Letter – Ralph Grey – 28 Aug 1674

Document Type: Letter
Date: 28 Aug 1674
Correspondent: Ralph Grey
Archive Source: NRO 753 J
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      Aug th 28 1674

Sr This at present is to aquainte I have beene with Mr Chipsis the stone man who is like to prove a knafe; for I did bargen with his wife and did give her a note of particulars for <them> now she p[re]tends she was mistaken for he <orderd> for one furnis; and thare is stones for 2 and he will not get dd [deliver] the stones <undr> £14 for I doe intend to sue hym for the bargin if yow thinke fitt, the stones are <…>; I have bene inquireing and cannott gett a ship to take them in tho I p[ro]fired them 20s per <H> [cwt?] fr[e]ight; If anny ship come to this part ingaidg them to take in the stones and bargin with them thare fee when thay <…>  them hear thay will nott meadle with them; I intreated Mr Robt Barnes to take in Sr Tho Bludworths lead oare att 20s per <H>. Lead hear sould for <£10:10s and £10 15: we have very bad weather. No more at present 

Ra Grey  

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