Front Page Titles (by Subject) XIV.: To Henry Oldenburgh, Aulic Counsellor to the Senate of Bremen. - The Prose Works of John Milton, vol. 2
XIV.: To Henry Oldenburgh, Aulic Counsellor to the Senate of Bremen. - John Milton, The Prose Works of John Milton, vol. 2 
The Prose Works of John Milton, With a Biographical Introduction by Rufus Wilmot Griswold. In Two Volumes (Philadelphia: John W. Moore, 1847). Vol. 2.
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- A Defence of the People of England, In Answer to Salmasius’s Defence of the King. *
- A Treatise of Civil Power In Ecclesiastical Causes; Showing That It Is Not Lawful For Any Power On Earth to Compel In Matters of Religion.
- Considerations Touching the Likeliest Means to Remove Hirelings Out of the Church. Wherein Is Also Discoursed of Tithes, Church-fees, and Church-revenues; and Whether Any Maintenance of Ministers Can Be Settled By Law.
- A Letter to a Friend Concerning the Ruptures of the Commonwealth.
- The Present Means and Brief Delineation of a Free Commonwealth, Easy to Be Put In Practice, and Without Delay.
- The Ready and Easy Way to Establish a Free Commonwealth, and the Excellence Thereof, Compared With the Inconveniencies and Dangers of Readmitting Kingship In This Nation.
- Brief Notes Upon a Late Sermon, Titled, the Fear of God and the King.
- The History of Britain, That Part Especially Now Called England, From the First Traditional Beginning, Continued to the Norman Conquest:—collected Out of the Ancientest and Best Authors Thereof.
- The First Book.
- The Second Book.
- The Third Book.
- The Fourth Book.
- The Fifth Book.
- The Sixth Book.
- Of True Religion, Heresy, Schism, Toleration; and What Best Means May Be Used Against the Growth of Popery.
- A Brief History of Moscovia, and of Other Less Known Countries Lying Eastward of Russia As Far As Cathay.
- The Preface.
- Moscovia: Or, Relations of Moscovia, As Far As Hath Been Discovered By English Voyages; Gathered From the Writings of Several Eye-witnesses: and the Other Less Known Countries Lying Eastward of Russia As Far As Cathay, Lately Discovered At Several Time
- Chapter I.: A Brief Description.
- Chapter II.: Of Samoëdia, Siberia, and Other Countries North-east, Subject to the Muscovites.
- Chapter III.: Of Tingoësia, and the Countries Adjoining Eastward, As Far As Cathay.
- Chapter IV.: The Succession of Moscovia Dukes and Emperors, Taken Out of Their Chroniles By a Polac, With Some Later Additions. †
- Chapter V.: The First Discovery of Russia By the North-east, 1553, With the English Embassies, and Entertainments At That Court, Until the Year 1604.
- A Declaration of Letters Patents, For the Election of This Present King of Poland, John the Third, Elected On the 22d of May Last Past, A. D. 1674.
- Letters of State to Most of the Sovereign Princes and Republics of Europe, During the Administration of the Commonwealth and the Protectors Oliver and Richard Cromwell.
- Letters Written In the Name of the Parliament.
- Letters Written In the Name of Oliver the Protector.
- Letters Written In the Name of Richard, Protector.
- A Manifesto of the Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland, Ireland, &c.
- The Second Defence of the People of England, Against an Anonymous Libel Entitled “the Royal Blood Crying to Heaven For Vengeance On the English Parricides.”
- Familiar Epistles, Translated From the Latin, By Robert Fellowes, A. M. Oxon.
- I.: To His Tutor Thomas Jure.
- II.: To Alexander Gill.
- III.: To the Same.
- IV.: To Thomas Jure.
- V.: To Alexander Gill.
- VI.: To Carolo Deodati.
- VII.: To the Same.
- VIII.: To Beneditto Bonomattai, a Florentine.
- IX.: To Luke Holstein, In the Vatican At Rome.
- X.: To Carolo Deodati, a Florentine Noble.
- XI.: To Hermann Milles, Secretary to the Count of Oldenburgh.
- XII.: To the Renowned Leonard Philara, the Athenian.
- XIII.: To Richard Heth.
- XIV.: To Henry Oldenburgh, Aulic Counsellor to the Senate of Bremen.
- XV.: To Leonard Philara, the Athenian.
- XVI.: To Leo of Aizema.
- XVII.: To Ezechiel Spanheim, of Geneva.
- XVIII.: To Henry Oldenburgh, Aulic Counsellor to the Senate of Bremen.
- XIX.: To the Noble Youth, Richard Jones.
- XX.: To the Accomplished Youth Peter Heinbach.
- XXI.: To the Accomplished Emeric Bigot.
- XXII.: To the Noble Youth Richard Jones.
- XXIII.: To the Illustrious Lord Henry De Bras.
- XXIV.: To Henry Oldenburgh.
- XXV.: To the Noble Youth Richard Jones.
- XXVI.: To the Illustrious Lord Henry De Bras.
- XXVII.: To the Accomplished Peter Heinbach.
- XXVIII.: To John Badiaus, Minister of the Church of Orange.
- XXIX.: To Henry Oldenburgh.
- XXX.: To the Noble Youth Richard Jones.
- XXXI.: To the Accomplished Peter Heinbach, Counsellor to the Elector of Brandenburg.
ToHenry Oldenburgh,Aulic Counsellor to the Senate of Bremen.
I received your former letters, most accomplished sir, at the moment when your clerk was at the point of setting out on his return, so that I had no power of returning you an answer at that time. This some unexpected engagements concurred to delay, or I should not have sent you my Defence without any compliment or apology; and I have since received another letter from you in which you return me more ample acknowledgments than the present deserved. And I had more than once an intention of substituting our English for your Latin, that you, who have studied our language with more accuracy and success than any foreigner with whom I am acquainted, might lose no opportunity of writing it, which I think that you would do with equal elegance and correctness. But in this respect you shall act as you feel inclined. With respect to the subject of your letter you are clearly of my opinion, that that cry to heaven could not have been audible by any human being, which only serves the more palpably to show the effrontery of him who affirms with so much audacity that he heard it. Who he was you have caused a doubt, though long since in some conversations which we had on the subject just after your return from Holland, you seemed to have no doubt but that More was the author to whom the composition was in those parts unanimously ascribed. If you have received any more authentic information on this subject, I wish that you would acquaint me with it. With respect to the mode of handling the subject I would willingly agree with you, and what could more readily persuade me to do it than the unfeigned approbation of persons so zealously attached to me as you are; if my health, and the deprivation of my sight, which is more grievous than all the infirmities of age, or of the cries of these impostors will permit, I shall readily be led to engage in other undertakings, though I know not whether they can be more noble or more useful; for what can be more noble or more useful than to vindicate the liberty of man? An inactive indolence was never my delight, but this unexpected contest with the enemies of liberty has involuntarily withdrawn my attention from very different and more pleasurable pursuits. What I have done, and which I was under an obligation to do, I feel no reason to regret, and I am far from thinking, as you seem to suppose, that I have laboured in vain. But more on this at another opportunity. At present adieu, most learned sir, and number me among your friends.
Westminster, July 6, 1654.