[Address Leaf: Notes]
To the Righte honorable &
good Lady the cowntis
of Shrewsberye/
[Letter Text: Notes]
My honorable good Lady, whearas yt pleased yow to
Desier me to helpe yow to a Clarke and aporter,
but as yet, I can not hear of ani one that is
ffite ffor the office of a Clarke/ but for yowr
porter, the bearer hearof I take to be a
very fitt man, & for whose truethe I dair
answeare/ otherwise I would haue been Loothe
to write or speake in his behalfe, and I
hoope yowr Ladiship shall find him willinge
dilligent and redy to please, thus greatlie
desiringe to hear of yowr Ladiships well
doinge wishinge all thinges to fawle out
to yowr Ladiships desier, prainge yow to
pardon me that I write not this wth my
owne hand, ffor that my ffinger continuethe
so evell as that I am not able to howld a
penn, and soo I commit yowr Ladiship to god
ffrom my howse the xxvjth of Ianuary /1592/

Your Ladiships most assured Lovinge
Neece / / / / / / / /

Susan Kent
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