Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Wednesday, the 17th of September, 1651.
RESOLVED, That the Door be shut till Twelve of Clock.
Representative in Parliament.
The House, according to former Order, did this Day take into Debate concerning an equal Representative in Parliament.
Resolved, That this Debate be adjourned till this Day Seven-night.
Ordered, That Mr. Say do, on that Day, make the Report from the grand Committee, the first Business: And that then the House do take into Consideration the said Report, and the whole Business now in Debate.
Resolved, That Tuesday next be set apart, as a Day of Humiliation, to be kept in this House, for the Parliament to seek from Almighty God Counsel and Assistance for making a right Improvement of the great Mercies He hath shewed to this Nation, and doing those things which may most conduce to His Glory, and the Settlement and Good of this Commonwealth: And that Mr. Lockyer, and Mr. Carill be desired to assist in carrying on the Work of that Day.
Ordered, That the Lord General give Notice thereof to Mr. Carill; and that Mr. Alderman Allein give Notice thereof to Mr. Lockyer, accordingly.