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L.a.17: Letter from Lady Jane Cokayne Ashley (née Okeover) to Walter Bagot, Blithfield, circa 1605: autograph manuscript signed

Catalog record:
Collection:Papers of the Bagot family of Blithfield, Staffordshire
Preferred Citation:Letter from Lady Jane Cokayne Ashley (née Okeover) to Walter Bagot, Blithfield, circa 1605: autograph manuscript signed, Papers of the Bagot family of Blithfield, Staffordshire. Transcription by Early Modern Manuscripts Online (EMMO). MS L.a.17, Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC.
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leaf 1 recto

Good cossen god be with us I haue sent Ser Iohn Harperes Letter
where in you may vnder stand. he will not
demand the Rent of Phillep Etone. yet is
he willing he should be tenand to hit still.
I besich you demand the Rent. at this
Laday day. he hath bin a euel tenand. for
with out Leue he hath fallene ii trees. I haue
for this yere yelded my ^consent to Ser Iohn Harper. that
Eeton shall haue it peing to you and mr Egerto
the rent but vnlesh he be a better tennand. this
yere I will case him Louke eles where. and so
with my kindest comendacion. to your good selfe
and my cossen your wyfe. I end cometting you
to god

Your pore cossen
Iane Ashely:

I haue mised to demaund the rent betwixt this and Ester
ther is Reseued by my father
before his deth. xx pond for this
yeare Last past. now due this Rent
day but x pond

leaf 1 verso || leaf 2 recto

leaf 2 verso

To the Right worll and
my especiall good freind
Walter Bagott Esqe
at his house at Blythfild
bee dd

Iane Ashley to
Walr Bagot