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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 Speaker to General Monck
lii. f. 52b.Yours of the 29th of December last was this day read in the Parliament, in answer of which they returne yow theire hearty thankes, and doe acknowledge your never to bee forgotten faithfull service and high deserveings in this tyme of theire greate extremity, and when this Commonwealth was in hazard. And the Parliament have commanded mee to let yow know that, your haveing first taken care for the safety and preservation of Scotland in your absence, yow are desired as speedily as yow can to come to London to advise concerneing the setling and ordering the forces of this Commonwealth. And they doe referr it to yow to order what forces yow think fitt to march with or after yow, and to order such of the forces which are in the North as yow shall think fitt to goe into Scotland to supply the roome of the forces yow shall order into England. The Parliament hath alsoe appointed Colonell Lidcott, Colonel Sanders, and Major Barton to bee considered of for imployment according to theire deserveings and your desire. This is all at present from
Your very loving friend and servant,
Wm. Lenthall, Speaker.