Letter – John Curtis to James Standsfield – 29 May 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 29 May 1676
Correspondent: John Curtis
Recipient: James Standsfield
Archive Source: NRS RH15 102 6 2
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      Wanlockhead May 29th 1676

Received then by me John Curtise from Sr James Standsfield to accompt of what is due to the Workmen att this place the sume of Twenty six pounds ster. with Twenty two pounds in cash presently paid and foure pounds formerly rect by order of the said Sr James from Capt Alisone, which he is to make good to him for the which sume I promised & oblige mee & <mene> to hold accompt for the said Sr James or Mr William Blackett. Towards payment  of what is  due to the Workemen imployed hear for workeing the Leade Mynes, and that for the months of Aprile & May instant. I say recd in pt paymy thereof & other disbursemts the sume of twenty six pounds ster. as above.

Witnes my hand day & year forsaid

John Curtis

[On cover:] Receit May 29 1676 John Curteis to Sir James Standsfeild of 26£ <ptel>

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