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L.e.688: Letter from Ann Bab to Lady Anne Ferrers, circa 1630: autograph manuscript signed

Catalog record:
Collection:Papers of the Ferrers Family of Tamworth Castle
Preferred Citation:Letter from Ann Bab to Lady Anne Ferrers, circa 1630: autograph manuscript signed, Papers of the Ferrers Family of Tamworth Castle. Transcription by Early Modern Manuscripts Online (EMMO). MS L.e.688, Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC.
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Most Honored Lady Ann Ferrers my humble Service
remembered unto you this is to desire you to let me know
whether you have received all the goods that you sent for
and if there be anything that you desire left behind
I desire you to send me word and I will send it you
by reason I have very bad health at this present
and I desire you to send me word when you remove
where I Should direct my letters so I rest your
obedient Servant Ann Bab my husband desireth
you if you send down any letter that you would not
have anybody to see it to writ of the outside the letter
to read it himself concerning any business that you have
for him to do

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