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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 worshipfull it hath often pleased you heretofore, out
of your love without my desert, to bestowe venison on
mee, before I required anie. but having now some freindes
come from london, (that haue layne with mee this month) makes mee
like a bold begger to prevent soe franck a giver with this
humble request, that you wilbe pleased to bestowe on mee
a Buck or half a buck against sonday next, and to signify
your pleasure to this bearer my Man, Whether I may come
to see it killed on fryday or Saturday next either with your
owne houndes (if it please the gentlemen your sonnes to make
them selues sport) or ells with a brace of dogges that I shall
bring, or otherwise may send for it to your keper So craving
pardon for my presumpcon vppon this occasion with remembrans of
my best service I can doe you. I take leave Shredicott
this second of August 1615

Yours alwaies to comaund
Thomas Browne

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To the Right
Worshipfull Walter Bagott
Esquier at blithfeild
these be delivered

Walter Bagot