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L.a.347: Letter from Cecil Cave, London, to Walter Bagot, Blithfield, 1597? June 7: autograph manuscript signed

Catalog record:
Collection:Papers of the Bagot family of Blithfield, Staffordshire
Preferred Citation:Letter from Cecil Cave, London, to Walter Bagot, Blithfield, 1597? June 7: autograph manuscript signed, Papers of the Bagot family of Blithfield, Staffordshire. Transcription by Early Modern Manuscripts Online (EMMO). MS L.a.347, Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC.
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Brother my hasty iourney & your remote dwelling causeth
me to take a shorte farrewell, if time would suffer me
I would be come & see you & my syster to giue you thankes
for your many curtesyes. I neede not write to you toof this
greate iourney, for I ame sure it is knowen euery where
but that my selfe is determined to goe, it may be you are
ignorant, & therefore in shaking hands for a farrewell
I ame forced by writing onely to let you vnderstand thereof
beeing sory that before my going I may not see you. I pray
you send vp such assurance as is requesite for my money
to Charles Bussy, I dare trust you for a greater matter
yet because my iourney is casuall & that I desyre to leaue
my estate certayne I therefore desyre it. Commend me
in all kindnes to my sister & your selfe. Thus wishing to you
as to my selfe I leaue you to the protection of the allmighty
I farrewell London the viith of Iune
your assured loving
Cecill Caue

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To his Lovinge Brother in
Law Mr Walter Bagott
at Blithfeylde giue

Cycill Caue to his Brother
in Law Walter Bagot