Letter – Ralph Grey – 9 May 1674

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 May 1674
Correspondent: Ralph Grey
Archive Source: NRO 753 J
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      Newcastle May 9th 1674

Sr Yrs of the 5th Instant; where in I pceive Mr Potts could not pay the bills till this day, I sent Mr Potts his acct under his hand, therfor he need not pretend want of advice I thanke you for your great Care in goeing to Mr Sayers to inquire after my Cossen Briggs; and that you would furnish Hir wth wt she hath accation for: I have sent you here inclossed a bill of exch: for twenty pounds at three days sight upon Mr Benj Barnes; I have sold A peele of Lead here this day for £13 per fother  - heare is sundry shipps come in here wth corne from beyond seas pay to crowne per last 5s Rey per bush: and English 5s per buss : Beanes 3s [blotted] and Berley : 3s6d  Malt : 3s4d  Otes 2s6d  Wheat  Read 6s and whiht 4s per bus, whiht pees 5s per bush.

Ra: Grey

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