Letter – Ralph Grey – 21 Feb 1674

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 Feb 1674
Correspondent: Ralph Grey
Archive Source: NRO 753 J
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Lo Cooson

Mr Geo: Potts yours of the 17 Came In deue tyme wth the Inclosed to Mr Sayles wch was d[elivere]d hyme; and he hath write you An Inswer wth an inclosed acct of the Cha[rges] he hath bene at & must be out of making hur ready; You saith thay will not give one shill[ing] more but six hund[red] pounds, I did advise to have posted her up In the exc[hang]e and the Grave wch he aquainted them wth; but they protested if she wear posted they would not give the price they had bid for Mr Sayles though better not to <slips this appointmt> I am desired to meat them one monday w[hi]ch I shall doe I perseve they will not advance the price; this wett wether doth hinder Mr dye for loading heare sad stormes of winde I am afraid we hear of Lose of the London flette this what further

R Grey

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