Letter – Ralph Grey to John Blanks – 24 Oct 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 24 Oct 1676
Correspondent: Ralph Grey
Recipient: John Blanks
Archive Source: NRO 753 J
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      October the 24th (1676)

Mr Jno. Blanks

I hope that Mr Hen: Milbourn hath formerly writt about my sonne Ralph coming from France to you last post I recd a letter from Monsr Tradell & another from himself that he intends aboard of Mr Jno. Rudston within 2 days who is to goe for Rotterdam but will sett Ralph ashore in the downs pray lett him want for nothing, let him make a plain winter Jute to come down for his Country suits will not be for this Coold air I would have him spend a month in seeing the City & his Aquaintances I have hearin sent a letter inclosed this from your Servant

Ra: Grey

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