Letter – Ralph Grey to William Peacock – 25 Mar 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 25 Mar 1676
Correspondent: Ralph Grey
Recipient: William Peacock
Archive Source: NRO 753 J
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      March the 25th (1676)

Mr Wm Peacoke

Sr Yours of the 23 of March came to safe hand I hope Mr Joseph Panell hath sent you your Skins, sent per Thos Richdson who d[elivere]d them to Mr Fitts your Friend. I have ordered Mr Rudd to send with Skins he can gett for you[.] here is now Three & halph doz of Skins which with fifty Kerseys shall ship next week for Rotterdam & a <serge> Mr Krals ordered consigne them to Mr Fitts per your acct. I hope you <received> your Kerseys & Lether in the wine ship, w[hi]ch Mr Van Verlaan gave an acct of <heragnwall>, & that they could not find you or else the ship had been <b.erd> my goods being upermost which I beleive is a pretence pray dispose of my goods at price currant & send me returns in dollars Gold or exchange which you find will be to the best advantage if you had sent me a Currant could have ordered returns in dry <spices> if we can but save the exchange or Lose by monyes or other goods Tho: Richison will sail next week if any more Kerseys come in shall ship them with the former, write the price of Verginia Tobacco with you for I intend to Consigne my Conserns to you, Joseph Panell sold me some at Rotterdam last year did turn to a good acct I hope if you send our ships home will turn to a better acct with you after the hollidays shall send the man according to your order to buy what Skins he can for you, my Cousin Briggs will stay till if Tobacco Shipps arrive, when you have disposed of your Kerseys send the Ropes & Canvis back which will serve again for they cost dear hear, this what needfull from

Ra: Grey 

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