Letter from Margaret Bourke to Lady Colly
- Reference: MS 813, fols 148r-148v
- County: Kildare
- Date: undated
- Type: Miscellaneous
- Nature of Deposition: Military Action, Words
<A> I know you haue heard how lewes moore came hither the next day after you left it, & a hundred horse & foote with him to take you prisoner accordinge his brothers directions he threthened to hange dudly if you came nott he would haue taken your truncks then with him butt that I stormed & raged yett he stayed all the night a horsback in the towne, to watch your sendinge for them & soe Continued till saterday night last four & twentye muskettiers euery night about the house till they were goeinge vppon som imployment to trim & they would nott delay it butt take them with th them, which I seeinge sent the maides & the cooke to take out all the best thinges wich I haue here & doe hope to gett som frend to preuaile to gett the the rest, I dare nott acknowledge to Tho: Pilsworth that I kept any of the cloaths lest the Irish should heare of it send me woord what you will haue me doe
<send to me with speed for I will nott stay here to be vexed with them, I pray remember my humble seruice to my Lo. Jephson & Sir Johne I rest
My lady Collie
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