Letter – Ralph Grey – 4 Aug 1674

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 Aug 1674
Correspondent: Ralph Grey
Archive Source: NRO 753 J
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      Newcastle August 4: 1674


Yours of the 30th came to hand, I was out of towne of which my man gave you an acct, as for your fire stones they having a hard bargaine pretend they can geat none to work the great stons, I do threaten them that I will sue them for damaidges, they having broake day with mee, I have sent you here inclosed a bill of Sr Thomas Bludworth for thirty pounds and shud order that you use the remainder, I had shipt you upon a prcell of Leat but can geat noe M[aste]rs of ships to take it in att the ould raytes we get some for £12 : 10  or 15 and but small vent, I hope it will Risse with you the east india ships sarvid   This not further but that I am

Your humble servante Ra Grey


Sr Att thre dayes sight of this my sole [bill] of exchange paye unto Mr Daniell Wigfall or Ptner the sume of thirty pounds for Like value read heare make good payment and place it to the acct of  your Humble servant  Ralph Grey

For the worshipf[u]l Sr Thomas Bludworth  […] in London

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