[Letter Text: Notes]
receue annsure that it was required that you
would haue taken the sume you then receud
and the rest of the fines ^you might than haue had for you^ then mad to
the end to deschard det to you as the ^to descharg so much of the^
prencipall and fath full promes mad that
you shold wtin such short time as was
named to you receue all intrest du wch I
might wt owt any inconueniance pay by

100 and 200l at atime receue the wholl
in trest wt in so short time as was tould
you wch might be dune wt out my gret incon
ueneance ^to me^ what the some was my audet
boke will show for the fines was
mad oute to descharg my det to
you and you were further tould ^vppon your delays^ that my
occacions was such as would not sufer
mony to ly by me the conclusion was
you toke the sume you liked vppon arrearege
now you are requitted sence you will
perticuler is this that you will cast it
you had then receued the mony in that
sort and intrest as it was ofered wt
what that you haue receued sence what
would haue ben due at this day touch
ing my la: deglis det as you call it
I thinke prencipall and cretirs
was long sence descharged
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in your furst leter you desire your mony at such
times as your occasions will sufer and seme
to be troubled that you haue ben as you ...
mor neglected then others who ^you say^ had taken a
wors corces wt [deletion]^for ther det^ to the furst I returned
annsuer to desir to know what dayes wt any
conueniancy you might geue me to the end
I might show you what you I could doe of
certaynty and if not the wholl could not be
satesfid in [deletion] ^your^ time to geue you my
fath full promes to doe it by such dayes
after as I could be informed by
them that let my ... I might kepe
^as I would requir of you for the rest^
to this you only return me annsuer that at
widsoure &c but that ^you saye^ is not the thing
in questin betuext, &c not wtstanding
this is no satesfaction to my request I will
doe all in my pore to prouid the whol
agayns that time for you and tho I
haue no hope to perform so much yet
I doubt not but agaynst that time to
gett a good sume wch you shall not
god willing fayl of and the rest I
hope in resonabell time) or I will sell landes
for doe it, of my awnsuer of to the second
part of your furst leter I haue as you desir
inquired for of the put you in mind of sume
poyntes wch as I thought might haue geuen
you satesfacion ^that you wer not so neglected^ but it semes other waye I
haue inquired the maner as you requir and

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