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The proposalls of the Commissioners of Shires to my Lord Generall and his officers, December 13, 1659 - 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 proposalls of the Commissioners of Shires to my Lord Generall and his officers, December 13, 1659
xxxii. f. 157.1. That the Lord Generall may be pleased to appoint a committee in each shire for regulating the affaires thereof, in order to his Lordship’s commands and their owne preservacion.
2. That his Lordship will allow each shire presently to raise (for securing the peace and their owne safety) some small proportion of horses under the conduct of such persons as his Lordship shall think fit to trust.
3. That his Lordship will declare, for the greater encouragement of the shires at the returne of their commissioners, if the treaty shall breake up and take noe effect, imediatly upon the notice thereof, that hee does authorize the shires to putt themselves in the best posture they can for his assistance and their owne defence.
4. That for the foresaid effect his Lordship will be pleased to furnish each shire with some proporcion of armes upon payment of the just rates thereof within one moneths time after the receipt of them.
5. That all gentlemen who are free to comply with his Lordship’s desires may for themselves and servants have liberty to carry their armes.