[Letter Text: Notes]
madam I most humble thanke you, that yt pleased you
to make me partakar of so welcom aletter non wysheth
hym better then I, your lettel pore creatuar showed
more gladnes then was to be louked for in one doble
her years, she and the rest most humble thanks
your ma:ty that yt wyll pleas you to remembar them
I haue sent iiij letters wch I desyar may be
showed yf yt seme good to your ma:ty to wryte as
ys requeared I beseche you send yt by thys bearar
I dare assuar ther shall come no harme of yt, I
besech you wryt earnestly, and so being not well I
humble take my leaue thys monday lat at nyght

yf yt please you I thenk yt as good ^or better^ to wryt to my sonne to be showed
and the letter shalbe retourned

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