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L.a.274: Letter from Richard Broughton to Richard Bagot, 1593 June 3: autograph manuscript signed

Catalog record:
Collection:Papers of the Bagot family of Blithfield, Staffordshire
Preferred Citation:Letter from Richard Broughton to Richard Bagot, 1593 June 3: autograph manuscript signed, Papers of the Bagot family of Blithfield, Staffordshire. Transcription by Early Modern Manuscripts Online (EMMO). MS L.a.274, Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC.
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Sir my partner & I are to give you thanks for your careful
sending up horses, but now God be thanked the sickness
is greatly slaked, there died the last week in all of the
plague but 49. & the week before 63./ my Lord Mayor takes
better order in keeping the houses infected with relief from
coming abroad, My business was such that until
Saturday next I could not dispatch, and on Saturday
next I must be at Nonsuch the court with my Lord of Essex
where I was with his Lordship yesterday. and the day
before I was to see my Lord of Huntingdon at Stoke
I think I shall be ready to go hence abouts this
Day Sennight, or as soon as I can/ term causes there
be none of importance by the adjournment/ my partner will
every day be desirous to go./ and so would Aunt Lettice
& Mall. we thus in haste this Wednesday morning
13 June. with all duties remembered I commit you
& yours to the tuition of the Almighty Yours Richard Broughton

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leaf 2 verso

the worshipful my very
Loving father-in-law Mr
Richard Bagot Esquire

Richard Broughton
to his father-in-law
Richard Bagot