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Diary of Thomas Burton esq, volume 4: March - April 1659
John Towill Rutt (editor)
'The Diary of Thomas Burton: 14 March 1658-9', Diary of Thomas Burton esq, volume 4: March - April 1659 (1828), pp. 148-149. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=36930 Date accessed: 31 July 2014.
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Monday, March 14, 1658–9.
(fn. 1) came to the chair: and being sat, acquainted
the House with the great distemper and indisposition that was
upon him, and that he was unable to sit and do the House
any service at the present, and therefore humbly prayed that
he might be dismissed from the chair.
Resolved, that the House be adjourned until Wednesday
morning next, and that notwithstanding the adjournment of
the House, the several Committees of the House do meet and
sit for the despatch of the affairs referred to, and depending
before them respectively.
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