FLEMING, ROBERT [SSNE 7151]

Surname
FLEMING
First name
ROBERT
Nationality
SCOT

Text source

Robert Fleming left Danzig for Rotterdam on 2 November 1685. He was carrying letters of the Scottish exiled minister, Reverand James Broun [SSNE 6314] to Andrew Russell [SSNE 143]. Broun called him and "honest bearer". He was possibly a skipper.

National Archives of Scotland, Russell Papers, RH15/106/576/23. James Brown to Andrew Russell, 2 November 1685; Steve Murdoch, Network North: Scottish Kin, Commercial and Covert Associations in Northern Europe, 1603-1746 (Brill, Leiden, 2006), pp.113-114.

Service record

SCOTLAND, ROTTERDAM
Arrived 1685-12-31
Capacity COURIER, MESSANGER, purpose COMMUNICATION
SCOTLAND, DANZIG
Departed 1685-11-02
Capacity COURIER, MESSANGER, purpose COMMUNICATION