Letter – William Blackett to James Standsfield – 16 May 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 16 May 1677
Correspondent: William Blackett
Recipient: James Standsfield
Archive Source: NRS RH15 102 6 2
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      Edenb 16 May 1677

Honored Sr,

I thought to have seen you at Leeth but missing your occations these bring you are to goe out of towne tomorrow & I for the highlands so that p.haps our occations may not allow us an other meeting til I returne in the first place pray writ to Glen Lyon what you thinck fitting & secondly let Jno Curtice have 50£ sterling to be doeing with til I come back to Clear accots with you & him  these men here I will take with me to glenlyon & see wt we candoe to agree with them at my returne shall informe you more. Take John’s receipt for the mo[ney] you now pay him. I rest sr yr affect fr & sarvt

	Wm Blackett 

[outer leaf:] For Sr James Standsfield knight/ these presents/ In Edenbrugh

[annotated;} Mr William Blackett desireing me to let Jno Curtice have £50 ster till he come back from Glenlyon to cleare accompts with me

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