[Address Leaf]
To my verye good
ladye my lady
Sentlowe geff
[Letter Text: Notes]
good madame for that I m perseue you dyd mystake my
Letter do eftsones trouble you Mr clerke hathe receued
my Letter and also youres/ as be hys answer you
maye perseve wyche I have sent you/ and ones dyd
promyse my men they should have money wyth
them there tarynge there whas but shorte and
also ye knowe that one maye do at one
tyme that he can not do at another
I sende vpt shortelye one of my men so that
be the frendshype of your Letters agayn I
maye chanse to spede/ and afore chrestemas
one of the maysters of the chanserye wylbe
wythe me and then I shall acknowlege a
recognysance before hym as a statute at
natyngham to whome Mr Lek wyll have
me/ I thanke good I am well amended
and syns I had the emeroydes/ my pane
yn my hede ys quyte gone frome/ but
I fele age wher apon me for I may
not abyd cold/ and thus good madame
desiryng your Letter to Mr clerke ... wythe
my hertye commendacyons do wyshe vnto yow
and all yours as vnto my selfe frome
hardwycke the fyrst of december

most lovynge brother

Iames Hardwycke

my coysn Wylloughbye ys maryed to mr
lytelltons daugheter of wocester shyre
an mean gentyll^man^ and ^hathe^ lytell past halfe to
muche as the executors gave mr knolles

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