Letter – Ralph Grey to Tradell – 24 Oct 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 24 Oct 1676
Correspondent: Ralph Grey
Recipient: Tradell
Archive Source: NRO 753 J
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      October 24th (1676)

Monsieur Tradell

Yours of the 19th recd wherin I perceive you recd myne of the 19th of Sept Since which I writt per Shipp & per post October the 4th I desire you Shipp me 15 tunns Graves Claritt & 10 tunns of the best white I refer the shipping to you who doth understand much better than doe, for Ralph must have the selling of it you will send the better to incuridge him in the trade for I intend to turn that & lead trade to him, I profess all to you I question not but you will doe for Ralph as for yourself. I desire some dryd pears Prunellas walnutts & Chestnutts with ½ doz bottles of Frontinak for Ralph to drink with friends that come to see him they must be well bottled the ½ of the last broak or the seamen or the Custom house men did abuse me in it. I recd a letter from Mr Wills from the Cows in the Isle of Wight I question not but he is arrived ere this he writt he could have a good price price for his Coals their, but I ordered this post not to break bulk without he could gett better than 32 [crowns] which I question not but they will give, for they have nor can expect no supply in hast I am sory lead is soe low with you my friend & sold hath a Considerable quantity would have sent if any Incoridgment but 28 ½ is no incoridging price I thank you for all your kindness to my sonne i hope he is by this in England I doe intend to send a younger which shall stay as long as you please this what needfull from

Ra: Grey

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