Letter – Ralph Grey to George Potts – 24 Feb 1674

Document Type: Letter
Date: 24 Feb 1674
Correspondent: Ralph Grey
Recipient: George Potts
Archive Source: NRO 753 J
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      Newc[astle] feby the 24 1673/4

Mr Geo Potts

Yours of the 17 courent before me; I was wth Mr Barnes and Mr Tayler Geo: Sayles Coustomer for the shipe: who will not advance anything above Six Hundred Pounds: and you may maike hur a fre shipe; wch I was against; Geo. Sayles came after to me & tould me that they will give you 6 hundred pounds and fre[e] you of that trouble w[hi]ch would coust you £20 at least; he saith hur riging is bad and when comes to London should have a new suit of sayles; Soe I Left it to hym he understanding the Condition of the shipe; and w[ha]t he don I have not heard; This morning Mr Moses dring Charged a bill from Scarb [Scarborough?] for £5 mr Hixson wch I have p[ai]d; he writes he given you an acct heare if lost of shipes; but I hear Alford gott to London. Noe more at present

Yours Ra Grey

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