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L.a.271: Letter from Richard Broughton to Richard Bagot, Blithfield, 1593 May 15: autograph manuscript signed

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Collection:Papers of the Bagot family of Blithfield, Staffordshire
Preferred Citation:Letter from Richard Broughton to Richard Bagot, Blithfield, 1593 May 15: autograph manuscript signed, Papers of the Bagot family of Blithfield, Staffordshire. Transcription by Early Modern Manuscripts Online (EMMO). MS L.a.271, Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC.
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Mr Auditor for your accompts touching Beaudesert &c doth turn me over to
acquaint my Lord Treasurer and having his allowance then &c no thanks./. he was
servant in household with the Lady Paget & therefore dealeth the rather to satisfy humors (she
more warily) I acquainted Mr Wakeing what you had disbursed for him & others
of your own purse. & that you were (worthily in respect you disbursed where
you had no need) to crave his help to have my Lord Treasurer's allowance he again
is loath to trouble my Lord unless you would send up my Lord Treasurer's letter thereby
to put his Lordship in remembrance of your warrant for disbursements and so as yet I stand upon these terms
the next money you are to disburse of your own purse for any those affairs
I wish to be kept. for I see small thanks & small care./.
for your accompts touching the Scottish Queen for 70li which heretofore Mr Auditor did
well like of. disbursed for household charges at Chartley. which Sir Amias
Paulet wrote you should receive again from him whensoever you would
send for, I am driven to have conference to see if in Sir Amias
Paulet's accompts it be acknowledged and upon conference with Mr
Darrell I hope we shall therein do well howsoever it be
you shall have allowance./ I understand, that from Mr Cobham young
Mr Paget hath an assignment of a new lease from her Majesty of
Beaudesert house & park./ but the certainty you shall there sooner
know/ A The plague doth increase the last week to 63. it is very
much dispersed if the certificate augment I will send towards Whitsuntide
for horses for my partner & Mall. and if it increase the next term is not
Like to hold & then we shall have leisure to see the country
Yours in haste with due commendation to everybody I end this 15 of
May 1593
Yours Richard Broughton

my Lord Treasurer on Thursday last in [◇] view
sat in the Exchequer chamber. & on Saturday went to
the court to Croydon Where he yet remaineth
my Lord of Essex this day dineth with Sir Henry Unton
who entertaineth the French Ambassador Vidam of
Chartres son to the old lieger Ambassador that
is here. at Mount Fisher alias called Fisher's
Folly without Bishopsgate.

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To the Right Worshipful. my very Loving
father-in-law Mr Richard Bagot
Esquire At Blithfield