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L.a.52: Letter from Sir Harvey Bagot, Oxford, to Walter Bagot, Blithfield, 1609? April 9: autograph manuscript signed

Catalog record:
Collection:Papers of the Bagot family of Blithfield, Staffordshire
Preferred Citation:Letter from Sir Harvey Bagot, Oxford, to Walter Bagot, Blithfield, 1609? April 9: autograph manuscript signed, Papers of the Bagot family of Blithfield, Staffordshire. Transcription by Early Modern Manuscripts Online (EMMO). MS L.a.52, Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC.
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Good father vnderstandinge by Mr Hollinns one of the
fellowes of our house whoe came lately forth of Staffordshyre
that it hath pleased god to take away my good Grandmother
from vs, I can not but take it very heavily because she hath
bin eu{er} lovinge and most kinde both to me and all the rest of
vs, yet I praise god for spareinge ^her soe longe ^a time amongst vs
whome I doubt not but he hath made partaker of his æternall
fælicitie. Now therefore haveinge soe convenient a messinger
as this bearer. Mr Mortons sonne of Angleton whoe was a
student in our house but now is gone away, I could not but
remember my humble dutie to you and my mother, and that
thankes be to god I am in perfect health. Thus cravinge
your dayly blessing{es} and prayinge to the allmightie for yr
longe prosperitie I rest in hast./

Oxon: the 9th of Aprill
Yor dilligent and most
obeadient sonne
Har: Bagott

I haue sent you here inclosed a note
how all our mony is layed forth and
I pray you send vs vp some more as soone
as you can for I haue neede of soute
a new sute of Apparill./

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To the Right Worll his
very good father Mr Waltr
Bagot at his house at
thease be

Hervey Bagot to his
Father Walr Bagot
Oxon 1608