|Content Description||The first part of the letter is in black ink; reports that he has bought the recipient's drugs and that he has the exchange letters for the 11 coins; requests that he gives the books for publication to Dr Stanley.|
The second part of the letter is in 'white ink' [i.e. invisible ink]; informs him that a friend will give him 6 packets of books by Mr Adams which respond to the Bishop of Oxford, without stating as much; refers to irritation felt towards Burnet on account of the leaflet and the three letters; refers to orders for the recall of the troops; warns that Burnet should be on his guard as 'Nevil Pain' has offered money to have him removed or killed and that all the friends of the king [James II] consider this an absolute necessity.
The letter was sent via the cover address of Heer Middlebeck, apothecary at the Hague.
'Vander Berg' is identified as Johnston, as Pw A 2136/1-2 has been signed '..... Berg' and is in Johnston's hand.
Copy of Pw A 2134.
Copy made in 1733 and forming part of a bundle of papers sent from Holland to England and referred to in the papers of the 3rd Duke of Portland (Pw F 1261).