Oliver Cromwell's Letters And Speeches (volume 2)

Paperback | January 10, 2012

byOliver Cromwell

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1846. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... details we omit. Conceive that all manner of Authorities, with or without some little preambling, agree to go on as heretofore; that adherences arrive from Land-Generals and Sea-Generals by return of post; that the old Council of State having vanished with its Mother, a new Interim Council of State, with * Oliver Cromwell Captain General' at the head of it, answers equally well; in a word, that all people are looking eagerly forward to those same 'Known Persons, Men fearing God, and of approved Integrity,' who are now to be got together from all quarters of England, to say what shall be done with this Commonwealth,-- whom there is now no Fag-end of a corrupt Parliament to prevent just men from choosing with their best ability. Conceive all this; and read the following SUMMONS. To . Forasmuch as, upon the dissolution of the late Parliament, it became necessary, that the peace, safety and good government of this Commonwealth should be provided for: And in order thereunto, divers Persons fearing God, and of approved Fidelity and Honesty, are, by myself with the advice of my Council of Officers, nominated; to whom the great charge and trust of so weighty affairs is to be committed: And having good assurance of your love to, and courage for, God and the interest of His Cause, and ' that' of the good People of this Commonwealth: I, Oliver Cromwell, Captain General and Commanderin-Chief of all the Armies and Forces raised and to be raised within this Commonwealth, do hereby summon and require You, , being one of the Persons nominated,--Personally to be and appear at the CouncilChamber, commonly known or called by the name of the Council-Chamber at Whitehall, within the City of Westminster, upon the Fourth day of July next ensuing the date hereof; Then and there to take...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1846. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... details we omit. Conceive that all manner of Authorities, with or without some little preambling, agree to go on as heretofore; that ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:130 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.28 inPublished:January 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021773748X

ISBN - 13:9780217737487

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