Dealer's description: "Autograph letter signed ('Edw: Coke') to his confidential secretary and man of business John Pepys putting his affairs in order ('I am in a faire waye (both for my comfort and reputation) to leave no troubled state behynd me...'), particularly in regard of settling 4000 marks uponm his son Sir Robert from the sale of Portbury Manor in Somerset."
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Letter written from "Stoke," Coke's house at Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire
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Acquired from Bonhams London, 18 March 2015, lot 99
Washington, D.C., Folger Shakespeare Library, 2015. Age of Lawyers. Opening: recto of first leaf at an angle
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Extended title: Autograph letter signed from "Edw: Coke" at "Stoke" to his confidential secretary and man of business John Pepys 11 June 1626