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L.a.181: Letter from William Bagot, Oxford, to Walter Bagot, Blithfield, 1622 April 22: 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, 1622 April 22: autograph manuscript signed, Papers of the Bagot family of Blithfield, Staffordshire. Transcription by Early Modern Manuscripts Online (EMMO). MS L.a.181, Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC.
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ffather) I haue receaued your kind, and fatherly letter: kinde in that there=
by you aduertise me of thinkges necessarie for maintenance wch I was to receaue,
and according to your letter haue receaued; fatherly in that you by a fatherly
admonition command a reformation of a thinge amisse, to witt, the forme of my
writing, wch if I had knowen before I coulde easilye haue alt^ered, and hence
forth will daylie showe that I can easily change it, nether will I thereby any
more showe a barren invention. Thus feareing lest wth my prolixitie I may molest,
your more serious cogitations, or incurre your displeasure, giueing you hartie thankes
for that I haue at this time receaued, & wth the rememberance of my humble
dutie vnto you, I humblie take my leaue, and rest.

Oxon: the 22th
of Aprill. 1622:/
Your dutifull and obedient
sonne. William Bagot./

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To the Right wors:ll his very loueing
ffather, Walter Bagot Esquier
at Blithfeilde in Staff.
shire, these be./