|These are to will & require you forthwith upon sight hereof
to make your repaire to any place, where you shall understand the
person of John Lilburne Lt. Col. to be or to any House, lodging or
place to him appertayning, and there you shall make search for &
seize upon a certaine booke intituled an impeachm[en]t ag[ains]t L.
Gen[era]ll Cromwell & his Son in Law Henry Ireton, & for all
other scandalous seditious & treasonable bookes & pamphlets
& other papers ag[ains]t the governm[en]t of the Com[m]onwealth,
all w[hi]ch bookes by you soe seized, you shall bring to this Councell.
And all Officers both Civill and Military are hereby required to be
ayding & assisting unto you in the execuc[i]on hereof of all w[hi]ch
you are not to fayle & for w[hi]ch this shall be your warrant.
Geven at the Councell of State at Whitehall this 20 Aug. 1649
|To Edward Dandy Esq. etc.