Dare not undertake the Purchase recommended.
CXXXI. To Lord Fleetwood: \Vhitehall, 16 May,
1654 . . . . . . .
To dismiss Col. Alured.
“ CXX'XII. To Col. Alured : Whitehall, 16 May, 1654
Official Order to the Colonel.
“ CXXXIII. To Sir T. Rymer : Whitehall, 5 July,
A City Preacher.
SPEECH II. Meeting of the First Protectorate Parliament, 4
Sept., 1654 . . . . . . .
Goodwin’s Sermon, On the Deliverance out of Egypt,
and Pilgrimage towards Canaan through the T/Vilder-
ness. Our difficulties: Antichrist; Levellers, Fifth-Mo-
narchists, Jesuits. Our attainments: Some Reform of
Law; Reform of Church ; Peace, with almost all Nations.
Finance; necessity of Concord.
3rnscn III. To the same Parliament, 12 Sept., 1654 .
Cannot have the Foundations of Government submitted
to debate in this Assembly. A free Parliament they; but
he also, in virtue of whom they sit, must be an unques-
tioned Protector. His history since he entered on these
Public Struggles : Dismissal of the Long Parliament; Ab-
dication of the Little Parliament; Protectorship, on what
founded, by whom acknowledged. To proceed no farther,
till they acknowledge it.
LETTER CXXXIV. To R. Bennet, Esq. : Whitehall, 12 Jan.,
' 1654-5 . . . . .
' Virginia and Maryland.
“ CXXXV. To Captain Crook: Whitehall, 20 Jan.,
1654-5 . . . .
To watch Adjutant-Gen. Allen.
Stilton IV. Dissolution of the First Protectorate Parliament,
22 Jan., 1654-5 . . . . .
Regrets that they have not communicated with him: he
was not unconcerned with them; has been struggling and