Letter – Peirce Reeves to James Standsfield – 1 Jul 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Jul 1676
Correspondent: Peirce Reeves
Recipient: James Standsfield
Archive Source: NRS RH15 102 6 2
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Sr Ja: Standsfield

Our last was of the 11th Inst adviseing our bill on you for £41:18:2 payble David [Congnere]. since recd yrs of the 8th wch had bin answers sooner had my Br. Lindsay bin in towne. As for the Lead Mines if Mr Vermuyden do[2 or 3 illegible letters] relinquish his share as you advise my Br is willing you should oblige yr friend by letting him have a quarter pt. And as for the sadle he gave you intends to send it the first opportunity being <....> needfull.

Sir my Br Jno Lindssay & Comp

Peirse Reeves

Since the above written by my Bro. Reeves, he being gone out of towne I have (to accomodate & oblige a peculiar friend) past on a bill on you and my owne hand for Three Hundred & ten pounds sterling payble to Mr Jno Beddles or Ord[ere]d at Twenty daies sight : wch I pray lett be duly Hon[ner]ed & whatsoever you shall be wanting in Cash that you may not be incommoded passe yr Bills on me at yr cassuall sight &

Yr Assured Loving Friend

Jn o Lindsay

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The Dukesfield Smelters and Carriers Project aimed to celebrate and discover the heritage of the Dukesfield Arches & lead carriers' routes between Blaydon and the lead mines of Allendale and Weardale. A two year community project, it was led by the Friends of the North Pennines in partnership with Hexhamshire and Slaley Parish Councils and the active support of Allendale Estates. It was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and the generous support of other sponsors. Friends of the North Pennines: Charity No:1137467