L.d.196: Letter from Thomas Browne, overseer of the house of correction, Walsingham, to Nathaniel Bacon, Stiffkey, 1618 June 15: autograph manuscript signed

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Collection:Papers of the Bacon-Townshend family of Stiffkey, Norfolk
Preferred Citation:Letter from Thomas Browne, overseer of the house of correction, Walsingham, to Nathaniel Bacon, Stiffkey, 1618 June 15: autograph manuscript signed, Papers of the Bacon-Townshend family of Stiffkey, Norfolk. Transcription by Early Modern Manuscripts Online (EMMO). MS L.d.196, Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC.
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Right worll
yt may please yow to vnderstand herby that we Rhd
the bodye of Iohn Smythe in to or howse of Correcyon
from the Ioale of Norwch. as by the warrent
I doe herwth send vnto yor wor, maye apere.
Who we fynd to be a pore weake Sicke and ympotent
Creater. no waye able to labor, therby to releve him
Sellfe and much fyter yt is that he wer Comforted
Then Chastised. I Thought good therfore to
Commed his miserable and lamentable estat to
yr worships wisdome and Compassyon: that yf
yow Shall So please he maye be dischargede
And Set at lybbertie. Thus hvmbly Takinge my
Leave and Rest. yr worships to be Command

Walsingha the
15o Iune 1618 /
Tho Browne overseer of
the howse of Correcion in
Walsingha Ple


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To the Right worll Sr
Nathaniell Bacon
Knight at his house
Stifkey ths dd


Tho Browne