Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Friday, the 4th of February, 1658.
THIS Day, according to former Order, was set apart, and kept within the House, for a Day of Fasting and Humiliation.
The Question being propounded, That the Thanks of this House be given to Doctor Owen, Doctor Reynolds, Mr. Calamy, and Mr. Manton, for their great Pains taken by them in carrying on the Work of the Day, by Prayer and Preaching;
It was moved, That these Words, "And that they be desired to print their Sermons," might be made Part of the Question.
And the Question being put, That these Words should be Part of the Question;
It passed with the Affirmative.
And the main Question being put; It was
Resolved, That the Thanks of this House be given to Doctor Owen, Doctor Reynolds, Mr. Calamy, and Mr. Manton respectively, for the great Pains taken by them in carrying on the Work of Fasting and Humiliation this Day in the House, by Prayer and Preaching: And that they be desired to print their Sermons; and shall have such Privilege in Printing them, as hath been formerly allowed to others in like Cases.
And the same Gentlemen are to give them Thanks, who gave them Notice of the Desire of the House to perform the Work of the Day.