Letter – Ralph Grey to George Potts – 1 May 1674

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 May 1674
Correspondent: Ralph Grey
Recipient: George Potts
Archive Source: NRO 753 J
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      Newc[astle] May the first 1674

Mr Geo Pott.  

Sr This at p[re]sent is to acco[m]pany on Benj Doncaster acct for Coles and moneys to £28=10s Coles Is very  scarse now; that some hath waited 1 mo[nth] for thare Loading; heare is such great Raine that wee can gett noe Coles Lead; for Mr Dye he Loads at Setton Pear wth Sr Ra Delavals; we hear nothing of yo[ur] Brother as yet; hear hath bene sore wether to the Norward 3 shipps Lost;  I have sent Mr Doncasters Bill of Exchange to Mr Wigfald and Mr Staward Mc[…] In London; wch pray pay; all sorte of grane rissith hear: wheat 7s Reed 6s 6d Rye 5s 6d: Barly 4s Not forther.

Ra Grey

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