Friday, the 3 d
of October, 1651.
A LETTER from Aberdeene in Scotland, of the
Twenty-fifth Day of September 1651, was this
The House being informed, That the Lord Mayor,
and divers of the Aldermen of the City of London, were
at the Door, they were called in; and, after a Preamble
made by Mr. Recorder of London, he did present an
humble Petition, in the Name of the Petitioners, to the
Parliament, Which, after the Petitioners were withdrawn,
was read, and was intituled, "The humble Petition of
the Lord Mayor and Court of Aldermen of the City of
Resolved, That this Petition be referred to the Consideration of the Council of State; with Power to them,
upon hearing of Parties, to compose the Differences, if
they can; or else to report the State of the Matter of
Fact, with their Opinion therein, to the House, with all
The Lord Mayor and Aldermen were again called in,
and being come to the Bar, Mr. Speaker acquainted
them, That the Parliament had read their Petition, and
taken the same into their Consideration; and put the
same into a Course; which the House commanded him
to acquaint them with.
Army and Garisons.
The House resumed the Debate upon the Report made
Yesterday from the Council.
Resolved, That the Business concerning Scarborough
Castle be referred back to the Council of State.
Resolved, That the old Establishment of 7£. 18s. 8d.
per Month, to Clifford's Tower in York, do stand; and
that the Garison be supplied out of the Army.
The Question being put, That the House doth agree
with the Reduction for Clifford's Tower, as it is in the
Report, being 60£. 13s. 4d. per Month;
It passed with the Negative.
Resolved, That the Establishment for the Forces and
Garisons be brought in on Tuesday next, with respect to
the Votes already passed.
The House according to former Order, adjourned
itself to Tuesday Morning next, Eight of Clock.