[Letter Text: Notes]
Wyfe I have Resevyd yor lettar of yor gyrrelles
hande Rehersenge yor wantes/ I wyll souply them
All I can [deletion] I have cent you Abuke
Adosen of pegens whyche were cent me this daye
& for plate I wyll sende you ij basons & ewares more
& All the cylvar plate I I (sic) mene trenchares if I
hadd more you shuld have it/ I have cent you
Abyllyment Ihone Knyfton brought by gylbard ^pryse^ xxjli
strengar ^&^ sandes & Ryse & nusum I have cent vnto you
to wete/ I have I wold have wrytten more but
my hedd Akes/ fare well my good wyfe/ at
sheffeld viij of Auguste 1574/


G Shrewsbury

grete tormoyle dothe ij houses

Yor fesantes pueltes & iij pastes of Astage more
that than this daye I cent yow & othar trompys
as bere & Ale whyche if I hadd nott dravghtes
of my none here/ I could nott have gotten it
brought/ so by this menes my workes & him
gettenge is lyke to lye & be half spylte/
[deletion] I have ij boxses of comfettes At the
castell whych I wyll send you/ I sent you this
daye iiijxx lemones & xx orenges by yor caryare

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