To the Right worshipfull and my very good frend Richard Bagott Esquire/
the Old Contes of Salop lettres to me
Master Bagott, I thank you for your favor and indifferencie in the matter touching that lewde workman Tuft whoe hath delt very badly and lewdly with me. he vndertoke and Covenaunted to doe great workes for me and to fynishe the same long since and hath receiued much more then reason for the same and by absenting himself before the performaunce thereof hath greatly disappoynted me and hindred my workes. by promise he is my hyred servant but I referr this matter to you and the rest of the Iustices wherein what seemeth best in your discretions I shalbe very well Content withall./ so with my very harty Commendacions I cease./ Hardwick this xixth of September 1594./

Your assured loving frend


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