Letter – Ralph Grey to Thomas Lemon – 4 May 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 May 1675
Correspondent: Ralph Grey
Recipient: Thomas Lemon
Archive Source: NRO 753 J
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      Newc[astle] May the 4 1675

Sr my last was of the first instant to which I referr you since which I sould your Rye for sexten pounds per Last your Brandy for thre shill four pence per gall the best none gives but 3s6d per gall your Rousin for nine shill per Cnt there being of the same sort sould for same price, of mounday morning Mr Porter sent me home the canvis which his men found out I have sould it to Mr Swaine for nine pence halfpenny per yard it proving bad in the middle or <shd> have gote a better price you mention that it should hould out 568 yards in yours  but my meassureing of it I find 578 yards which helpe the price somewhat I have entered the ship he is loading coles and the lead is ready the Master intends two foth[er]s per his owne account this what neadfull from 

Your humble servant Ra: Grey
recipient not named, but see letter of 1 May

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