Letter – Ralph Grey to Thomas Wills – 24 Oct 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 24 Oct 1676
Correspondent: Ralph Grey
Recipient: Thomas Wills
Archive Source: NRO 753 J
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Mr Tho: Wills

Yours of the 15th recd I am sorry you did meet with soe bad wether as to be putt into the Isle of Wight, if the wind hange out of the w[est] it is not amiss if you dispose of 20 Chaler & gett a Certifcate to the Custome house for 30 by that upon your return we may gett the Custome allowd you are to blame not to write the price of Cols at the Isle of Wight & measure, that we may take our mesures accordingly for they are at 32 Crowns at Bourduax and without they give a better price with you proceed of your voyag pray let Mr W Knights give me an account of the price of Coles & the measure how it holds out with ours & the charges at the Cows & what returns whether Clay or what Else for this Markitt, all friends are well

your friend

Ra. Grey 

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