Letter – Ralph Grey to Daniel Wigfall – 10 Mar 1674

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Mar 1674
Correspondent: Ralph Grey
Recipient: Daniel Wigfall
Archive Source: NRO 753 J
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      Newc[astle] March the 10 1673

Mr Wigfald

Sir Yours of the 3d March wth the Inclosed bill of Exch[ange] for £100 of Mr Roddam w[hi]ch was accepted and will be paid at day; I had much adoe to prevaile wth my Cossen Briggs to Lett you have 200 p[eice]s of [lead]; it being sould at that tyme for £11 10s & £11: 5s I have beene wth Mr Wm Sanderson; who will take in it; but he wil bait [abate] nothing of 12d per pigg If he goe for London, he waits for a Letter this poast from the East Land Company, Whether he shall come up and Load Cloth or goe from here wth Coles, heare is continued frosts this 6 weakes that thare is hardly b[o]ats Can passe[.] this Not further but that I am Y[our} Humble Sarvant

Ra Grey

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