Letter – John Lindsay to James Standsfield – 22 Sep 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 Sep 1677
Correspondent: John Lindsay
Recipient: James Standsfield
Archive Source: NRS RH15 102 6 2
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      Londo Sept 22th 1677

Sr Jas Standsfield

Our last was of the 13th instant. Since none from you, neither have yet met wth Lord Brereton. Your desyre I shalbe mindefull off. As your last gave a good acct of the Lead Mines soe hope the incurragemt still continues & that the profitt will begin to answer the charge. As to your further drawing on us I desyre you to forbear untill you hear more fully from mewhen I come to towne wch will be abt 10 or 14 d hense. In yours of the 25past your desyre was to advise you wt Person in Rotterdam you might send a small quantity of Lead to make a tryall wt price it will yeald there  & wt bargaine he could make for it. If you order some to Mr John Hill mercht of that place I question not but he will be as serviceable for us as any there. <...> soe soon as you doe Advise us that I may write to him accordingly. Mr <Hill> is here now & goes for Rotterdam next Monday I have acquainted himof your intentions who will readily serve the occasion & is all from

Your friend & servt  Jno Lindsay

[outer leaf:] Sr James Standsfield Mercht  In Edinb

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