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L.e.640: Letter from Susan Bayning, London, to "Sweet Ladye" (Lady Anne Ferrers?), circa 1600 January 10: autograph manuscript signed

Catalog record:
Collection:Papers of the Ferrers Family of Tamworth Castle
Preferred Citation:Letter from Susan Bayning, London, to "Sweet Ladye" (Lady Anne Ferrers?), circa 1600 January 10: autograph manuscript signed, Papers of the Ferrers Family of Tamworth Castle. Transcription by Early Modern Manuscripts Online (EMMO). MS L.e.640, Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC.
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Sweet Lady I am bold to write unto your Ladyship
these few words Signifying unto you that I delivered your
Chain to your Ladyship's brother Mr Brodband to send it to your
Ladyship which I hope will be to your good Liking for I
promise you of my faith I have been as Careful of it as if
it had been for myself so willing I am to do your
Ladyship's service as I am willing to have it to your Ladyship's
good Liking. The weight of the Chain is 15 ounces &
half a quarter which Cometh to 41li. 12s. the making and
the pearl is - 9li-10s. The whole sum is 51li-2s.
it is made Just by the rate of Lady Puckering's Chain
And thus craving pardon for my bold writing to
your Ladyship of so small acquaintance I rest willing
always to do your Ladyship any service in any thing your
Ladyship please to employ me thus with my humble
Commendations to your good Ladyship not forgetting my
good daughter Ferrers I leave you to God London this
10th day of January.

Your Ladyship's Loving
friend to Command Susan Bayning

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