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L.a.18: Letter from Lady Jane Cokayne Ashley (née Okeover) to Walter Bagot, Blithfield, 1608?: 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, 1608?: manuscript signed, Papers of the Bagot family of Blithfield, Staffordshire. Transcription by Early Modern Manuscripts Online (EMMO). MS L.a.18, Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC.
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Sir I have sent youe a trewe Inventorie of my Mothers goodes
I would have sent it sooner but I wanted a Convenient
messenger, youe may see by it that my Mothers substance was
not great, But that it was Cheefely in Heaven where I
Doubte not but shee hath the fruishion of them, I am Assured
shee ought not any thinge to any man but good will, & soe
with many thankes for my kinde entertaynment, I with
prayers to god for my Cozene youre wyves safe Delyverance
I Committ youe to the Almightie

She that thinkes her
selfe most bond to
you for your fatherley
kare: Iane Ashely

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To the Right Worshipfull
my very good Cozene Walter
Bagott Esquire at his house
at Blieffelde delivered this

Mrs Okeouers Inventory