Letter – Peirce Reeves to James Standsfield – 8 Apr 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Apr 1676
Correspondent: Peirce Reeves
Recipient: James Standsfield
Archive Source: NRS RH15 102 6 2
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      London Aprill 8th 1676

Sr Ja: Standsfield

Yours of the 30th past recd. Take notis of its contents & therein recd your acct Currant wch finde to agree wth our Bookes except two articles concerning the Lead Mines amounting to £106:13:4 wch Br Lindsay (who is now out of towne) can say nothing to untill he speaks wth Mr Vermuyden who is expected in towne in few days. He shal be then acquainted with wt you desyre. As for wt Ald[erman] Simpson has drawn on you it was contrary to our knowledge & understand your compliance wth them But as yet have recd none of the money from him However wt Bills you pass on as for paymt of them shalbe comp[lyed wth, when you advise of yr treatment wth Lord Middleton shall advise accordingly.

B eing wts needfull

Sr my Br Jno Lindsay & Comp

Peirse 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