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L.a.272: Letter from Richard Broughton to Richard Bagot, 1593 May 26: 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, 1593 May 26: autograph manuscript signed, Papers of the Bagot family of Blithfield, Staffordshire. Transcription by Early Modern Manuscripts Online (EMMO). MS L.a.272, Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC.
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Sr the plague encreaseth and my L. Threr hath given furth that the
next terme shalbe adiourned but for necessarie returnes of ces
it is thought the first day & last day shalbe kept wth attendance
of ffewe Clerk{es}/ my tner thanketh you for her suster letice you could
not haue sent her a better token/: she is desirous to haue her man
humffrey to bringe vp horses against the begyninge of the tyme of
holdinge the next terme about{es} xvth of Iune, and then god willinge against
midsomer we shall visite you, my La. Riche hath bene desirous to haue
my r wth her at Lees/ my La. her mothr & Suster Dor Will accompanye her
besid{es} many other good Gossips/.
The privie seale money for Staffordshire is not expected to be paid before miche
The warant that came furth was for paymt of such as two yeres before
had lent. & Staffordshire lent a moneth after at first but some by prvate
frendship haue made meanes to obtayne spiall warrant. but in miche terme their
gen{er}all paymt wilbe/ I was yesterday wth Mr Auditor signifieng that I had
spoken wth Mr Darrell in whose charge Sr Amice Poulet{es} lre mencoed lxxs should
be accompted/. Mr Darrell signified that he made his accompt{es} privatelie to Sr
Amyce & his officers. and that all Sr Amyce accompt{es} are made in his
name & his exrs being an infinite great accompt wch is to be found wth Mr
Auditor Conyers. Where I must take a litle paynes, and if this be
omitted in his charges, you must haue allowance. and then Mr auditor
saieth he will chrge Sr Amyce exrs/. for Beaudesert reckoning{es}
vpon sight of my L. Thrers Lre he will give allowance wthout
troublinge my L Threr./ Thus in hast vntill the next
messgr wth 1593. comendacons & duties remembred from eu{er}y
bodie/ &c. I Comitt you to god this 26 of May.
Yors R Br
I think my man humffrey be in Shrop sire
I will write hence to him thither to
come vp wth gelding{es} &c

The cort is at Nonsuche and the houshold is nere
Oteland{es}. expectinge the next remove
to be to Oteland{es}/.

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the R Worll my verie Lovinge
her in Lawe Richard Bagot

My d. white gelding.
Bay Newport
Bay Trotter.
gray Adderley.
gray Mare./ 5
my d. bagot{es} gelding.
3 in shropshyre/
Bay Atock{es}
My Sone Trewes gelding
gray Barroll/
Sorell spled Mare/

my Sonne broughton
my d. Broughton
Nant Letyce
Mall broughton.
Iohn Lucas
Iohn Maylord.
Wm Wirrall./
Abraham/ 9