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L.a.154: Letter from Walter Bagot to Robert Aston, Tixall, 1620: autograph manuscript signed

Catalog record:
Collection:Papers of the Bagot family of Blithfield, Staffordshire
Preferred Citation:Letter from Walter Bagot to Robert Aston, Tixall, 1620: autograph manuscript signed, Papers of the Bagot family of Blithfield, Staffordshire. Transcription by Early Modern Manuscripts Online (EMMO). MS L.a.154, Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC.
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leaf 1 recto

I am required to bee a commissioner tomorow at Lichf: Vpon an inquirie
out of the Exchequier for recusant{es}. Warrant is q graunted vnto
the sheriff of this Countie to inpanell a Iurie and the place
appoynted by mr Leigh is Lichfield I praye your opinion
whether any such enquirie bee good in lawe beeinge taken in
an other Countie and whether there bee aucthoritie in the
sheriff to sommon a iurie thether for there apance. I haue
no mynd to the busines and wold willinglie haue a clenlie
shift to avoyde yt.
Yours assured
Walter Bagot

leaf 1 verso

To my lovinge Cosin Robert
Aston Esq Tixsall