To my wyef the Countesse of Shrowesbury

I pray you send me Acres so sone as you can for I maye spare him no longer
wyef I haue receaved your severall lettres and am at this present so trobled with paine and stifnes in my hand that I cannot write my self and therefore deferre the answeringe of the same which I will fully do so sone as it shall please god to restore the streinth of my hand that I may write which I hope will be very shortly I haue retorned vnto you my Lord of Leycesters lettre and praye you when you write againe let his Lord vnderstand that because I perceaved by his last lettre vnto me it was doutfull how sone I shulld obteyne graunte of paiment I haue staied furder writinge vnto him therin havinge no dout of his Lordship’s good remembrance & furderance therof when occasion might serve And so comitt you to godes tuission this xth of october 1580

Your faithfull husband

G Shrewsbury

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