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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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The Council of State to General Monck
li. f. 92.The Councill, considering that many persons have uppon occasion of the late insurrection been secured, whome although there might bee sufficient cause to continue under restraint, yet, the Councill being willing that such of them against whome yow have noe perticular charge or information may bee discharged, they doe desire therefore that those that have been by yow secured onely upon suspition, and to prevent their joyneing themselves to those that had already taken armes and were in actuall rebellion against the Parliament, may bee set at liberty uppon their paroll or security (or both, as yow shall see cause), with sufficient surties for their peaceable demeanor, and that they will act nothing in the future to the prejudice of the Parliament or Comonwealth; and as for those against whome yow have any perticular charge or information, yow are forthwith to transmitt to the Councill such informations, with all papers relateing to them, and to secure the persons untill the Councill, upon consideration of the causes of their restraint, shall signifie theire pleasure concerning them.
Signed in the name and by order of the