Letter – Peirce Reeves to James Standsfield – 4 Oct 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 Oct 1677
Correspondent: Peirce Reeves
Recipient: James Standsfield
Archive Source: NRS RH15 102 6 2
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Londo October 4th 1677

Sr James Standsfield

Our last was of the 22th past to wch referre you. Since none from you. Our last did advise you to whom in Rotterdam you might send over some Lead for tryall namely Mr Jno Hill mercht of that place. These are now to Advise off Our onely Bill on You for £20 - payble to James Banatine at 30 d[ays] wch being inducd to pleasure a friend as also haveing excd Free wch desyre may receive due compliance & place the same to our accot. When Br[other] Lindsay comes to towne shall write more fullie whom we expect this week being wts [word missing]

for my Br Jno Lindsay & Comp

Peirse Reeves

Our Bill for the £20 is dated the third instant.

Since above written have recd yours of the 27th september past giveing a further accot of the good proceedings in the Lead mines wch is very well & wn our Br. comes home you may receive an answer more at large to it. P. Reeves

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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