Letter of Robert Brooke, 1737 May 24.
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Sir I have lost no time that I could possibly apply to my finishing the survey of Prince William, but whether I can get a fair Plan of it before ye Court of Oyer, is what I cannot promise considering that ye duty of my office will oblige me to be (if I am able) in Caroline all next week. I have had a feavr. Every afternoon since Essex Court, which is some times very severe, and my tasks are such as will allow me no time to take proper remedys I wish health to you and yours and sir Your most humble servant Ro Brooke
May 24, 1737