Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Monday, the 6th of April, 1657.
Petition and Advice.
THE House did this Day, according to former Order, resume the Debate adjourned on Saturday last.
Resolved, That this House do repair to his Highness the Lord Protector, to acquaint him with the Vote of this House passed on Saturday last, That they do adhere to the humble Petition, and Advice, formerly presented to his Highness by the House.
Resolved, That the House do then present such Reasons to his Highness therein, as shall be agreed upon by this House.
Resolved, That a Committee be appointed to prepare those Reasons, mentioned in the former Vote, and present them to the House.
Lord Broghill, Lord Lambert, Lord Chief Justice Glyn, Lord Deputy, Mr. Secretary, Sir John Hobart, Colonel Sidenham, General Mountagu, Mr. Thelwell, Major Owen, Mr. Burton, Colonel Jephson, Lord Strickland, Mr. Jenkinson, Sir Wm. Strickland, Sir Richard Onsloe, Mr. Drake, Colonel Bridges, Major Beake, Mr. Bond, Colonel Wilton, Colonel Cromwell, Lord Cockram, Colonel Carter, Mr. Lawrence, Colonel Thistlethwaite, Sir John Thoroughgood, Major-General Berry, Colonel Jones, Lord Commissioner Fiennes, Lord Whitelock, Master of the Rolls, Sir Charles Wolsley, Lord Howard, Mr. Bacon, Lord Commissioner Lisle, Mr. Desbrow, Colonel Brisco, General Desbrow, Colonel Clerk, Mr. Downing, Major-General Bridge, Lord Cleypoole, MajorGeneral Butler, Colonel Cooper, Sir John Reynolds, Mr. Audley, Major Burton, Mr. Recorder, Major-General Goff, Mr. Aston: To meet forthwith in the Speaker's Chamber.
Resolved, That this House be adjourned till To-morrow, Eight of the Clock; and no other Business to intervene, till this be determined.