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L.a.594: Letter from Lettice Kynnersley, Broughton, to Richard Bagot, Blithfield, circa 1595 January 18: autograph manuscript signed

Catalog record:
Collection:Papers of the Bagot family of Blithfield, Staffordshire
Preferred Citation:Letter from Lettice Kynnersley, Broughton, to Richard Bagot, Blithfield, circa 1595 January 18: autograph manuscript signed, Papers of the Bagot family of Blithfield, Staffordshire. Transcription by Early Modern Manuscripts Online (EMMO). MS L.a.594, Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC.
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My good father. the last day I received a letter
from you, and afore Christmas. I received forty shillings
from you. and ten from my mother: giving you
Both humble thanks: for the same. my brother is now
at Ludlow. where there was the greatest Christmas.
that ever I saw. my Lady made very much of my sister.
and desired her. to come to her sometimes. and she
should have her chamber in the house: and told h my
sister she should find her ready to pleasure her. or any friend
she had: when the term is done. my brother. and my
sister will come to Blithfield. to see you. and my mother.
which will be shortly after Candlemas: this with
my humble duty to you. and my good mother. with
the like from my sister: craving your daily blessings.
and craving pardon for my untoward writing: I
humbly take my leave: Broughton this.18.of January
Your obedient daughter
Lettice Bagot

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leaf 2 recto

Good father my humble

leaf 2 verso

To the worshipful my
very good father Mr Bagot
at Blithfield give these

Lettice Bagot to her
Father Richard Bagot