Letter – William Blackett to James Standsfield – 11 Feb 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 11 Feb 1678
Correspondent: William Blackett
Recipient: James Standsfield
Archive Source: NRS RH15 102 6 2
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      Sanqar 11th Feb 1677/8

Honnored Sr

According to yr desire & my advice to you from Newcastle with much adoe I got hether yesterday but findinge you not here and having this opportunity of my Lds footman coming for Edenbr I thought good to give notice of my being here, and asto what monys you may bring with you to clear all accots til the 9th prest wch wil come to as per the following pticulars.

Rests to Jno Curtice upon my bil drawen on you according to     £41- 0- 7 3/4

  accot stated here with you					 

For yr 3/4 part of the charge til xmas as per Jno Curtice 

  his acct £88:8:8                                              £66-06- 6

For yr 3/4 part of the charge til 9th psnt as per Jnos 

  acct £58:16                                                   £44-02- 0

Dew to my Ld for 1/2 a years rent of Wanlockhead for yr 

  3/4 part 250£ scots	                                        £20-16- 8

                                                               £172-05- 9 3/4

of wch you have pd Jno Curtice I p.ceave                        £70-00- 0

                                                  Rests        £102-05- 9 3/4

Pray if you come yr self bring us the <news> or if you send your man with the mony let us have it. I intend be at Edenbr after I pd and settled things here. I rest 

your aff. Frend and sarvt

Wm Blackett

Let yr man bring the book with him. 

[outer leaf:] for Sr James Standsfild Knight/ these preent/ In Edenb

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