Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Tuesday, the 14th of October, 1651.
Sitting of this Parliament.
THE House, according to former Order, was this Day resolved into a Grand Committee, upon the Bill for setting a certain Time for Sitting of this Parliament, and for Calling a new Parliament.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Mr. Ellys took the Chair.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Mr. Speaker, by way of Report, acquaints the House with a Letter, which he had received from the Earl of Derby: And
The Question being put, That the said Letter be now read;
The House was divided.
The Yeas went forth.
|Sir Wm. Brereton,||Tellers for the Yeas:||22.|
|Mr. Ellys,||With the Yeas,|
|Mr. Bond,||Tellers for the Noes:||16.|
|Maj. Gen. Harrison,||With the Noes,|
So it passed with the Affirmative.
A Letter from the Earl of Derby, of the Eleventh Day of October 1651; with a Petition therein inclosed, intituled, "The humble Petition of James Earl of Derby," was this Day read.