Letter – Ralph Grey to unknown Grey – 3 Jan 1674

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 Jan 1674
Correspondent: Ralph Grey
Recipient: unknown Grey
Archive Source: NRO 753 J
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      Newcastle Janury ye 3d 73

Loving Cossen 

      yo[urs] of ye 30 of Dcember with ye inclosed bill of exchange Came to safe hand; for wch and also your faver I doe render yow hartye thinks; pray ye chargs yow are out in Carth hire or other Charges pray place to my acct wch shall be payde payd with thankes

      My wife presents her servise to yow; and intreats yow to buy hir 1 tun of ordnarye vinicar and to send it y first shipps or any of our Twones [townes?] men yt I am concernd in wil so fright; Capt Wetwang came out of Scotland Last Night; and one Monday morning this fleett  intends forward to Sea: und[er] the Capt Convey I hope the other bills for the 29£ will be pd by dew tyme wth Mr Geo <Potts> bill for 85 <s> I sent yow inclosed last post.,

P[ar]don this trouble I put yow tow: wishing yow a good New year

      Ra : Grey

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