Letter – John Lindsay to James Standsfield – 29 May 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 29 May 1677
Correspondent: John Lindsay
Recipient: James Standsfield
Archive Source: NRS RH15 102 6 2
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May 29 1677

Wee rcd yours adviseing the lead mines proves not as expected. If in the time you mention there not better incuragment shall be willing to disist wt you.
RH15/102/6/2/175(a). This is an abstract made by Standsfield which forms part of a longer summary of 21 separate letters of various dates from John Lindsay and Co in London that Standsfield drew up early in 1678 (see Lindsay to Standsfield, 9 Feb 1678). Although the writer is not named it is assumed from context to have been from John Lindsay.

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