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James Colebrooke (London) to John Mostyn (Mostyn): financial advice, recommendation of lottery orders, reasons for fall in South Sea Co. stock - "in short tis plain they know no more how to work the machene of Credit when made so Bulkey & Stock at 800 upon their Capitall than I do to execute the most difficult province in the Mathematicks" (15 Oct 1719), a bill regulating South Sea Co. stock, 1716-1720.


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