Letter – Ralph Grey to Thomas Lemon – 28 Jul 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 28 Jul 1675
Correspondent: Ralph Grey
Recipient: Thomas Lemon
Archive Source: NRO 753 J
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      ditto 28th 75

Mr Lemond


This at present is to acquaint you that I have sold your Claritt and white at 30£ per tun to Mr Hubboock postmaster of Durham but I am afraid that it will be martinmas day er it be pd, if it had been good wine had gone <currently> if ther was 2 Hogs[heads] of it good & could have sold it for 36£ & other 2 Hoggs fitt for nothing but viniger, your Sherand wine none would buy it, soe have sold Mr Woodraw 7 gall for his maids funeral & Sr Fran: And[er]son 10 Gall if he like it or others I would gladly have it of, when ever you send wine or brandy it must be good or else will not sell here brandy from 3s2d to 3s 3 per Gall as in goodness: Lead from £12:6s to £12 10s per fother I have loden Mr porter on your accompt if their be any concerne  wherein I may serve you in these parts command

Your servant

Ra: Grey

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