Letter – William Blackett to James Standsfield – 26 Mar 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 26 Mar 1676
Correspondent: William Blackett
Recipient: James Standsfield
Archive Source: NRS RH15 102 6 2
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Newcastle 26th March 1676

Honnored Sr

I wrote you by Frydays post that I intended to take jorney towards the Leed hill on Munday next the 27th pres.t And Intreated you to meet me thair the 29th ditto & to bring with you £50 strg to pay of our men all which I hope shalbe don both by you & myself and this sarves only to second my last. If you cannot come yourself pray send your Mony by Sandy Lister but I could wish these few hollydays you would be pleased to consume in that jorney that we might have som Conferance with my Ld queensberry. as to the premisses a meeting I shal Inlarg on that subject & remaine Sr Yr Humble Sarvt

Wm Blackett

[outer leaf:] Sir James Standsfield Knight/ these presents/ In Edinburgh/ pr paid
RH15/102/6/2/34 B

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