Letter – Ralph Grey to George Potts – 2 Dec 1673

Document Type: Letter
Date: 2 Dec 1673
Correspondent: Ralph Grey
Recipient: George Potts
Archive Source: NRO 753 J
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       Newcastle December 2nd 1673

Mr Pott 

Sr yours of the 27 came to saife hand wheare in I perceive Mr Hester hath presented yew with the two bill of : I have chased my fittr ; to see that all sayles have a good loading of coles all <bring> the like;  It cannot be that coles can be soe good as in sumer ; when they are new led and dry; but they shall have as good coles as the river can afard and att markett prise; considering the time of the year; I shall inquire for Mr Olsen when he arrives at this port ; And according to yor order change bills for the value upon yew We heare by a Cappn that thare is the Hollands men of warr upon our cost [coast] that thar must be a very strong convoy thar will be no sturing for the shipps pray you send hus pease; Assure yor selfe if thar be anay concernes hear I can sarve yew or anny freind of yors command   yor humble servant Ra Grey

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