Bacon Townshend collection 'To Lady Jane Stanhope (Townshend)
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Below is a basic semi-diplomatic transcription of a bill/receipt to Lady Jane Stanhope (Townshend). Henry Clay Folger purchased the Bacon-Townshend papers in October 1925 from Mr. Frank Marcham, a London rare book and manuscript dealer. This transcription was originally completed as part of the first Practical Paleography Series, sponsored by EMMO.
Transcription L.d.807 fol. 1r
July the xxvth - 1590
first for ix elles iij q.uarter. of lening Cloth
by Mrs Spencer at iijs ________ xxix.s vj.d
for iiij ounces of Silke at xxijd ________ vij.siiij.d
Sume is - xxxvij.sx.d
for which she hath had xiiij.li of
Sugar at xjd the pound ______ xij.sxd
and xviijli at xd the pound ______ xv
Sume is - xxvij.sx.d
Ad So is dew unto her ix.s