Letter – Ralph Grey to William Peacock – 3 Mar 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 Mar 1676
Correspondent: Ralph Grey
Recipient: William Peacock
Archive Source: NRO 753 J
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      Newc March 3d 1675/6

Mr Wm Peacocke 

Yors of the 28th febary Came to hand for which I thanke you & for yor kindnese to my cousin Thos. Bridgys he <mR.dy> over this summer & <will wait> upon you at yor housse on the <last was> per Mr Tho: Richisson for Rotterdam I have ordered him to leave the Skins with Mr Jos Pannell to be sent you your 4 dozen of Calfe Skins they are a prohibited comoditye <had may adoe> to send them , since which I have recd five dozen wereof have paid hime <3s .for> Mr J Keates hath sent fifty Kersseys per yor acct which if the Customs housse will permit shall shipe them in Mr Tho Whigt who I have ordered my Concerne for <them> to receive & dissposse to the best advantage I have sent you the bills of Lading for thirty eight peices brandye <three tunns> of  <Graves> Clarett, which we hope for a better markett for with you than we have heare we have not broake  bulke soe know not whether they will let <the> karsseys or not The brandy cost 76 per C H[ogs]head & the 3 tt of wine 35 Crowne I have packt the Calfe Skins in with the Kersseys Yor &c RG

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