Letter – Peirce Reeves to James Standsfield – 14 Aug 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 14 Aug 1675
Correspondent: Peirce Reeves
Recipient: James Standsfield
Archive Source: NRS RH15 102 6 2
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Aug 14, 1675

The enclosed copy of the Agreement with the Earle of Queensberry we rcd and when Br[other] L[indsay] comes to town shall advise you thereof. 
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 Lindsay’s partner Peirse Reeves.

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