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Another letter of the same date from another hand - Sir William Clarke, The Clarke Papers. Selections from the Papers of William Clarke, vol. 3 
The Clarke Papers. Selections from the Papers of William Clarke, Secretary to the Council of the Army, 1647-1649, and to General Monck and the Commanders of the Army in Scotland, 1651-1660, ed. C.H. Firth (London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1899). 4 vols.
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Another letter of the same date from another hand
f. 17b.I have nothing of newes worth writeing, neither can I heare how affaires in the West are carried, because there is an extraordinary closenesse amonge them. Mr. John Simpson is come to London uppon Saturnday last, and preached the next day at his wonted place, and on Munday in the evening alsoe. He seemeth to be of the same spirit as formerly, zealously protesting that he never did in the least swerve from these thinges for the testifiing whereof he was imprisoned. He declared verie much the greate advantages he hath found in his spirritt dureing his sufferinges, the glorious presence of God that hath been within him, giveing him greater joy and satisfaction then ever he had in all his life before.
As I suppose his text was Psalm 102: 19, 20, 21, (though he had named it before I came), which words when he had opened he did aply them unto himselfe, as words which he had in especiell manner experienced the truth of in his owne spirrit. He encouraged the saintes to persevere in waiting uppon God, being confident that the thinges in their espectacions are neere at hand, and among other discourse he tooke occasion to speake of these that sitte at Whitehall to try Ministers, and did protest against their standing as absolute Anti-christian, and their way as being altogether disconsonant to the word of truth, saying that he could with as good a conscience goe to the Pope and his Cardinalls for their approbation, as to them, and that he could rather put his necke in a halter or lay it uppon a blocke, then he could goe to those men at Blackhall for their seale. Next Munday to be observed there all the day if God permitt.
Decemr. 19o. 1654.