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General Monck to Colonel Overton - 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 Colonel Overton
lii. f. 49b.I have received yours of the 13th instant, and am very glad to finde that the misinformations on both sides are cleared; for as yow had bin informed of such things concerneing mee, and as yow mention in your letter, soe had I likewise on the other side [bin informed] that yow were takeing in bedds, and breakeing the ice, and makeing such preparations for defence as weere not necessary now the Parliament’s Enimies are all dispersed. It would have much conduced to the preventing of these mistakes if yow had bin pleased to acquaint mee with thus much before, and might have saved mee the laboure of giveing yow this trouble. I know yow will hold itt excuseable in mee not altogether to have slighted the informacions and suspicions of others, when I could receive nothing from your selfe that might perswade mee to the contrary, whenas yow your selfe have given creditt to bare rumers and reports concerneing mee, notwithstanding my many and publique declarations, and three letters directed and delivered to your selfe in perticular; but I hope now since the mistakes on both sides are cleared, and itt appeares that wee are both ingaged in the same interest and contending for the same cause, itt will not bee soe easie for those whose designe itt is to bring in the Common Enimie to begett misapprehensions betweene us, and for my part I doe assure yow I shall bee ready upon all occasions to shew my selfe
Your very humble servant,