Letter – Ralph Grey to Ralph Grey – 15 Oct 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 15 Oct 1675
Correspondent: Ralph Grey
Recipient: Ralph Grey
Archive Source: NRO 753 J
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Newcastle: october. the: 15: 1675

Sonne Ralph:

Yours of the 7th Currant Came to hand, my last was with Mr James Liddell who sayled ten dayes agoe with whome I sent yew 15 <dunder> 3 pare of stokings 38 Cottons on[e] p[iece] of stufe qt 38 yeards and 300 p[ieces] of Lead qt 395c 1q 15lb which praye in first place present my humble service to Mr Tradell and desire him to reimburse the ball[ance] of Last accoumpt and what yew have recd of him as to your expences and send returns in brandy, we intend Mr Whiert, I refered to yowr owne discretion whether to Come home this winter or next spring for I have great want of you at home your Mother give yow her blessing not further

Your Loving Father

Ra. Grey 

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