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15 Junii, 1648. The particulars of the fight at Colchester (sent in a letter to the Honorable William Lenthal Esq; Speaker of the Honorable House of Commons) was read in the house of Commons: [microform] : in which letter it appears, the town is besieged, and five hundred of the enemies were taken prisoners, and six hundred left the town, sixty that were killed buried in one churchyard, besides what was slain in the other part of the town, Sir William Campion slain, one knight more, Col: Cook, Major Eyres, two other majors, and other officers, Mersey Fort taken, with two culverins, two sakers, and one drake, and Col: Steward, Col: Thornton and Sir Bar. Scudamore taken raising forces near Newmarket. Ordered by the Commons assembled in Parliament, that this letter be forthwith printed and published. H: Elsynge, Cler. Parl. D. Com.

Author/Creator:
Rushworth, John, 1612?-1690.
Other Title:
Particulars of the fight at Colchester (sent in a letter to the Honorable William Lenthal Esq; Speaker of the Honorable House of Commons) was read in the house of Commons
Publication:
London : Printed for Edward Husband, Printer to the Honorable House of Commons, June 17. 1648.
Series:
Thomason Tracts ; 71:E.448[11].
Format/Description:
Microformat
8 p.
Subjects:
Colchester (England) -- History -- Siege, 1648 -- Early works to 1800.
Great Britain -- History -- Civil War, 1642-1649 -- Early works to 1800.
Notes:
Signed on A4r: J.R., i.e. John Rushworth.
Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University Microfilms International, 1977. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (Thomason Tracts ; 71:E.448[11]). s1977 miun a
Cited in:
Wing (2nd ed.) R2328.
Thomason E.448[11].
Contributor:
England and Wales. Parliament. House of Commons.
OCLC:
61376113
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