Letter – Ralph Grey to William Hester – 5 Aug 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 Aug 1676
Correspondent: Ralph Grey
Recipient: William Hester
Archive Source: NRO 753 J
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Mr Hester

yours I rec’d in advice of soap sent which is neadful now, being you have delayed so long in sending of it considering how long it is since I writ to you for soape, you may emagen that our fare would be pa[i]d of befor that it could cume to hand which should have ben the chefe time of disposing of it, so pray order it sum other way, for I know not how to <vend> it being so long withoyt I shall give it <house roume> while such time as you dispose of it not else at present but that I am

yours Ra Grey

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