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CO L L E C T E D
of both Houses, the Public LIBRARIES, Original Manu-
By SEVER A L HAND S.
THE SECOND EDITION.
IN TWENTY-FOUR VOLUMES
From the Disturbances in O&tober, 1659, to the Restoration of the King;
Printed for J. and R. TONSON, and A. MILLAR, in the
E N G L A N D.
HE Army being now once again Inter-tegnutri,
entire Lords and Masters of all, had T many Consultations how they should
O&tober. new model the Government; and first they declared Fleetwood to be The Army fend
their Commander in Chief. They Letters to the next dispatch'd Messengers to the Armies in Scot- Forces in Scot
land and Ireland, land and Ireland, to acquaint them with what they had done ; knowing well, That it was of great Importance to secure those Forces in their Intereft. The Council of State met very seldom, and that privately ; at one of which Meetings, Ludtow informs us, Col. Sydenham made a Speech, in Vindication of the late Proceedings of the Army; and undertook to provë, That they were neceffitated to make ufe of this last Remedy by a particular Call of the Divine Providence. But, that the Lord President Bradshaw, who was then present, tho', by long Sickness, very weak and much emaciated, yet, adds our Author, being animated by his ardens Zeal and constant Affection to the Common Caufe, Vol. XXII.