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General Monck to Major-General Lambert 1 - 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 Major-General Lambert1
lii. f. 45.Understanding that Capt. Dirdoe and Capt. Waller are now at New Castle, and both desireouse to bee with mee, I desire your Lordshipp will bee pleased to permitt them to come to mee. I have granted the same liberty to all those that were heere and had a desire to come to you. There is alsoe, as I am informed, one Clifford of my regiment of horse prisoner in Tinmouth Castle, upon your Lordshipp’s detayner and being imployed with some letters for England; I have some in custody upon the like accompt, and your Lordshipp shall command any one of them for him. This I hope your Lordshipp will bee pleased to consent unto, in as much as it cannot bee any satisfaction to yow or mee to keepe any of our country men prisoners, whilst it hath yet pleased God to keepe us from open hostility, which I hope hee will yet in mercy doe, and bring us to a right understanding of each other. My Lord, I shall add noe more but that I am
Your Lordshipp’s [very humble servant,
[1 ]Undated; written probably about December 27.