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Memoirs of Edmund Ludlow Volume 3

Edmund Ludlow

Published September 12th 2013
ISBN : 9781230205182
Paperback
116 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1699 edition. Excerpt: ... fident will free theeMoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1699 edition. Excerpt: ... fident will free thee from much trouble- but if thou hast not the patience to forbear judging harshly of my Actions, before thou hearest the Reasons of them from me, thou mayst be often subject to be doubly vext, first with Slanders, then with having given too much Ear unto them. To conc!ude, esteem me as thou findest me constant to those Grounds thou lefts me withal, and so farewel Dear Heart. 21. 13. Copy to my Wife, 2 Jan. 1645. by p 4 This is a true Copy, examined by Edm. Prideaux. H VI. it. Oxford, 19 Feb. O. S. Dear Heart, ICannot yet fend thee any certain Word concerning the issue of our Treaty- only, the unreasonable stubbornness of the Rebels, gives daily less and less hopes, of any accommodation this way- wherefore I hope no Rumors shall hinder thee from hastning all thou mayst, all possible assistance to me, and particularly that of the Duke of Lorrains- concerning which I received yesterday good News from Dr. Goffe, That the Prince of Orange will furnish Shipping for his Transportation, and that the rest of his Negotiation goes hopefully on by which, and many other ways, I find thy Affection so accompanied with dexterity, as as I know not whether (in their several kinds) to esteem most- but I will fay no more of this, lest thou may think that I pretend to do this way what is but possible to be done by the continued actions of my Life- tho I leave News to others, yet I cannot but tell thee, That even now I have received certain Intelligence of a great Defeat given to Argyle by Montrofe- who upon surprize totally routed those Rebels, and killed 1500 upon the Place. Yesterday I received thine of 27 Jan. by the Portugal Agent, the only way (but Expresses) I am confident on, either to receive Letters from thee, or to fend them...