Great endeavours were used in Ireland to perswade lieut.-col. Walker, an honest man and a good Officer, to undertake the command of those forces that were ordered to be sent from thence; but he perceiving the design, and being throughly sensible that this Offer was not made to him from any affection to his person, or sense of his services, refused to bite at the bait, tho it was gilded as much as might be, by advancing a considerable sum, and satisfying the arrears Of those that went out of the forfeited lands in such places as they should chuse. Upon his refusal, Major Moor accepted the imployment with the title Of Colonel; but on condition that after he had conducted the men to Jamaica, he should have liberty to return, which he did after many difficulties and hazards of his person 3. Capt. Chester, a stout man, and one who at a general council of Ofiicers had Openly expressed his discontent against the usurpation, was also perswaded to engage in this service, and lost his life in the expedition.
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Publisher - Forgotten Books
Language - English
Author(s) - Edmund Ludlow
Published Date - August 23 2019
ISBN - 9780266250418
Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 3.4 cm
Page Count - 588
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