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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., 1901). 4 vols.
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Council of War at Dalkeith, July 28, 1659
xxxi. f. 1The question being putt whether the engagement undersubscribed should bee proposed to such persons as have given bonds for their peaceable living,
Itt was resolved in the affirmative. ‘I doe heerby engage and promise that I will nott act, contrive, abett, councell, or assist in any thinge, for or in the behalf of Charles Stuart, or to the disturbance of the publique peace or prejudice of the Parliament and Commonwealth of England.’
That the Governours doe send for all persons that are to subscribe in one day.
That the bonds bee nott renewed till the engagement bee subscribed.
That the time of subscription to bee heere uppon this day fortnight.1
[1 ]See also Warriston’s letter to Monck of July 14, directing him to take personal assurances from those ex-prisoners in the Tower who had given bonds as a condition of their release (Report on Mr. Leyborne-Popham’s MSS. p. 118). Besides imposing this engagement Monck sent a circular to all governors of garrisons in Scotland, ordering them to prevent horse-races and other suspicious meetings, &c., dated June 25, 1659 (ibid. p. 120).