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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 accomptes touchinge Beaudesert &c doth turne me ouer to
acquaint my Lord Threasurer and having his allowance then &c no thankes./. he was
seruant in houshold with the Lady Paget & therefore dealeth the rather to satisfie humors (shee
more warilie) I acquainted mr wakeing what you had disbursed for him & others
of your owne purse. & that you were (worthilie in respect you disbursed where
you had no neade) to crave his help to haue my Lord Threasurers allowance he againe
is loth to trouble my Lord vnlesse you would send vp my Lord Threasurers lettre therby
to put his lordship in remembrance of your warrant for disbursementes and so as yet I stand vpon these termes
the next money you ^are to disburse of your owne purse for any those affaires
I wishe to be kept. for I see small thankes & small care./.
for your accomptes touching the Scottish Queen for lxxli which heretofore mr auditor did
well like of. disbursed for houshold charges at Chartley. which Sir Amyce
Powlet wrote you should receaue agayne from him whensoeuer you wold
send for, I am dryven to haue conference to see if in Sir Amyce
Powletes accomptes it be acknoweledged and vpon conference with mr
Darrell I hope we shall therein do well howesoeuer it be
you shall haue allowance./ I vnderstand, ^that from Mr Cobham yong
Mr Paget hath an assignement of a newe leas from her maiestie of
Beaudezert house & parke./ but the certentie you shall there sooner
knowe/ A The plague doth encreas the last weke to 63. it is very
much dispersed if the certificat augment I will send towardes whitsuntide
for horses for my partner & Mall. and if it encreas the next terme is not
Like to hold & then we shall haue leasure to see the contry
Yours in hast with due commendacions to euery bodie I end this 15 of
May 1593
Yours Richard Broughton

my Lord Threasurer on thursday last in l[◇]stie viewe
sat in thexchequer chamber. & on saterday went to
the court to Croydon Where he yet remayneth
my Lord of Essex this day dineth with Sir henry vnton
who enterteyneth the french Ambassador vidam of
chartres sonne to the old ligear Ambassador that
is here. at mount fisher alias called fishers
ffolie without bishopsgate.

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To the Right Worshipfull. my very Louinge
father in Lawe Mr Richard Bagot
Esquier At Blithefeld