Letter – Ralph Grey to George Potts – 20 Feb 1674

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Feb 1674
Correspondent: Ralph Grey
Recipient: George Potts
Archive Source: NRO 753 J
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      newc[astle] feb the 20 1673/4

Mr Potts

Sr This at present is to aquaite you that Mr Dye Hath bene wth mee; I have sent hyme one <Keel> downe and the rest he shall have and w[ha]t moneys he wants to clear and pay the Keelemens dewes Mr Sailes was wth mee and brought Mr Bedford wth who had £150: ready : but I advised hyme not to charge till he hath a letter from you this post In answer to his about the saile of the ships; if he can £700: for hur she will be well sould; for she is still bout an ould shipe; or Whether you will have hur Load with Coles and sent for the other side Pray write whether we have peace or warr with france; for we are thinking of sending a shippe for Brandy it beinge for £34 and is cheape in france; Not further but that I am Your Humble Servant

      Ra: Grey

Mr Neathrope sends great Quantity of brandy heare 

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