to appoint a time and place for that purpose.