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L.a.179: Letter from William Bagot, Oxford, to Walter Bagot, Blithfield, 1621 June 27: autograph manuscript signed

Catalog record:
Collection:Papers of the Bagot family of Blithfield, Staffordshire
Preferred Citation:Letter from William Bagot, Oxford, to Walter Bagot, Blithfield, 1621 June 27: autograph manuscript signed, Papers of the Bagot family of Blithfield, Staffordshire. Transcription by Early Modern Manuscripts Online (EMMO). MS L.a.179, Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC.
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Father) I haue receaued your letter, and money according to your letter
with which I haue bought me a nue shute, and dicharged my quarters commons
and battels, with something outr plus: but by reason of byeing of bookes for me, by
my Tutor, of which you shall receaue a note by this barer, ^& of laying out money
for wine, I am to paye vnto my Tutor for tuition this quarter, to my Landrese,
to the Shouemaker, and to my Taylor, which yet I know not how much it will
come tow where=fore I desier you to send vp what please you by the next
barer, and god willing you shall haue a note of it. I doe intende if it
please you, and my Mother to stay here this vacation, for it is a very
good time to study in, my Tutor meaneth to stay all this vacation and to
reade many good thinges vnto vs that stay. My Tutor cannot come doune
to you this vacation, but he hath allmost promised Mr Sheldon and
me to goe done with vs this time tueluemothes. Thus with my humble
duty remembred to you, and ^my mother, with my loue to my Brothers and
Sisters, with the rest of my good frendes I rest./

Oxoniensis the 27th
of Iune 1621./
Your dutyfull and obedient
sonne William Bagot.

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To the worshipfull my very loueinge
Father Walter Bagot
Esquier at Blith
feilde giue

William Bagot to his Father
Walter Bagot Oxoniensis