Lady Katherine Paston to William Paston, Late September 1626

Type: Letter
Era: Early 17th Century
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To my beloued sonne William Paston these whersoever he be:
deliver Norwich

My good child the mercy of lesus Christ be for ever more with the. I coold not but wright these few lines to the. by which thow mayst know I doe not forgett the. I send this mesinger to heer of the I pray god I may heer that thow beest well. and I pray the haue a care of thy self every way bothe for health and Complement: I wish that tom ayde might make you a handsom winter sute that might be meet for Cambridge to wear with your gown that is ther I thinke a scarlet on; els your gowne will be to good for your sute and that gown doe grow so short that affter this winter ther will be no more vse of it for a gown: I heer thay be all well at Cambridg. Tills is on the mendinge hand it seems he had a spotted Ague : ther haue died at wallsom but thre; this two days and thay be childeren: the howse at trunch is saffiy garded it is sayd purgall died not of the siknes. the howshold ther, is all well as yett: thy father is down agaynewith his legge and very ill it is: farwell my good child vntill munday and I pray the remember me too all good frinds wher so ever thow beest the lord for ever blese preserve and keep the now and ev[er]

thy most louinge mother Katherine Paston

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