A Collection of the State Papers of John Thurloe, Esq., Secretary, First, to the Council of State, and Afterwards to the Two Protectors, Oliver and Richard Cromwell; In Seven Volumes : Containing Authentic Memorials of the Volume 6
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. 1742 edition. Excerpt: ...y T is my duty to acquaint your honor, how that on the 29th precedent, two Hollanders X came forth of Cadiz, bound for the Canary Isles, whom I caus'd to be fearch'd for letters, and in whom were found many, all in Spanish, some of very greate concernment, and those from eminent persons; the choyse of which have translated into English, and sent your honor with the originalls others I have sent to the commissioners, they intimating a speciall order from the king for the speedy settinge forth a considerable fleete of forty sayle, and also discovering their intentions for the secure bringing home their treasure and goods from the Canary Iflandsby the Hollanders; which I hope will be taken into serious consideration, for the prevention thereof. Thus, with my due and daly prayers for the continuance of your health, encreasc of your honor and guidance in your weighty affaires, I subscribe myselfe, as in all duty I am Rainbow, 8 Aug. off Cadiz, 1657. Your honor's faithfull servant, J. Stoakes. Tho. Dodson to doctor. Henry Jones. Right Honorable, Cashell, 8 Aug. 1657. Vs.l.lii.p 354. "T OUR's of the 23d, and your other of the 25th, I have not receaved untill the sixth X f August, by reason I was travailing, and could not meete your friend till then, of whom I have receaved the fame mentioned in your letter, for which I render you manney thanks for your care therein; it was verie necessarie for my intended ways, and to pass over the wynter. Being most joifull and much incouradged to have my correspondencie setled with a person of your great merritts, sufficiencie, judgment, zeale and discretion, as I find by your judicious letters, I shall therefore freely and faithfully informe you all that shall come withen my reatch. And for the present I...
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