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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 cousin.
You shall ever find me as true of my word
to you, and to let you know that I am not unmindful
of my promise, I writ these lines; I
can writ nothing of that matter you desire to
hear of; for my uncle Samwell is very dangerously sick
and my uncle Sanders is not well; so that their
meeting is uncertain; but at the next return of
the carrier you shall hear more from me, my brother
Skipwith hath heard of your being at Wymondham,
by my uncle Wodword; and asked my
brother George of it and he denied it, but he
sayeth nothing to me of you; but told me
he heard you were at the court with my Lord
of Essex; my mother doth use me very
kindly; and thus wishing you as much happiness
and content; as I do myself I rest

the 24th of
your faithful friend
Jane Skipwith

my sister remembers
their loves unto you
and I pray you do not
forget my love to Walter
Trew, and let me hear from you as oft
as you can; I have sent you a little
box of marmalade to break your
fast with all /

leaf 1 verso

To my very loving
friend Mr Lewis Bagot
give this