Die Jovis, 21 Maii, 1646.
THE Question being propounded, That Leave be
given, at this Time, to take into Consideration that
Part of Church-Government, which concerns Commissioners;
The House was divided.
The Yeas went forth.
||Tellers for the Yea:
|Sir Wm. Lewes,
||With the Yea,
Sir Arth. Haslerige,
||Tellers for the Noe:
|Sir John Evelyn,
||With the Noe,
So that the Question passed with the Affirmative.
Resolved, &c. That Leave be given, at this Time, to
take into Consideration that Part of Church-Government,
which concerns Commissioners.
Ordered, &c. That the Debate concerning Commissioners be taken into Consideration To-morrow Morning,
the first Business, according to the Vote now passed.
A Letter from the Commissioners of both Houses, from
Lincolne, of 19 Maii 1646; a Copy of a Letter from
the Commissioners of the Parliament of Scotland, of 16
Maii 1646, from Newcastle, to Lieutenant-General David
Leslie; a Copy of a Letter from Colonel Copley, from
Topcliffe, of 17 Maii 1646, to the Committee of War
at Yorke; and a Copy of a Letter from the Committee
of War at Yorke, of 18 Maii 1646, to the Committee
of both Houses at Lincolne; were all this Day read. And
It is Ordered, &c. That these Letters, and all other
Letters, concerning the Demanding and Delivery of Mr.
Ashbournham to the Deputy-Serjeant at Arms, be taken
into Consideration on Monday Morning next, the first Business: And that the Deputies of the Serjeant at Arms,
employed in this Business, do then attend. And
It is further Ordered, That the Letter from the Commissioners of Scotland, from Worcester-House, concerning
the Letter written by Mr. Cheislie to the Lord Balcarras,
be then likewise taken into Consideration: And that no
other Business do intervene.
A Letter from the Commissioners of Scotland, from
Worcester-House, of 20 Maii 1646, with Two Papers
The Letter, signed by the Lord Lauderdail only, was
this Day read.
Ordered, &c. That Mr. Speaker do write unto the
Scotts Commissioners, to signify unto them, That he having received a Letter, signed by the Lord Lauderdaile
only, that he is commanded to know, Whether it come
from them as Commissioners, and according to their Commission and Authority heretofore delivered in by them to
the Parliament of England.