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L.a.223: Letter from Anne Broughton (née Bagot), Warwick Inn, to Richard Bagot, Blithfield, 1587 May 11: autograph manuscript signed

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Collection:Papers of the Bagot family of Blithfield, Staffordshire
Preferred Citation:Letter from Anne Broughton (née Bagot), Warwick Inn, to Richard Bagot, Blithfield, 1587 May 11: autograph manuscript signed, Papers of the Bagot family of Blithfield, Staffordshire. Transcription by Early Modern Manuscripts Online (EMMO). MS L.a.223, Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC.
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Good father I haue sent by this carrier two suger loues they waegh
xxix pound & a quarter, which cometh to xxvs vid & vid the bages
I haue sent therewith vi pounds of peper I bought of Mr Morly iis vid
a pound, I haue bought mace he selleth it for xs a pound, Cloues iiiis
vi a pound when my mother needeth she shall haue some of mine, my
vncle Oker could help me with no more, I haue sent therewith a
gallan & a pint of sallet oyle which cost vis & iiiid, I am verie glad to
heare that my sister Lettice shall come vp, my mother shall haue
her goune assone as I can get it made, my partoner is gone this day
to speake with Mr Dorrell about your accomptes for vntill he haue bine
with the auditor he can not certify him of your accomptes, because
you had but a letter of Sir Amias Paulets and not an acquittance my
partoner telleth me that he will goe thoragh with it with asmuch speede
as he may, my brother Anthony is at Croidon where the Quene lieth
he saeth he deliuered your letter to Mr Grivvell & after went for
annsweare & he told him that day he had written you an annsweare
by his man, I am sorn that my vncle Ihon continueth in his old disordered
life, I sent you downe athinge from the high commissioners which wold
haue restrayned him, my partoner saieth that wold haue bine the
best course he will not let his sonne weare a coate of penniston he
saith it is to whot ^he you caused me to by buy buffin for him Lil & Wat
which shalbe made vp with as little cost as I can, because you shall
see how the sicknes increaseth I haue sent you a bill of the last
week and this. So cravinge your dayly blessinge and my mothers
to me and my daughter I cease to troble you: Warwick Inne this
xi of May

Your obedient Daughter.
Anne Broughton

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Right worshipfull my
good father Mr Bagot
at Bliethfield this
be delivered