Letter – Ralph Grey to William Peacock – 17 Apr 1674

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Apr 1674
Correspondent: Ralph Grey
Recipient: William Peacock
Archive Source: NRO 753 J
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Mr William Peacoke

Yours of the 7th Aprill recd wherein you take notice of my not mentioning Mr <Jobs> going for Amsterdam which was omitted your <positive> order was to shipe it for Amsterdam if I had acted contrarey to your ordering I hope your <Lead> is sould er this to a good price when your bill of £50 cums shall paye it . you question the [pression] which never was questioned befor 

I have recd of Mr Thomas Cotesworth £100 p Anum for shiping of Lead and returns for Lead bought there of our partners  Corne riseth apace Rye 6s6d wheat <7>s and barley <..> oats 2s6d I parceve corne is cheape in france this with my sarvis I rest yours 

Ra Grey

Lead[sels] here for £13 per fother and £13 5s   yours RG  

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