Letter – Peirce Reeves to James Standsfield – 20 May 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 May 1676
Correspondent: Peirce Reeves
Recipient: James Standsfield
Archive Source: NRS RH15 102 6 2
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Sir Ja: Standsfield

Your last to us of the 4th instant recd wch had answerd sooner if Mr Vermouden had bin in towne & since hear that hes gon towards Newcastle & believe hel write to you from thence if not come over. Soe soon as I understand how to direct a Lettr to him shall advise him of wt you writt in yr lett that you may be fully answertd. In our Lett of the 5 of December 74 was sent to you a scotch Bond of Sr Ja: Keith & his Lady for £300 payble to Hump. Wilie Esq to be sequesterd there & returnd We have bin solicited since by the partyes concerned for returne of it. We writ sevall times abt it. Pray let a search be made for it then advise thereoff. We hope the Bishop of Dunblane has satisfyd that [Dte]

For my Br Jno Lindsay &Comp

Peirse Reeves

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