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The Commissioners of the Army of Scotland to the Officers there - 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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The Commissioners of the Army of Scotland to the Officers there
lii. f. 16b.Being come to some issue in the matter comitted to our charge, we have heir sent yow a coppy of what is agreed unto by the Lord Fleetwood and Generall Councell of Officers here, and our selves.2 For the particular reasons of our condescentions to some things, wheirin happily yow may conceive we have stretch’t our instructions very farr, we referr yow to the Lord Generall Monck, whom we hope we have satisfied touching such our actions, and who we doubt not but will satisfie yow theirin. Also our consciences can beare us witnesse that we have managed this interest of yours in the sincerity of our heartes to the best advantage that the temper of the people of this nation would affoard, the posture of affaires here giveing ous good ground to suspect that the issue of this difference, if longer continued, would be noe advantage to your selves or the bretheren of England, but of the comon enemy onely. This is the accompt we can afford you of what is hitherto finished in the particulars we came instructed in. And what further shall be mutually determined here yow shall receive a faithfull account from
Your loveing freinds and servaints,
For the Generall Councill
[2 ]The articles of agreement between Monck’s and Fleetwood’s commissioners are to be found in Clarke MSS. li. f. 17. They are not printed because they are already in print in Baker’s Chronicle (p. 693) and in Toland’s Collection of Monck’s Letters (No. XIII.). The agreement, which is dated November 15, consisted of nine articles: