Letter – Ralph Grey – 20 Jan 1674

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Jan 1674
Correspondent: Ralph Grey
Archive Source: NRO 753 J
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      NewC[astle] Jan 20th 1673

Sr Yors of the 15 Curant with the Inclosed bill of of Exchange for £85 17:6d of Mr Henshawe would not Except the bill for to pay at the day; pretending longer tyme granted, Soe was forced to grant hym a weake Longer or Returne the bill; I am glad that Lead ryseth with you: We can gett noe M[ast]er for to take In anny hear for London; In my Last I writ you I had prevailed wth my Cosson Briggs to Lett you have 2 or 300 peses of Lead at £xii per fother pray [s]end some M[ast]er for to Call for them; I thanks yow for yor newes; pray god send hus a pease; after all these <overtorns and ..ings these ports afeard was News but bad weder else> No more a[t] present

Ra Gre[y]

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