Letter – Ralph Grey to George Potts – 17 Apr 1674

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Apr 1674
Correspondent: Ralph Grey
Recipient: George Potts
Archive Source: NRO 753 J
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      Newcastle: Aprill the 17 1674

Mr George Potts

Yours of the 11th curante came to saife hand, whare you writ of your Br[other] Sam <Janses> comeing out of Zealande. I have sent to Shields to inquire for hime when he comes in, Mr Bengemen Doncasters <comdin> who I intend to lead with Colebourne coles next weake as fast a they can be ledd for thare is no cole of the staiths that some must lye this 3 weaks befor they <obload> but the wind is out of way lying northeast this eight days that thay lose not time & that take care he should be loaden with the best coles for france and when Mr William Dyeceyns shall take care of him  Coren [corn] is much risen of price  wheat <7>s per last Rye 6 shillings eight pence otes 2s6d  I heare that corne is cheap in france and same in some intend <informe> for this porte which if they cume leave to loadfall it will be in thare way considerable, but this I leave to your consideracon  Lead givs 13. this what neadfull from yours Ra: Grey

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