Die Martis, Octobris 21 , 1645.
ACcording to former Order, the Grand Committee of
the whole House sat, to take into Consideration the
Matter of Propositions.
Sir Thomas Widdrington in the Chair.
According to the Order Yesterday made, Sir John
Evelyn went up to the Lords with the Message Yesterday
He likewise carried to the Lords, for their Concurrence,
the Order for continuing Lieutenant-General Cromwell in
his Command for Four Months longer, to commence upon
the Expiration of his last Power: The Ordinance for One
thousand Pounds, out of the Excise, for Nottingham Foot:
The Ordinance for Three thousand Pounds odd Monies
for divers Waggoners: The Ordinance for settling Sir John
Wyntour's Iron-Mills upon Colonel Edw. Massie: The
Votes for making Mr. Bettisworth High-Sheriff of the
County of Hants, and Commander of the Horse of the
County of Hants.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Edward Leech and
The Lords have commanded us to acquaint you, That
they have agreed to all the Votes they received from you
at a Conference concerning the Scotts Army and Papers;
and, as you desired, have appointed a Committee of
Eight, whereof Three to be of the Quorum; and desire
you to appoint a proportionable Number, to meet Tomorrow at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the
Lord Keeper's Lodgings; if it may stand with your Conveniency.
Sir Thomas Widdrington, Sir Arth. Haselrigg, Mr.
Nath. Fienes, Sir Philip Stapleton, Mr. Samuel Browne,
Mr. Pierrepont, Lord Fairefaxe, Sir Wm. Lewes, Mr.
Pury, Sir Hen. Cholmeley, Sir Wm. Constable, Sir Hen.
Vane, Mr. Whittacre, Mr. Berwis, Mr. Crewe, Mr. Sollicitor;
This Committee (whereof Six to be of the Quorum)
are to meet To-morrow, with a proportionable Number
of the Lords, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, in
the Lord Keeper's Lodgings, concerning the Votes
touching the Scotts Army and Papers.
Ordered, &c. That, on Friday next, in the Afternoon,
the House do sit, to take into Consideration Ordinances
for Compositions and Reports.
Answer returned by the same Messengers;
The House hath considered your Message; and have
appointed a Committee to meet, as is desired.