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THE COPPY OF A LETTER SENT FROM GENERALL LEISHLEY, to the Lord GENERALL the Earle of HOLLAND, and read in the Houſe of Commons,the 7th. of Iuly, 1641.

Printed in the yeare 1641.


The Coppy of a Letter ſent from Generall Leiſhley to the Lord Generall the Earle of Holland, and read in the Houſe of Commons,the 7th. of Iuly, 1641.

My Lord,

I Give your Lordſhip hearty thanks that you have been pleaſed to acquaint me with your arrivall at Yorke, I had ſome notice given me before by our Commiſſioners of his Majeſties Commands, and the deſire of the Parliament, for that happy and peaceable ſervice your Lordſhip is now about. I am glad that I am at Darrington by accident, in that place where I may give the more ſpeed and incouragement, which your Lordſhip deſireth and expects from me. This ſhall be done with all poſſible diligence: For as at the firſt, the reaſon of ſending any Troops towards the Tees, was for inlargement of their Quarter, and the great eaſe of the reſt of the Biſhoprick; ſo now, the retyring ſhalbe to take away al jealouſy from the Army of our aboade in this part of the County: For although the ſtreightning of our Quarter wilbe both prejudiciall to the Countrey and us, yet God forbid it ſhould be2 made a pretext to make the leaſt ſtay to the good worke your Lordſhip hath in hand; and the further we remove from other in this end, we are the nearer to be joyned in all hearty affection for the ſervice of the King: Wherfore ſo ſure grounds of Hope are now layd, that all his Majeſties Three Kingdomes Enemies will have as much cauſe to feare the ill ef­fects of our Union, as they had matter of rejoyceing at the too long laſting diſcord between us: And it may be ſo in all ages to come; which is the hearty wiſh and Prayer of

Your Lordſhips moſt humble Servant, H. LEISHLEY.

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TextThe coppy of a letter sent from General Leishley, to the lord generall the Earle of Holland, and read in the House of Commons, the 7th. of Iuly, 1641.
AuthorLeven, Alexander Leslie, Earl of, 1580?-1661..
Extent Approx. 3 KB of XML-encoded text transcribed from 3 1-bit group-IV TIFF page images.
SeriesEarly English books online.
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Bibliographic informationThe coppy of a letter sent from General Leishley, to the lord generall the Earle of Holland, and read in the House of Commons, the 7th. of Iuly, 1641. Leven, Alexander Leslie, Earl of, 1580?-1661.. [2], 2 p. s.n.],[London :Printed in the yeare 1641.. (Signed and dated at end: H. Leishley.) (Place of publication from Wing.) (Printers' device (McK. 290) on t.p.) (Reproduction of the original in the British Library.)
  • Great Britain -- History -- Charles I, 1625-1649 -- Early works to 1800.

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