Samuel Locke

E. S. de Beer (ed.), The Clarendon Edition of the Works of John Locke: The Correspondence of John Locke: In Eight Volumes, Vol. 6: Letters Nos. 2199–2664

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2642. Samuel Locke to Locke, 2 December 1699 (2637, 2684)

B.L., MS. Locke c. 14, ff. 204–5.

Honoured Sir

My Last was 30th past: by th'inclosed from Dr Pound you will finde that the things Came in the nick of tyme. I Conclude they sayled yesterday with a faire wind: about 14 days hence Sir wee intend to dispatch away another ship to follow dr Pounde for China;2 when if you think fitt to send him any of your Commands: please to Lett one be to recomend the Correspondency between him and my son John at Suratt (as his Letter mentioneth): for which reason I presume to send it you: our factory (Intended to be setled in China) will be obliedged to send shiping and Effects for Suratt verry frequent; that to Correspond there, may be serviceable boath to the Doctor and John; likewyse: please Sir to Excuse my freedom: and favour mee with your Commands that am. honored Sir

  • Your most humble servant and Cossen
  • Sam Locke

⟨Lon⟩dona 2d: december 1699.

Address: To John Locke Esqr. [at Oates, by Joslyn, Bishops Stortford]

Postmark: -e

Endorsed by Locke: S: Locke 2 Dec. 99 Answered 4

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Editor’s Note
2 Perhaps the Trumball: Morse, i. 109–10.
Critical Apparatus
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