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L.b.542: Letter from John Donne, St. Paul's, London, to Sir George More, 1629 June 22: autograph manuscript signed

Catalog record:
Collection:Papers of the More family of Loseley Park, Surrey
Preferred Citation:Letter from John Donne, St. Paul's, London, to Sir George More, 1629 June 22: autograph manuscript signed, Papers of the More family of Loseley Park, Surrey. Transcription by Early Modern Manuscripts Online (EMMO). MS L.b.542, Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC.
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leaf 1 recto

The busines of thys churche, and all other busines wch con=
cerne me in thys town determine thys weeke: so that I
might be at my liberty to go to do the duty to my
churche in the Cuntry, next weeke, but for the expec-
tation of that 100l, wch ^you are to pay some days after that.
If therfore yt stand not wth yor conveniency to pay yt before,
because I presume yow wyll be gone out of town, before that
11th of July, I ame bold to intreat yow to let me know, by whose
hands yt shall be payd me then. for besides that yt were a
great disappointment of my necessary service in the Cuntry,
to be stayd any longer in thys town, so not to receyve yt at yt
day, wyll put me to so great a trouble, as to make my poore
wyll anew, and to subtract from my other children, theyr
part of thys 100l. Therfore I humbly intreat yow, that I may
hear from yow, before yr goinge out of town, and rest

yor poore sonne in law, and
humble servant in Chr: Ies:
I: Donne.
At Pauls house.
22 Iun: 1629.

leaf 2 verso

To the R: Wor:full Sr
George More kt