Letter – Ralph Grey – 14 May 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 14 May 1675
Correspondent: Ralph Grey
Archive Source: NRO 753 J
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      ditto the 14 : 1675

Sr This may serve to aquaint you that Mr James <Border> saled the 9 instant I have here inclosed sent you the Accompt of his coals and lead which you may send to your correspondent Bath. A fothr of lead upon his owne accompt which he <pro….> to aquaint you with and <….> to se it pd in my last I aquaint[ed] you with the sale of your <Rosall> and your brandy and two <ba[rre]ls> of <Crenish>  Rye is fall[en] here to 15£ per Last  Beans 3s : wheat 6s per bush Barley 3s6d oats as in goodnes from 1s6d to 2s per bush <….> 4s per bush  Coals is faled from 9s6d to 8s per chall  lead £12:10s per foth: Brandy 3s4d <None> 3s6d per <…. Granscors> 36 per <Ctane>. this what neadfull from your servant

Ra. Grey

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The Dukesfield Smelters and Carriers Project aimed to celebrate and discover the heritage of the Dukesfield Arches & lead carriers' routes between Blaydon and the lead mines of Allendale and Weardale. A two year community project, it was led by the Friends of the North Pennines in partnership with Hexhamshire and Slaley Parish Councils and the active support of Allendale Estates. It was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and the generous support of other sponsors. Friends of the North Pennines: Charity No:1137467