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L.a.851: Letter from Jane, Lady Throckmorton (née Skipwith), to Lewis Bagot, 1609/1610? March 24: autograph manuscript signed

Catalog record:
Collection:Papers of the Bagot family of Blithfield, Staffordshire
Preferred Citation:Letter from Jane, Lady Throckmorton (née Skipwith), to Lewis Bagot, 1609/1610? March 24: autograph manuscript signed, Papers of the Bagot family of Blithfield, Staffordshire. Transcription by Early Modern Manuscripts Online (EMMO). MS L.a.851, Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC.
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leaf 1 recto

My best cosin.
You shall euer find mee as true of my wored
to you, and to lett you knowe that I am not vn=
mindfull of my promes, I writ these lines; I
can writ nothinge of that matter you desiere to
here of; for my unckel Samwell is very dangerosly sicke
and my vnckel sanders is not well; soe that ther
metting is vnsarten; but att the necxt returne of
the carer you shall here more from mee, my bro-
ther Skipwith hathe hard of your beeing att Wom-
madam, by my vnckel Wodword; and asked my
brother gorge of it and hee denied it, but hee
sayeth nothinge to mee of you; but toulde mee
hee hard you were att the courte with my lord
of Eseckes; my mother dothe youes mee very
kindly; and thus wising you as muche happynes
and content; as I doe my self I rest

the iiiixxth of
your fathefull frend
Iane Skipwith

my sister remembers
ther loues vnto you
and I pray you doe not
forgett my loue to Watt
True, and let mee here from you as ofte
as you can; I haue sent you a lettel
bockes of marmilet to brecke your
fast with all /

leaf 1 verso

To my very louing
frende mr Lewes Bagott
giue this