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L.a.293: Letter from Thomas Browne, Shredicote, to Walter Bagot, Blithfield, 1615 August 2: autograph manuscript signed

Catalog record:
Collection:Papers of the Bagot family of Blithfield, Staffordshire
Preferred Citation:Letter from Thomas Browne, Shredicote, to Walter Bagot, Blithfield, 1615 August 2: autograph manuscript signed, Papers of the Bagot family of Blithfield, Staffordshire. Transcription by Early Modern Manuscripts Online (EMMO). MS L.a.293, Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC.
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Right worll it hath often pleased you heretofore, out
of yor love wthout my desert, to bestowe venison on
mee, before I required anie. but having now some freind{es}
come from london, (that haue layne wth mee this month) makes mee
like a bold begger to prevent soe franck a giver wth this
humble request, that you wilbe pleased to bestowe on mee
a Buck or half a buck against sonday next, and to signify
yor pleasure to this bearer my Man, Whether I may come
to see it killed on fryday or Saturday next either wth yor
owne hound{es} (if it please the gentlemen yor sonnes to make
them selues sport) or ells wth a brace of dogg{es} that I shall
bring, or otherwise may send for it to yor ke So craving
don for my prsumpcon vppon this occasion wth remembrans of
my best service I can doe you. I take leave Shredicott
this second of August 1615

Yors alwaies to comaund
Tho: Browne

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To the Right
Worll Walter Bagott
Esquier at blithfeild
these be dd

W Bagot