[Address Leaf: Notes]
To my servaunt
Thomas Bawdewin
[Letter Text: Notes]
Bawdewine I haue receiued yor lettres and according
to yor desire therein haue sent you the Counterpaine
of Whitakers lease the note vnder Mr Andersons hand
and the Copie of William Beckwithes Conveyaunce
I sent yor lettre to my brother Io: Manners who hath
written agein, you shall receiue his lettre herewth/
Blytheman is agreed wth all and therefore the
proces sent downe is Lost ffor tharrerages you
write of greyhoundes. I would haue you looke to yt
and to deale wth my L. Treasorer and so to take
order for yt./ ffor the Conveyaunce for Wildemore
I will send to Richard Cooke but I thinke yt
will be the next terme before you can do any thing
in yt more than is doone// Yf yt shall be thought
good by my Counsell that there shall be any Comissions
of Chosen for Woolland (allthoughe Mr Manners dislyketh
thereof,) for Nottinghamshire I thinke I thinke
that ffrauncis Woortley
and ffrauncis Leake of of
, Thomas Knyston of Mirraston &
Richard Cooke
, ^S.r^ Anthony Gell ^Mr Ralphe Secheverell of Morley^ of Darbyshire,
ffor Nottingham shire/ Brian Lasselles esqr
Mr Dabbescourt, Iustices of peace; Mr Mason
Of theis, exepte they dislyke of darbishire men to
be Commissioners I thinke that Mr Gell and Mr
Secheverell of Morley are the fittest, but yf
they be disliked or exeptions taken agenist them
then you may make choise of two ^or three^ of the other
whome you thinke good. And for my offer of
a thousand markes to my La Mountegle I neuer
made any such offer neyther meane I to do, but
Let hir take hir thirdes as they shall fall ~
ffor Mr Winters matter looke as well to yt as you can
I haue allready written (as you know) to my L. Chancellor
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for the stay thereof, p I pray make yor retourne
as spedie as you can out of ffraunce, because
you haue begonne in sondry theis Causes I would
haue you to end them (wch will lye a
slepe till you Come ^agein^ Commend me to my boies
& will them to applie their studies & they shall
want nothinge God blesse them./ Sheffeld
this viijth of ffebruary 1581

Yor L & Mr

G Shrewsbury

I wold have you before
yor departure Remembar my sute
yett consyderenge hur mate
is gone I can nott see how you
can do it/ / / / you must of the money
that you take ordar by my derecsyon to lett
the boyes have Ich of them xli as gyven them
by my wyfes Requeste/ §/

I prey god to blesse them bothe

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