Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

19.2.1649 (Monday 19 February 1649)

document 70003910

19: I was dealt with to subscribe a manifest of the Minist(ry). against the present proceedings and the agreement of the people, and a dissent in the matter of the King, there are some things are well done, but for Ministers to intermeddle thus in all difficulties of state, I question the warrantableness thereof, and therefore I could not concur, but my advice is that the civil part might be undertaken by some able statesman and the religious part by some able ministers, and then proceed to a subscription