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L.a.176: Letter from William Bagot, Oxford, to Walter Bagot, 1619 November 7: autograph manuscript signed

Catalog record:
Collection:Papers of the Bagot family of Blithfield, Staffordshire
Preferred Citation:Letter from William Bagot, Oxford, to Walter Bagot, 1619 November 7: autograph manuscript signed, Papers of the Bagot family of Blithfield, Staffordshire. Transcription by Early Modern Manuscripts Online (EMMO). MS L.a.176, Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC.
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Deare father, my humble duti remembred vnto you, the cause of my writeing
vnto you at this time is to certifie you that my bedfelow and I are in good
health I thanke god. I wrote a letter vnto you by Mr Challenor but
wch went vp to London wth my cosin Crumpton but I cannot tell
whether you haue receaued it or no. I haue sent you by this barer
a pen knife the best that I coulde get being a smale rememberance of
my duti. My Tutor goeth to his fathers to kepe Christmas wherfore
I pray you let me cume in to the cuntrie wth my cosin Crumpton
I haue neede of shute a shute if it please you to let me haue it against
Christmas for my best shute is quite out of fasion, if youer pleasure
be that I shalle haue one my tutor may by it and lay out the
mony till the quarters ende. Thus wth my dayly prares to god
for youer health and longe I life I rest

Oxforde 7
Nouember 1619
Youer dutiful and obediant sonne
William Bagott

Mr Doctor keble my tutor and
my so cosin Crumpton remember
there loues vnto you and my mother

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Willm Bagot

Wm Bagot to his Father
Walr Bagot. Oxon