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L.a.902: Letter from Margaret Trew to Walter Bagot, Blithfield, circa 1615 May 11: autograph manuscript signed

Catalog record:
Collection:Papers of the Bagot family of Blithfield, Staffordshire
Preferred Citation:Letter from Margaret Trew to Walter Bagot, Blithfield, circa 1615 May 11: autograph manuscript signed, Papers of the Bagot family of Blithfield, Staffordshire. Transcription by Early Modern Manuscripts Online (EMMO). MS L.a.902, Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC.
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Good brother at michelmas last I shoude haue reseued my mony from
my Lord which you kno was due to mie. but .mr. winkefild sent by my sone
to desire mi to ste til our ladi day and then hi wolde pay it and .5l. for
the vse of it. I tould my sone when hi went from mi if my Lord wold give
him .20..20l. a yeare during his life and that I might have .10l. of it during my life
I wold bi very willing to giue it his lorde ship but since my Lord came home
I have not hard from my sone I am therefore to intreate you good brother
to do so mch for mi as to kno my Lode his pleasue here in that I ma have
this for my sone or else to pay mi my monye I hue my Lord his hand
for it which I wilsend you if the mony be redi and intreat you to reseue it
for mi. I preu you if you can speake first with my sone to kno what aunswere
hie hath of my Lord and then to dofor mi as you thinke best for I have nobodi
vnder good to trust to but your selfe. and thus with my best and kidest commendci[ons]
to your selfe and my good sister with thankes for hir token. I commit you both
with all yourse to the almihtty to wome I pray dayly for your life and health
11 of may
Your pore louing Sister
Margaret Trew

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To the worshipful and
my good brother Master
Walter Bagott

Margaret True to
her Brother Waler Bagot