Letter – Ralph Grey to unknown Grey – 20 Jan 1674

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Jan 1674
Correspondent: Ralph Grey
Recipient: unknown Grey
Archive Source: NRO 753 J
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      Newc[astle] Jan th 20 1673

Lo[ving] Cousson 

yors of the 15th Curante with the Inclosed bill of exchange for <£114> came to saife hand upon Mr Peater Marchall who hath paid the one ½ and will pay the other next weeke as he promisseth, for great Care and trouble I send you many thankes as alsoe for yor private advise; Mr Sailes hath ship of Mr Potts Reparing which will Cost = £115 besides she will take In above 20 Keels of Coles soe I intreat hym for to Retorne monys downe; I hope by [the time] this Come to hand you will be makeing Ready for your voadgs [voyages]; I am now turned my owne fitter; and will take Care at your Arivall; for I thinke a mans business Is best done by hymself Noe more a[t] present but that I am your Lo[ving] Cuson

Ra Grey
A fitter on Tyneside bought and arranged shipping of coal from the coalowners

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