Letter – Ralph Grey – 4 May 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 May 1675
Correspondent: Ralph Grey
Archive Source: NRO 753 J
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Sr yours I recd and hath accepted your bill to Mr Frast, I could have wished you had ordered some freind of yours to have taken a loading of coles for we have a bad trade Coles fallen from 12s5d to 8s6d per chaldr that makes out cares of money and a dead trade <howsoever> shall paye you  praye send on Bage of <chaped> fine hops and at cheapest rate I had another meeting with the brewers and at last prevaled to refer it <wholly> to Mr Mathews for I hope M[aste]r exerting will cum well <oft> Mr Mathews went yeasterdaye for London so praye <….>  of him at his chambers :  not else but that I am

Yours Ra: Grey 

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