Moyle discusses his concerns over the end of the Rump Parliament on 20 April 1653, points out the necessity of Parliament providing for the armed forces, and welcomes news of an election of members for a new Parliament. Does not dispute the cause or lawfulness of "the shutting of [th]e parl[i]am[en]t doores." Letter also discusses some personal and local affairs
Dated: Bake in Cornwall, 2nd of June, 1653. Signed: John Moyle. Addressed: ... Colonell Robert Bennett, Esqr., att his lodging att Axeyard neere Kings Streete in Westminster att Mrs. Jane Linghams or att White Hall att ye Committee of Officers ...
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Upcott -- Phillipps MS
Formerly Folger MS Add 662
Purchased from Sotheby's (London) 26 June 1974, lot 2858
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Extended title: Autograph letter signed from John Moyle, Bake in St. Germans, Cornwall, to Colonel Robert Bennet, London 1653 June 2