Letter – Ralph Grey to George Potts – 2 Mar 1674

Document Type: Letter
Date: 2 Mar 1674
Correspondent: Ralph Grey
Recipient: George Potts
Archive Source: NRO 753 J
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      Newc[astle] March the 2d 1673/4

Geo Potts

Yours of the 24 and 26 cme this day to hande the wayes are soe bad thare not pasable: I beleave Mr Sayles hath given you a full acct of the sayle of the Shipe; and I perceive buy him; a particalar of the Cha[rges] & dispursements; I percive they intind Geo: Sayles M[aste]r of her to send her for hambrough [Hamburg] with Coles & Lead; & Cloth for the Vergenis: Coles is at A great price: that they will Cleare the ½ shippe Mr Dye was wth me & told me he had Re[ceive]d order from you to Lead with Ra Johnson and that I should take a Keale of Coles againe and was very tush: I percive he is not Load[ed] as yett I have sent to speake with hym and to show hym yor acct but he comes not; I am sure I have best Coles for over sea & as good as my nybors for that cost[.] I sent downe to Sheales to wait of your Brothers Johnes com out of Zealand; I shall speke wth hym and if there be annything I can  sarve hym for, he may comand mee; hear is fare winds for hym; if you Intend Mr Dye for france Lead is a good Com[modit]y better then Coles; you may by it hear for £13: 5s per fother maybe £13 as the traid is: but for that you may Inquire & for Kerseys[.] I am glad to hear Mr Aldford saife in humber this no fu[rther]

Yours Ra Grey

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