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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

Catalog record:
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 Lady I do not forget that Tuesday next the ninth
of this month is the day I am to pay unto you and
my Cousin your daughter fifty two pounds. 10s if
you can Conveniently spare it to Continue in my hands
six months more I will be thankful to you for it.
otherwise if to the last of this month I can more conveniently
then provide it. many payments at this midsummer
day unfurnish me for present payment yet if your
expectation be to have it at the day I will do my best
to provide it And so expecting your answer with remembrance
of love and service will ever rest.

Your true friend
Walter Bagot
6 July 1616

My wife requireth me to remember
her love to you and your daughters

Sir your multe if you break
your day and forfeit your bond
will cost you a piece of venye
venison If you happen to kill
even a buck betwixt this time
and this day seventy yeal my
daughter hath eaten none this
summer and many times great bellied
women think of such novelties
I pray remember my love to your
good wife your ever truly loving friend

Barbara Crompton

To Rose

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leaf 2 verso

To my Worthy friend
the Lady Crompton
these delivered

for foras much