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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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General Monck to the Mayor of Hull
lii. f. 48.Being now come with part of the army under my command as farre as Yorke, and thinking itt very conducible to the service of the Parliament that I fully understand the condicion of their forces and garrisons in these parts, I have sent these Messengers to you, that soe I may receive certaine informacion whether the Towne and Garrison of Hull have yett declared for the Parliament in their present constitution.2 If I could have obteyned any certaine intelligence in this particuler I had nott given yow the trouble of this letter, which I hope yow will excuse and answer, that soe all grounds of suspicion may be removed, and a good correspondence mainteyned betwixt yow and the rest of the army in the service of the Parliament.