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L.a.433: Letter from Edward Sutton, Baron Dudley, Himley, to Walter Bagot, 1603/1604 January 14: autograph manuscript signed

Catalog record:
Collection:Papers of the Bagot family of Blithfield, Staffordshire
Preferred Citation:Letter from Edward Sutton, Baron Dudley, Himley, to Walter Bagot, 1603/1604 January 14: autograph manuscript signed, Papers of the Bagot family of Blithfield, Staffordshire. Transcription by Early Modern Manuscripts Online (EMMO). MS L.a.433, Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC.
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Mr sheiriefe I receved by Newes yor bayliefe yesternight last
notice of a Iurie to be impanelled Concerning Certen land{es} of myne
lieng in Typton. the service to be don on thursday next. the matter
Concernes me verie much. the landes lieing in a parke vnder my
house syde, now the tyme being so shorte, my request ys that yt
may please you to do me the favor to stay the ceedeing of the
Cavse vntill the next vacation, against wch tyme I shalbe redye
for the same, wch kindnes yf yt please you I rest my selfe to requite
att my house at Hymley this xiiiith of Ianuarie 1603
Yor Yor assured Louyng frend

Good mr Shrife lett me desiare
you to do me thys fauor and if
euer I can requite it you shall
not fynde me vngratfull it consernes
me x tymes more then the land
is worth because it is the parke
my hous at duddele standes in

yf it maye not bee stayed to bee defered for one week

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To the right worshipfull
Mr walter Bagott sheirrife
of the Countie of Staff~
yeave these

My L Dudley his lers: