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L.a.145: Letter from Walter Bagot, Blithfield, to Lady Barbara Crompton, 1616 July 6: autograph manuscript signed with autograph reply by Crompton

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Collection:Papers of the Bagot family of Blithfield, Staffordshire
Preferred Citation:Letter from Walter Bagot, Blithfield, to Lady Barbara Crompton, 1616 July 6: autograph manuscript signed with autograph reply by Crompton, Papers of the Bagot family of Blithfield, Staffordshire. Transcription by Early Modern Manuscripts Online (EMMO). MS L.a.145, Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC.
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Good La: I doe not forget that Twesdaye next the nynthe
of this moneth is the daye I am to paye vnto you and
my Cosin your daughter fyftie toow pound{es}. xs yf
you can Conveniently spare it to Continew in my hand{es}
six monethes more I will be thankfull to you for it.
otherwayes yf to the last of this moneth I can ^more conveniently
then provide it. many payement{es} at this midsomer
daye vnfurnishe mee for present payement yet yf your
expectacon bee to haue it at the daye I will doe my best
to vide yt And soe expectinge your answere wth remebance
of loue and service will euer rest.

Your true freind
Walter Bagot
6 Iuly 1616

My wiefe requireth mee to remember
her love to you and your daughters

Sir your multe yf you breake
your daye and forfet your bonde
will coste you a pece of venye
venysone If you hapin to kill
even a bucke betewext this time
and this daye sevenete yeal my
daughter hathe eaten none this
somer and menye times greate belid
wemen think of suche noveltyes
I praye remember my loue to your
good wif your ever trulye louinge frend

Barbara Crompton

To Rose

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To my Worthie freind
the La: Crompton
these dd

for foras muche