Letter – Ralph Grey – 19 Dec 1673

Document Type: Letter
Date: 19 Dec 1673
Correspondent: Ralph Grey
Archive Source: NRO 753 J
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Newc[astle]Desember th 19 1673

Right Honble  

This at present is to aquaint yor honor that Mr Atkinson is come but sunke wth in the harber that as good as lost; that is wine saved and some hopps but <denised> but are good ar loss; soe I intreat yew as per <former> to ship me the same parsell excepting prunes for I can by [buy] them hear for 12s and for peper I hope you will use me kindly  Mr Cotterall yr frend is not come  but was blowen of as I was informed but I hop will be in this night I hope Mr Gould hath pd his 80 £ John Hill hath <stokt> pray tell him his oncle hath presented his bill for 40 £ he gave me for Hill doe pray lett him pay his owne stok; Mr Waltr Barnards 28£ or what he can carry if it be not to much trble that yow will ordr anny of yor men to recve the mony; I could ordr yew up mony of M[asters] of shipp and <…> hear of <yor cosson> noe more at present but that I am yo &c    Ra Grey

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