Daily Courant (Newspaper) - June 19, 1730, London, Middlesex
The Daily Courant Friday, June 19, 1^30. To tbe Author of tbe DAILY COURANT. SIi\, TH E famous Stdry of Oliver Crom. weft's Intercourfe with the Devil, jult before the Battle of TVorcefier, as related with a great deal of Gravity and Air of Belief, by Mr. Archdeacon E-chard, ha zing been much talk'd of, 1 could not but be pleas'd with the brief Recital thereof, and Tome judicious Obfervations thereon, in a little Pamphlet lately publifhed, intitled, A New SURVEY of ENGLAND, fby N. Sainton, L L. B. it feems not the Modern Hiftory Salmon) Part IX. which is a Work full of ufeful Antiquity, and excellent Obfervations, which the Author makes on the great Events that have happen'd at the feveral Places, whole Ancient and Modern State he defcribes: And I dare fay, if you take the Opportunity of inferring it in your Paper, in the Want of Foreign Materials, or frelh Advices, it will give all your Readers as much Pleafure as it did me. I (lull tranfcribe it for you therefore, from Page 691 of this Treatife, under the Head of fVorcefterfhire, which he is describing ; and fays as follows: " iVorcefter Fight hath an Appendage " which cannot pafs without Remark ; I *' mean the famous Intercourfe between Mr. " Cromwell, and an Envoy, or Confute of the " Prince of the Power of the Afri in Perry *' Wood, the Morning before the Engage-" menr. Mr. Echard has given it us in his " Hifiory of England, for which he will have ** the Honour to be quotechby Nurfery Fires ; ttr he concludes it, indeed, with thefe Words, " The Keeper of the Seals, the Secretary) " of State for Foreign Affairs, the Secferaf^ " of the Navy, and the Comptroller-General " of the Finances, (hall each of them make " a Reporc therein of the principal Mattersi " that fall within their refpect)ve Province^ " A0 the Arrets and other Intfrumenti of *' the Royal Council of Commerce fhall be " fign'd by the Chancellor, the Keeper of the " Seals, the Secretaries of State, and the *' Comptroller-General of the Finances^ ead* " for his refpective Province. ., " Tbe principal and moft important Af-" fairs of Trade fhall be regulated in this *' Royal Council, there to be decided and " put into a Forrrl capable of renderFng tbii " Eftablifhment ufeful to all Merchants and] " Traders j and the Regulations Concerning; " the Manufactures fhall be fettled and corf-" firm'd therein. ... " His Majefty wilTs and ordains," that a'6 " every Seflion of this Royal Council, a ^,e~ " port fhall be always made of fome one *c of the .different Branches of Coti.^.erce; ** either Home or Foreign, which require bis " Care and Protection; together with-the 4t prefent State of fome Manufactures? tti'ac " the propereft Methods may be ta'Ken tb> " perfect its Eftablifhment and Progfefs;alidl " to fecure its Confamption.