Letter – Ralph Grey to George Potts – 23 Jan 1674

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Jan 1674
Correspondent: Ralph Grey
Recipient: George Potts
Archive Source: NRO 753 J
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      ditto 23 1673

Mr Geo Potts

Sr Yors of 17 Came to saife hand: being seke of the gootes [gout] that I Cannot goe  about but I entreted Mr Sailes to Lock [sic] about and he tould me he had prevailed for £100 I giveing my bill upon you; W[hi]ch I promised I would but I heard nothing of them this morning w[hi]ch I wonder of; I shall doe my Endever to assist hym but trade is soe dead and monys soe scarce with hus especally at this tyme of year; French Sells well good graves Wine at 36 pounds per <Hs> and 6 month tyme they buy othear if the Wine be good there is noe <Kur but it will of> hear is a great Loss of ships I Lost Last year £1400 but I am fraid of this Not further but that I am Yours


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