Letter – Ralph Grey to William Peacock – 3 Jan 1674

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 Jan 1674
Correspondent: Ralph Grey
Recipient: William Peacock
Archive Source: NRO 753 J
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      Ditto 3d 1673

Mr Peacocke	

      Yours of the 29 xnber Came to saife hand and in dew tyme; wch I had answered erre this but that I have not sene Mr Robt Wetwange I shall del[iver] him the Lead upon demand, Its of the <ryesing> hard hear thar being great hopes of pease wch god grant; my cozon Briggs hath bene sundry tymes seking hime; if yow agree with anny shipps for the fut[ure], I shall furnish thim wth as good Coles and as good Chepe as anny, We Intrete yow retorne yo[ur] monnys downe hear for this 200 pcs for retorne is scarce; Mr Hugh Mason: Ald[er]man Webb a[nd] my Lord Mayor who will furnish yow wth bills upon thare Custom<ers> with thanks I hear the duch Cap[tain]s are very Churlish; and Carrys all hamburg[er]s as pryses for Holland pretending thare tyme of pese is out

      Thay hath takon goeing for Scotland Loadon with wines; Capt Weatwang arryed hear last night wth the Scots fleet, and of Monday moreing Intends for Sea. Thus not futher but that I am		Ra : Grey

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