Letter to James Standsfield – 10 Dec 1685

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Dec 1685
Recipient: James Standsfield
Archive Source: NRS RH15 102 6 2
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The totall price for Sr James halfe of the wood is	     7250:00:00

the thrid of the wood is reckned cut so deduceing ane

  thrid of the price being                                 2415:00:00

                     rests                                 4835

It. by the Estimat made above if 6th pt of the two thrids

  is reckned cut so deduceing a 6 pt of that somme being    600

	<rests of pall> as for the standing wood             4235

It. by 7 years @ rent thereof viz from Whits 1679 till

  Whits 1685 Inde at £168 yearly Inde                      1500:00:00



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So at this Calculation Hopetoun payes for the wood as he had bought all at the tyme of the bargaine, with deduction of what his been cut by Sr James. & Hopetoun is content  to Concur in processe for the park and what is recovered shall goe to Sr James in so fare as concerns his halfe , and shall pay for his halfe after sentence for the standing wood at the sight of 4 men 2 for Hopetoun two for Sr James 

      Ed.  10th dec 1685						

action is to be reserved to Sr James agst all the wood cutters presiding <Mert> 1685 with Exception of Hopetouns tennents.	

[Note at foot of page] :

27th of feb 1679 the Contract signed by the Earle of Carnwall of the wood Memor.d  Error in the Cat<...> 7 yrs @ rent at 168 yearrly , being Marks 1751.6.8 and onely sett down @ Marks 1500

[outer leaf:] Memorand for Sr James Stanfeild

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