Letter – Ralph Grey – 29 Aug 1674

Document Type: Letter
Date: 29 Aug 1674
Correspondent: Ralph Grey
Archive Source: NRO 753 J
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      Aug th 29 1674

Sr Yours of the 25th August came to saife hand. I have accepted your bill of Mr Thomas Hatton for thirty pounds which shd be paid at dayse <w under> I heare nothing from you of the payment of Mr Hills money to you for last I had from him was the money was pd , he would bringe the bill <a bid to me in pound> I <presume> that justice wood and severall owners hath <been> with you about Landhams bill of exch[ange], if you have given a recept in p[ar]t of the bond which I gave yow account of, they have bene without any pretende and what they have signifies little, for if the common <law> will not, which they pretend I am sure the Chancerey will, if it had been a case of reference  I should have preferred it to Judge <Wood> and Sr Thomas Bludworth but I do not understand <that> they have wronged me of my 1/16 pt of the shipe under pretence which I shall trye in time whether Landham passed away befor our bill of sayle not; I have nothing but Mr Haywards word for it. Such pretences will make the shipps shall lye for none will trust which: God willing I shall prove at court, at our next meeting and then <same may lye> this not further but that I am yours Ra Grey. 

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