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 worshipfull
yt may please yow to vnderstand herby that we Received
the bodye of Iohn Smythe in to our howse of Correcyon
from the Ioale of Norwich. as by the warrent
I doe herwith send vnto your worship, 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
Commend his miserable and lamentable estat to
your 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. your worships to be Command

Walsingham the
15o Iune 1618 /
Thomas Browne overseer of
the howse of Correcion in
Walsingham Place


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To the Right worshipfull Sir
Nathaniell Bacon
Knight at his house
Stifkey these delivered


Thomas Browne