Letter – Ralph Grey to William Peacock – 30 Jan 1674

Document Type: Letter
Date: 30 Jan 1674
Correspondent: Ralph Grey
Recipient: William Peacock
Archive Source: NRO 753 J
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      NewC[astle] Jan the 30 1673

Mr Peacoke

Yors of the 27 Curant came to saife hand, where In I perceive you have bene Inquiring after Returnes but finde not to according to exsptation w[hi]ch Is aprised to us; our pay day being Next Weeke; and we sould it Cheepe upon that Acct; Lead is sould hear this day at £12 per fo[ther]; I was with Mr Isaackson but he could not suply; heare Is great quantityes sould hear w[hi]ch is shippt of for Amsterdam Rotterdam & Hambrough [Hamburg] I wonder you ship not yours Nor order what shipp to be with the first; the Weigh Master is troubled that [it] Lyes soe Longe in the Waye House; thus not further but that I perceive Lead will be £14 per fother Your Humble Sarvant

Ra Grey

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