To my synguler good ladye & mestres the ladye elsabeth Seyntloo delyuer thes
mastur harry with wyllyames shall come vppe so sone as whe can set them furthe he hathe no botes that wyll kepe owte water so that there most be a peyre made for master harrye abowte tewseday he shalbe with yow god wyllinge as tocheing mastur charles mastur wyllyam cavendysche seythe that yf yow set hym to tydsewall all this larning that he nowe hathe shall do hym smalle plesure for the skolemastur that he shulde goo to wyll teche hym after anothur sorte so that he shall for gete thes techenges wyche he hathe had bothe at masters Iackeson teyler & wyllyames yf yow do meane to sent master charles to oxford let hym not goo to tydsewall/ master wyllyam cavendysche had of late a letter ffrom teyler from oxford. wherin he dyd wrytte that yf your Ladyshype stode nede of a skolemaster he wyll com to yow to chatteseworth I shall staye charles for going to tydsewall tyll I knowe forthur of your plesure master william candysche wyll se that he shall apleye his boke tyll your plesure be knowon yf master william/ candyshe maye be kepte were larning his he wyll be larnyd for he dothe stodye & apleye his boke daye & nyght there nede none to call on hym for going to his boke/ I shall sent yow all the moneye I can gete chortely after Seynt tandrose daye your fatte wethurs are not yet solde it is not tym to syll them as yet your lambes are not solde/ wyne is allwayes dere at london I do perseue/ the pavyer hathe nomore to do here but that pese before the garden dore then he dothe goo the ense to master Sotton he most pave with hym as I here I thought I shulde a Receuyd no letter ffrom your ladyshippe this wyck it was xj of the clocke of weseday or the caryer cam with it to chatteseworth/ so that I had wrytton & sent my letter before yours cam/ I haue sent yow herein closyd lyttones letter wyche cam to me after I Receuyd your letter your geyne of the forest wyll com moche aftur my seyings as yow shall perceue by lyttones letter lytton with others wyll take it of yow as yow maye perceue by his lettur/ take your advysement in that behalf for sure it is the thynge vnmete for you as cryst knowyth who preserue your ladyshippe in helyth ffrom chatteseworth the xxth of november

by your obedyent seruant

Iamys Crompe//

yow had nede to haue sir Rychard here seing that marchaton is not here//

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