Letter – John Lindsay to James Standsfield – 6 Jul 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 6 Jul 1676
Correspondent: John Lindsay
Recipient: James Standsfield
Archive Source: NRS RH15 102 6 2
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                  								Londo July 6th 1676

Sr James Stansfeild

Our last was of the 1 inst, advising the Bill on you for £310 sterling at 20 dayes payable, to Jno <Beddle>. Wee find since the scarcity of mony here in London divers psons endeavouring to creep into the Businesse of Exch[equ]er with your place, but wee having put ourselves at much ease in our Businesse at home, doe resolve to renew our Businesse of that nature & hope to find good incouragemt & intend shortly to ordr your draughts on us for Considerable if advantage offer. Wee have yours of the 29th June & hope our last advising my being out of towne will  plead  excuse for the undue return referring your business of the [mynes] wholly to your managemt, being very willing to run equall forther with yourselfe, nothing doubting your care & prudence. Your Bill on us for £100 sterling payable to Cart Richd Barham wee have accepted & shall receive due compliance & in all things shall be ready to approve, my self reall friend to serve you, Jno Lindsay 

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