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L.d.1032: Letter from the Town of Brinton, Norfolk, to Nathaniel Bacon, 1609/1610 January 16: manuscript signed

Catalog record:
Collection:Papers of the Bacon-Townshend family of Stiffkey, Norfolk
Preferred Citation:Letter from the Town of Brinton, Norfolk, to Nathaniel Bacon, 1609/1610 January 16: manuscript signed, Papers of the Bacon-Townshend family of Stiffkey, Norfolk. Transcription by Early Modern Manuscripts Online (EMMO). MS L.d.1032, Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC.
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Right worpl our humble duties remembred. wheras the
porer sorte of the Towne of Brinton haue bene often inst
ant vppon vs, whose names are vnderwritten, to become sutors
to yor worp yt sume one sufficient man might obteyne licence
of yor worp. to victell & drawe beare, whereby they might
be provided ffor, by the penny as they weare able to ffetch
yt: May yt now please yor worp by vs to be aduertised,
that the bearer herof (Nicholas Kendall) of the same
towne: ys a man of honest behavior among vs, and of
good name, and of good indifferent livelihode, able to
make provision for to supply the want of the porer sorte,
and to giue contentment of interteinment to the Stranger,
of wch complement{es} we knowe not any other in the sayd
Towne, eyther that desireth ye place at this instant, or wold
accept yt yf yt weare offered. In wch regarde we haue
the rather at this present, humbly offered or mediation
to yor worp in this bearers behalffe. And so in all duty
very humbly commend yor worp. to the protection of the All=
mightie. Brinton the 16th of Ian. 1609.

yor worps in all duty
at comandment.
Chrs: Burlingham
Sam Stalham
William Playford
Iohn Pleasaunce

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To the Right worpl Sr
Nathaniel Bacon knight
at Stiffky giue thes

Mr Stallam
& Kndall