Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Martis, 15 die Januarii , 1677.
Message for Adjournment.
MR. Secretary Coventry acquaints the House, That he had a Message from his Majesty to this House; and that the same was under his Majesty's own Hand: Which he delivered to Mr. Speaker; and the same was by him read to the House; and is as followeth; viz.
HIS Majesty hath Matters of very great Importance to communicate to both Houses, in order to the Satisfaction of their late Addresses for the Preservation of Flanders. But it so happening that Matters are not yet so ripe, as within a few Days they will be; therefore His Majesty's Pleasure is, That this House be immediately adjourned till Monday, the Twenty-eighth of this Instant January.
And, accordingly, the House adjourned till Monday, the Twenty-eighth of this Instant January, Ten of of the Clock in the Morning.