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Officers at Coldstream to Sir Arthur Heselrige and others - 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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Officers at Coldstream to Sir Arthur Heselrige and others
lii. f. 41.Itt is not unknowne to yow that since the late force uppon the Parliament wee have put ourselves uppon our duty as Englishmen and faithfull souldjiers for the preservation of the freedome and priviledges of the Parliament, since which tyme there hath bin a Treaty betweene us and the authors of that force to prevent (if possible) the effusion of Christian bloud, and that not comeing to the desired effect there hath still bin a continued overture and endeavoure to bring the matter to a happy composure; but having received intelligence that your Honoures are now in Portsmouth, where yow have declared for the same cause with us, and that yow act as Commissioners by the Act of Parliament beareing date the eleaventh of October last, wee finde ourselves disinabled to treate any farther uppon our owne single accompt. We have therefore sent this Gentleman to your Honours to receive your comands in this businesse, assureing yow that it is our earnest desire that things might bee composed in an amicable way, and that the Common Enimy might not reape the benefitt of our contentions. And in this wee doubt not but wee shall have your Honour’s complyance, and shalbee speedily furnished from yow with such directions and instructions as may sufficiently inable us for that worke. Wee remaine
Your very humble servants,
For the Right Honourable Col. Sir Arthur Heslerige, Col. Herbert Morley, Col. Valentine Walton, Commissioners of Parliament for the Army, these att Portsmouth.