DIE Martis, 12 die Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
|Marq. de Halyfax, C. P. S.
Dux Norff. Comes Marescallus.
Marq. de Winton.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Grey de Wark.
M. de Halyfax Speaker pro Tempore.
Address from the City of London.
This Day Sir George Treby Recorder of the City of
London, and several Aldermen and Citizens, presented
this House an Address; which was in these Words, videlicet,
"To the Right Honourable the Lords Spiritual
and Temporal in Parliament assembled.
"We, the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Commons,
of the City of London, in Common Council assembled,
presume to address ourselves to this Honourable
House, with our most humble Thanks for your excellent Conduct of Affairs in this Time of our great
Exigency and Extremity, when our Lives, our Religion, and our Estates, were so imminently threatened;
and especially for your Address to His Majesty, the
Fifth Instant, declaring your Resolution to assist and
stand by His Majesty, in supporting His Allies abroad,
in reducing Ireland, and in Defence of the Protestant
Religion, and Laws of this Kingdom.
"By Order of Common Council.
The 8th of March,
Mr. Recorder withdrew.
And the Lords, upon Consideration of this Address,
called him in again, and returned this Answer:
The Lords Answer.
"The Lords receive very kindly the Address you
have made to them; and as they are glad to find that
the City of London is well pleased with what they
have done for the public Service, so you may be
assured, that they will still pursue the same Ends,
and use the best Methods for the Security of the
Protestant Religion, and for the Peace and Settlement
of the Nation."
Address and Answer to be printed.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in
Parliament assembled, That the Address of the Lord
Mayor, Aldermen, and Commons of the City of London,
presented to the House this Day, and the Answer of
this House thereunto, be forthwith printed and published.
Marq. de Halyfax, Orator Procerum pro Tempore,
declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse
usque in diem Mercurii, videlicet, 13um diem instantis
Martii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.