Letter – Ralph Grey to Randolph Richardson – 19 Jan 1674

Document Type: Letter
Date: 19 Jan 1674
Correspondent: Ralph Grey
Recipient: Randolph Richardson
Archive Source: NRO 753 J
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								Newcastle Janu ye 19  73

Mr Richisson

	This at present is to aquaint yow yt my Cossen Briggs and I have examened yo[ur] acct and found it right and intende to Shipe som Led per ye first Shipes we Can get to take then [sic] in Coles geves Soe great a prise they wellnot be p[er]swaded to doe us ye Courtessy though we would advance ye price; we intreate yow for yo[ur] paines and trouble in selling ou[r] Leed you wold bestow five pounds in a pesce of plate and place to our acct; we have not latily hear from you as to the price of Leed; Last fleat of Colers is much disperssed; Som for Scotland Berwicke Capten : Wetwange last we[ek?] tooke a Capp[ture?] of 8 gunns and sixty men; She had taken Mr Clarkes of 21 keeles & had taken Sam:Green

If Capt Wetwange Come to there reprive if any newes of peace pray writ  not further but yt we are Yo[ur] Humble servant 

      Ra Grey  Ro Briggs

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