Letter – William Blackett to George Galbraith – 13 May 1681

Document Type: Letter
Date: 13 May 1681
Correspondent: William Blackett
Recipient: George Galbraith
Archive Source: NRS RH15 102 6 2
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      Wanlockhead 13th May 1681

Pray pay unto Sr James Standsfeild or his order the some of sixty six pond six shillings sterling and place it to accot of   [ditto]  Yr aff. Friend  Wm Blackett

£66 6 stlg

To Geo Galbraith, merchant In Edinburgh

[on reverse:]

Received the within mencond contents being on accompt the within named Mr William Blackett his one fourth part share of my disbursemt to workemens wages at the Leade Mynes at wanlockhead by me Ja: Standsfield

[annotated:] Mr Wm Blackett his bill on Mr Geo Galbraith

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