William Godwin's Diary

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Mystery (23  November  1826) Author unknownThe mystery of the good old cause briefly unfolded. In a catalogue of such members of the late Long Parliament that held offices both civil and military, contrary to the self-denying ordinance hereunto annexed. Together with the sums of money and lands which they divided among themselves during their sitting (at least such as was dispos'd of publickly). Also a list of such aldermen and common-council-men and others as made profit by the continuance of the war, excise, taxes, and oppressive proceedings of the Parliament. 1660
WG reads in the British Museum on 1826-11-23.

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