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General Monck to Johnston of Warriston - Sir William Clarke, The Clarke Papers. Selections from the Papers of William Clarke, vol. 4 
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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General Monck to Johnston of Warriston
lii. f. 7b.I received your Lordshipp’s of the 29th concerneing your private affaires, and one signed by your Lordshipp, as President of the Committee of Safety, concerning the restoreing the commissioners for the administration of justice to the exercise of theire places, but that your Lordshipp mentions from the Committee of Safety about the payment of your Lordshipp’s monies is not yet come to mee; and, indeede, if it weere, I cannot see how monies can bee issued by it, in regard the authority is soe now wee neither know of its constitution or power; and the same may bee said as to the judges, for it wilbee of dangerouse consequence to the peace and justice of this place if the lawes bee executed from an illegall foundation, and most especially in criminall cases. I hope the Parliament wilbee againe restored, and I shall then make it my earnest request to them to setle the judicataries heere, being not free to have it done by any other meanes. But I’ll assure your Lordshipp I shall never bee wanting in my acknowledgments of all your Lordshipp’s respects to mee; and in anything I can serve your Lordshipp with safety to my trust, none shall more willingly doe itt then,