Letter – Ralph Grey to George Potts – 9 Jan 1674

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Jan 1674
Correspondent: Ralph Grey
Recipient: George Potts
Archive Source: NRO 753 J
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      New[castle] Jen[y] the 9 1673

Mr Geo Potts

	This apresent Is to Aquant yow that Mr Mossis Dringer and Mr Wm Alford Is Sayld and I hope will be wth yow er long; Last post I Rec.d a Letter from my Cousson Mr John Grey who writt me he was wth yow; Wth the bills of Echange Wch you would not Under Write nor Except; but did appoint hyme to Come Eight days after: you would give hyme an Answer: Wch I Wond[e]r at for all most redy moneys I pd: I could have had twelve pens per pound to have fornished others hear, I hope per next to hear that yow have pd that money and without yo[ur] Speciall ord[er] shall fornish Sayles with noe more moneys: pray writ me the reason why you owne not the bills: for I wd not exced yo[ur] ord[er] wch I must stand by; Write me two lynes In answar Next post Not forther but that I am yo[urs]

      Ra : Grey

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