Letter – William Blackett to James Standsfield – 9 Sep 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Sep 1676
Correspondent: William Blackett
Recipient: James Standsfield
Archive Source: NRS RH15 102 6 2
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Sr James Standsfeild his acct for Wanlock head Lead Mines


For your three quarter part of the Charges expended from the 

  begining till this present day 9 September 1676 as per 

  particulars given & now sent                                     £310. 4.3 


Pr monyes received by me & by my order of Sr James as per acct 

  stated with Sr James wch comes to                                £243:11:7d

From which deduct £4 ster: don Sr James Govd as paid Mr Ellison 

  wch I paid to Mr Wallace the Writer for Mr Ellison                 £4


Ballance due to Wm Blackett on this acct from Sr James              £70:12:8

                                                                   £310: 4:3

[outer leaf:] 1676. Mr William Blackett his accot. For the Leadmynes at Wanlockhead from the first of Sepr 1675 till the 9th Sepr 1676 413:12.4 ½  and receipt to Sr James Standsfield for ¾ pts the sume of £310:04s: 03d

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