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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 understanding by Mr Hollins one of the
fellows of our house who came lately forth of Staffordshire
that it hath pleased God to take away my good Grandmother
from us, I cannot but take it very heavily because she hath
been ever loving and most kind both to me and all the rest of
us, yet I praise God for sparing her so long a time amongst us
whom I doubt not but he hath made partaker of his eternal
felicity. Now therefore having so convenient a messenger
as this bearer. Mr Morton's son of Angleton who was a
student in our house but now is gone away, I could not but
remember my humble duty to you and my mother, and that
thanks be to God I am in perfect health. Thus craving
your daily blessings and praying to the almighty for your
long prosperity I rest in haste./

Oxford the 9th of April
Your diligent and most
obedient son
Harvey Bagot

I have sent you here enclosed a note
how all our money is laid forth and
I pray you send us up some more as soon
as you can for I have need of soute
a new suit of Apparel./

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To the Right Worshipful his
very good father Mr Walter
Bagot at his house at
these be

Harvey Bagot to his
Father Walter Bagot
Oxford 1608