Letter – Ralph Grey to George Potts – 24 Jan 1674

Document Type: Letter
Date: 24 Jan 1674
Correspondent: Ralph Grey
Recipient: George Potts
Archive Source: NRO 753 J
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      NewCastle Jan 24th 73/4

Mr George Pott

Last post I writ you I heard nothing of Mr Georg Sayles; who this day was with me; and aquanted me he expected one hundred pounds at last but now he Can furneish hime but with thirty pounds which I have passed my bill of exchange of you at sight according to Mr Sayles dessire; which pray honor with acceptance and payment; the bill is payable to Mr Jerrad Stockell or his order; A man of Law[.] moneys is soe scarce heare that thosse that have it will not part with it without advance; soe that my advice is to get bills there and send downe for I beleive he will have occation for one hundred and fifty pounds before all things be Cleared; heare is Lost to the noroward [northward?] of this barr twenty Sayle of Shipps that we heare of besides those that are foundered; pray god send us peace that shipps may not be forced a winter trade, this not further for present but that I am Yours

Ralph Grey

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